Wisconsin Geospatial Jobs

GIS Intern – Trail Mapping

Bayfield County

Location: Washburn, WI
Type: Internship
Posted: 01/24/2023
Deadline to Apply: 02/05/2023
Payrate: $16.60/hour
More Information: Bayfield County Employment

Primary duties will be entering property transfers in the land records system and mapping silent sport trails in Bayfield County.   Internship hours are flexible and will run through July 2023. A maximum of 400 hours is authorized for this project.

Examples of Duties

A. Uses GIS principles and methods for the construction, production and ongoing maintenance of various databases, including standardized input method, naming conventions, file characteristics and organization, and symbology and map notations.

B. Enter Land Transfers into the Land Records system NOVUS.

C. Map bike trails for purposes of placing US National Grid Signs.


A. Candidates should be enrolled or recent graduate of a bachelor or associate degree program in water resources, geography, land records, geology, natural resources or related field.

B. 1 year of completed coursework and some experience with ArcGIS or GIS platforms strongly preferred but not required.

C. Successful candidates must be independently motivated, responsible, detail-oriented, flexible, and have good interpersonal communication.

D. Prefer candidates comfortable in communicating with a diverse audience through multiple forms of communication including print, verbal and social media.

E.  Ability to work cooperatively as part of a small team.

F. Valid driver’s license required.

Supplemental Information

A. Knowledge of General understanding of GIS layers to locate and map culverts using a wide variety of resources such as: aerials, road centerline, stream and LiDAR data.

B. Skilled in Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

C. Excellent organizational, analytical, judgement, and problem solving skills.

D. Communicating with team members, math, and computer applications.

E. Ability to work in the field (various terrain) without direct supervision.

F. Ability to read a legal description.