This is a one-year assignment with the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) is seeking a focused, detail-oriented GIS Data Entry Intern to work with a team on a tree tracking data entry project. The purpose of this project is to create accurate and current GIS data representing trees on private development sites. The data will be used to inform administration and enforcement of tree protection codes and development of tree related policy.
The team performs daily GIS data entry in a fast-paced, production driven environment. Central to this work is reading and interpreting tree data in plan sets and other documents.
Educational Benefit to Student:
Gain experience with Land Use Codes, learn basic GIS System, enter data into a Tree Tracking System and research problem areas.
Performs data entry on the City’s Tree Tracking Database, which is a point layer in GIS.
Student must be enrolled in an accredited educational program preferably studying Land Use, Forestry, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, and Construction Management.
Undergraduate students will need to maintain a 2.0 GPA or above throughout the internship.
Start/End Dates: Interns will start in early May. Intern can schedule work hours between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Salary: Undergraduates will be paid $18.36/hour.
Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed virtually at this time with potential to return to a normal City work/office environment.
How to Apply: complete an online application and include the following: