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GIS Intern

Lake County Division of Transportation - Libertyville, IL

Type: Internship - paid
Posted: 03/14/2017
Deadline to apply: Open (no deadline given by employer)
Payrate: $13.22/hr

Job Description & Duties:

Becoming a GIS intern with the Lake County Division of Transportation will allow you to perform beginning technical GIS work in a training capacity, completing tasks, such as, inventory gathering along county bikeways and highways, maintaining spatial data, and map creation. Supervision and training is received from a higher level GIS Analyst. Work is performed according to explicit instructions or established procedures and methods. Your day will consist of working directly with higher level GIS professionals. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

Skills & Qualifications:

In order to be successful in this role you should have completed college level course work in GIS, possession of a valid Driver’s License, good physical condition sufficient to allow field work in all weather conditions and working on bikeways and highways, knowledge of geography as applied to concepts and principles of GIS, map projections and datums, coordinate systems and cartographic designs, training and/or skill in using desktop software such as databases, electronic spreadsheets, or other graphics software, basic understanding of GIS programming and customization techniques. The individual must have the ability to make and maintain records of technical computations, the ability and willingness to learn technical GIS tasks and procedures, the ability to use GIS equipment, instruments and devices, the ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and/or written instructions, the ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions, the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work individually and in a team atmosphere.

Application Information:

Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department, you will be working for, visit DOT. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

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For more information: Lake County Job Posting



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