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GIS Intern

Shawano Municipal Utilities

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Location: Shawano, WI
Type: Internship
Posted: 05/15/2024
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
Payrate: $13.50-$16.00/hr
More Information: City of Shawano Employment

The GIS intern is a student or a recent graduate from college or high school who is interested in learning about City and Municipal GIS and how local Government works.

Receives general direction from the City GIS Analyst and IT Director or his/her designee.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Supporting IT / GIS Analyst and Line crew staff with data collection, data entry, and data editing.

Tasks may include tagging and collection of geographic data related to Shawano Municipal Utilities Electrical Network infrastructure, GIS data entry and editing, decipher document work orders, drawings, aerial imagery etc. Interface with other departments, including City, Public Works, IT, GIS, Zoning and Park & Rec.


Familiar with ArcGIS Pro tools and applications, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Field Maps, ArcGIS Online & ArcGIS Enterprise solutions, MS Word, Excel, Outlook (Office 365), Google Maps, Internet and archive research skills preferred.


Any course work or degree from an accredited college, university or high school in GIS, utilities, planning, engineering, public or business administration or a closely related field.

Additional Requirements:

Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver License


Approximately half of the workload will be conducted outside with a GPS enabled tablet or iPhone and the other half will typically be performed in an office environment. Occasionally work is performed outdoors, possibly exposing employee to traffic and construction hazards, adverse weather conditions, wetness and humidity, above-average noise, air contaminants, fumes and dust.


Requires the ability to sit at desk for long periods of time and intermittently walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach while performing office and field inspection duties; lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Must be able to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading, and writing, and operating office equipment. Must be able to use a telephone to communicate verbally and a keyboard to communicate through written means, to review information and enter/retrieve data, to see and read characters on a computer screen.


Due to the safety sensitive nature of this position, candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening prior to start date.

To apply send your cover letter and resume to:

Tony Bisterfeldt
Director of Information Technology
City of Shawano, Shawano Municipal Utilities
122 N. Sawyer Street
P.O. Box 436
Shawano, WI  54166
SMU Office:  715-701-8997