Dedham seeks GIS Intern

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Job Description: GIS Intern

Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists the GIS Manager and Town staff in a variety of GIS related projects. The GIS Intern will be responsible for data creation and maintenance, spatial analysis and cartographic production. Other duties include GPS field work and other tasks as they relate to the general administration of the Engineering Department.
The successful candidate will work under the general direction of the GIS Manager. Employee is expected to have some measure of initiative and independence in solving problems and performing assigned duties.

Qualifications
Education and Experience
Must be a candidate to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, or a closely related field. Previous related work experience is a plus.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill
Must be proficient with ArcGIS Desktop 9.x and Microsoft Office. Experience with GPS technology is preferred. Knowledge of VBA, Python or other scripting language is a plus. Valid Massachusetts’s motor vehicle operator’s license required.


SALARY: $15.00 per hour.
HOURS: 20hr/wk year round available.
Please send resume and copy of latest available transcript to:
Leon Scott
GIS Manager
55 River Street
Dedham, MA 02026

or email to lscott@dedham-ma.gov