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City of San José
INTERNSHIP POSITION DESCRIPTION
DEPARTMENT: Public Works – Enterprise GIS Team
DIVISION: Technology Services Division
TERM OF ASSIGNMENT: beginning June 2019 – June 2021
HOURS PER WEEK: 20 hours per week
COMPENSATION: $13.29 – $15.90/hours
INTERN SUPERVISOR: Raymond Leung
POSTING DATES: June, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Ongoing
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Public Works is responsible for a wide variety of functions throughout the City. These include City facilities and infrastructure, fleet assets, regulation of development activities and the provision of animal care and services.
The department is committed to a high-quality of service to its customers, collaboration with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work. We constantly strive to demonstrate the City values of Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, and Celebration. We seek employees who do the same.
The Enterprise GIS Team is organized under the Technology Services Division of the Department of Public Works (DPW). It provides core services in support of Enterprise GIS and serves as the hub for the City’s GIS Program. This provides exciting collaborative opportunities with other City departments and agencies.
WHY INTERN WITH US?
As an intern, you will gain practical experience and exposure to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) best practices as they apply to working for a large municipality. You will learn valuable GIS skills such as reading engineering plans, performing data entry/analysis, and engaging with Engineers and GIS staff on special projects to improve the quality of GIS data for the City and community.
POSITION DESCRIPTION & DUTIES
· Assist in data input management tasks such as updating/creating GIS layers
· Research and interpret engineering plans
· Query databases and perform QA/QC to ensure data accuracy
· Discrepancy management and resolution
· Work with staff on special projects
· Produce cartographically-pleasing maps
Education: Any combination equivalent to completion of high school and current enrollment in an accredited college or university in undergraduate, graduate, or certificate program. Student Interns must continue to be enrolled in a college or university during their employment with the City of San José.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San José will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Department of Labor.
Potential candidates will be invited to participate in oral interviews.
If you have questions regarding the duties of the position, please contact Raymond Leung at 408-535-8467 or via email at Raymond.Leung@sanjoseca.gov.
If you have questions regarding the selection or hiring process, please contact April Hanson at 408-535-8426 or via email at April.Hanson@sanjoseca.gov.
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