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Organization: New Braunfels Utilities
Title: GIS Intern
Location: New Braunfels, TX
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-09-11

Position Description:


GIS Intern - $14.95/hr
Open Until Filled
Apply online at http://www.nbutexas.com/Careers/Opportunities.aspx

Position Summary
New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) is seeking an individual for the temporary position of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Intern. This position will be responsible for assisting the GIS staff developing and maintaining GIS data, creating maps, conducting research, and performing basic GIS analysis. Work is performed in accordance with well¬ prescribed procedures and defined objectives under close technical and methodological supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Some basic responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Create maps and graphs, using ArcGIS software
• Enter new map data using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography, and map scales
• Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data
• Read and interpret basic civil engineering as-¬built drawings
• Be proficient with computer hardware and software including Microsoft Office, email, and internet browser programs
• Assists GIS staff as required

Formal Education and Work Experience Requirements
Degree/Diploma Obtained: Some College
Field of Study: Geography, Computer Science, or related
Work Experience Time Frame: No experience required
Other: Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, and have completed or be enrolled in a recognized curriculum at an institution of higher education in Geographical Information Systems or closely related program.

Certification and Licensures Requirements
A valid Texas Driver’s License is required to operate a company vehicle when necessary.

Other Minimum Qualifications
• Knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS software required
• Familiarity with basic cartography/map design principles
• Ability to work independently