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GIS Intern

Milwaukee County DOT

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Location: Wauwatosa, WI
Type: Internship
Posted: 06/04/2021
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
Payrate: $12.08 -$18.50 hourly
More Information: GIS Intern

Job Summary:

The primary function of the GIS Intern is to assist LIO staff with general maintenance of GIS data.  Geographic Information System (GIS) Intern – Assist the Sr. GIS Analyst with current DOT GIS related projects by collecting/updating assets in the field, updating spatial databases with definitive resources, and documenting current GIS practices to develop and maintain MCDOT’s enterprise GIS.

Job Duties:

  • Maintaining Data.  Is responsible for maintaining digital geographic data within the Milwaukee County Enterprise Geographic Information System (EGIS). Duties include source map preparation and editing; digitizing; feature coding; data conversion; post conversion editing and labeling; map and report generation; data documentation (metadata preparation); and data maintenance operations.
  • Collecting and Verifying Roadside Assets.  Is responsible for collecting and verifying digital geographic data along highways and freeways within Milwaukee County using mobile GPS collection techniques and ortho photo interpretation.
  • GIS Applications.  Is responsible for operating GIS software to display geographic data; to design, create, and plot custom map products; to generate summary reports; and to support standard analytical functions.
  • GIS Support.  Provide assistance in support of data import and export services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A current resident of the State of Wisconsin.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree on Geography, GIS, or Computer Science.
  • Six (6) months of coursework experience in GIS, Cartography, or Computer Science
  • Intermediate Knowledge of all related computer and software applications such as word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Intermediate Knowledge Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Additional Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  •  Knowledge of all related computer and software applications such as word processing and spreadsheets.
  •  Knowledge of esri desktop and esri ArcGIS online.
  •  Ability to exchange basic information with internal and /or external contacts.
  • Ability Maintain sensitive or confidential information.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, reports, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to speak effectively before both internal and/or external groups.
  •  Read, analyze, and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals, scientific/technical journals and procedures, government regulations, financial and legal documents.
  •  Makes minimal decision-making responsibility.
  • Understand and follow instructions.
  •  Execute decisions within limits of standard policy and procedures.