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GIS Technician Trainee

St. Louis County, MN

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Location: Duluth, MN
Type: Internship
Posted: 03/15/2023
Deadline to Apply: 03/21/2023
Payrate: $15.96/hour
More Information: GIS Technician Trainee

Kind of Work

Professional and/or technical work that provides practical work experience for current college students or recent college graduates on special project workloads for St. Louis County.

Distinguishing Features of Work

The Intern Trainee classification is used to provide internship placements for students who seek a practical work experience in their academic field of study.

The primary focus of this position will be assisting with special GIS projects in the Public Works Department, which will include but not limited to: building and editing GIS databases, creating and managing online and mobile GIS maps and applications, field data collection, and creating maps for printing.


  • Internships generally run for 3 calendar months between May and August 2023.
  • 37.5 hours per week.
  • The workday is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The successful applicant will be required to pass a physical, drug test and background check.


  • Applicants must be a Junior, Senior or Graduate student in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), geography, computer science, information technology, or related field of study (all degrees must include course work in GIS); OR, must have graduated from a related four-year degree program within the last six months.
  • Applicant must have a completed a minimum of one year of GIS or related studies in a GIS system program.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

The ability to navigate and work independently on highways and streets. Strong computing skills/GIS software experience is preferred.

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be forwarded to the appointing authority for consideration.