City of Fort Wayne

GIS Intern - City Utility

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Working under the direction of the City Utilities GIS the incumbent will utilize GIS software (ESRI) and related systems along with established processes and procedures to collect, check, update, process and utilize geographical data for the daily
Job Code: 2018074
Posted On: Wednesday, 31st January 2018
Category: Intern
Department: City Utilities Engineering
Shift: Varies
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Working under the direction of the City Utilities GIS the incumbent will utilize GIS software (ESRI) and related systems along with established processes and procedures to collect, check, update, process and utilize geographical data for the daily consumption and usage of the various divisions of the City of Fort Wayne Utility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected. List is in no particular order.
• Maintains and updates GIS data (features, assets and attributes) as needed/requested by GIS staff;
• Analyzes and correlates data from a variety of sources (e.g. Excel tables, existing spatial data) to be linked to existing GIS features;
• Ability to work with and produce mapping data using spatial data standards, GIS standards and established processes and procedures;
• Produces maps using ArcGIS 10.x or most current version;
• Assists with GIS and related computer system housekeeping and maintenance and support;
• Utilize a wide-format color scanner to scan engineering as-builts and construction drawings;

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Currently pursuing a BS, BA or AA degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Science or equivalent degree/experience. Or a recent graduate (within the past year);
• Familiarity with GIS software (i.e. ESRI / ArcGIS 10.x);
• Working experience and knowledge using common office applications such as MS office suite, email and internet;
• Able to perform each essential duty above satisfactorily;
• Able to work on a team and contribute as a team member (team player);
• Highly motivated and a critical thinker;
• Strong technical aptitude;
• Possess strong attention to detail.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of coworkers or general public.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Driver's License, if a City vehicle is used.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving vehicles, cleaning products and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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