Responsible for assisting in maintaining the Neighborhood Information System and performing GIS-based analysis for the Neighborhood Benchmarking Program. The internship is for the Spring semester.
Essential Job Functions
Conduct project assignments, research, and analysis.
Create, edit, or acquire data and integrate into the neighborhood information system.
Maintain accuracy and integrity of data.
Analyze geographic data.
Utilize the GIS software and data to produce cartographic output.
Apply technical knowledge to departmental projects.
May prepare written reports, communication, or correspondence on behalf of the department.
May make presentations on assignment status and progress.
Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Graduate student status at a local university pursuing a degree, or completing major coursework, in geography, urban planning, or a closely related field.
- 1-3 years experience with GIS software, research, analysis, and statistics
- General knowledge of geographic concepts
- General understanding of cartographic principles
- General knowledge of managing and processing data
- Skill in research and methodology analysis
- Skill in utilizing ArcGIS 10, ESRI Spatial Analyst, and ArcSDE
- Skill in utilizing statistical analysis software such as SPSS, SAS, or equivalent
- Skill in utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access)
- Skill in cartographic output
- Skill in preparing and communicating data analysis (written and oral)
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to multi-task
Licenses & Certifications
Physical Tasks & Working Conditions
The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from any environmental hazards or conditions.
Minimum Education & Work Experience
Pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university
Must at least be in first year of college
Knowledge of research, analysis, and statistics
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
City of Garland - 19 months ago