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Forestry/GIS Intern

City of Kenosha - Kenosha, WI

Type: Internship - paid
Posted: 03/15/2017
Deadline to apply: 03/27/2017
Payrate: $9.18 - $11.18/hr

Job Overview:

The Engineering Division of the Public Works Department for the City of Kenosha is seeking temporary Forestry/GIS Interns. This recruitment is open to all qualified individuals and will establish an eligibility list which will be used to fill the current vacancies and may be used to fill any other such openings in this classification which occur within the next 12 months. These positions are non-represented.

These positions are tentatively scheduled to work 8 hours per day, Monday through Friday, during the summer months.  Based on satisfactory performance as an Intern and academic progression toward a degree, incumbents may be rehired as an Intern next summer.

Duties & Responsibilities:

GIS Intern

  • Collect data using a global positioning system (GPS) or geographic information systems (GIS).

Forestry/GIS Intern

  • Identify and track the size, species, and location including possible accessibility for removal, health and condition of trees.
  • Select and mark infected trees.
  • Collect data using a global positioning system (GPS) or geographic information systems (GIS)

Education Requirements:

GIS Intern


  • High school diploma or GED/HSED.

Foresty/GIS Intern

  • High school diploma or GED/HSED.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year degree program with a major in forestry, urban forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, plant biology, conservation, or environmental science or related fields (with good academic standing).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Knowledge of basic GIS.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in basic computer and GIS software applications.
  • Ability to use GIS field instruments and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to make accurate mathematical computations
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to complete and maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to handle reasonably necessary stress.
Other Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license and have a good driving record and be able to use personal vehicle for work duties.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test.
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