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GIS Intern

City of Brainerd
Job Description
NATURE OF WORK: The City of Brainerd is currently accepting applications for a GIS internship. Ideal candidates are those majoring in geography or GIS, computer science, environmental science, or a related program – graduates are also welcome. Primary duties are to collect field data, update our infrastructure data and maps, assist with GIS application development, and other miscellaneous GIS projects. EXAMPLES OF WORK: • Data collection in the field using GPS equipment and digitizing from aerial photos • GIS data maintenance including utilities, parcels, streets, land use, water resources, etc • Work with existing city databases and assist with developing new applications • Respond to requests for maps or datasets and help support GIS end users • Scan and index records into document imaging system, sewer video management, etc MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Candidates must be familiar with ESRI GIS software, including editing data • A valid Minnesota driver’s license is required DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products – including Access • Understanding of public land survey, land subdivision, plats, legal descriptions, etc • Understanding of utility infrastructure and able to interpret construction plans • Online GIS application development experience highly desirable • Preference may be given to those who qualify for the Sourcewell Internship Program • CJIS Security Awareness Training may be necessary TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT*: Salary is $17 per hour DOQ. This is an internship (temporary) position with flexible dates. Work hours are generally 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, up to 40 hours per week (no overtime). Position is not eligible for remote work.
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