The City of Tumwater has an exciting new opportunity that will expand your GIS skills while working in our dynamic and growing City. The GIS Intern will perform a wide variety of tasks including creating beautiful maps, spending time in the great outdoors collecting City asset data, and interpreting records to enhance the City GIS database. If you are a fast learner, want to make a difference in the community, and have an interest in Public Works, this is the position for you!
This position is estimated at 20 hours per week during the school year and/or the summer and is a part-time, intern position. There may be an opportunity for more hours a week during the summer.
In addition to the responsibilities listed below, the intern may attend meetings and be assigned trainings to understand more about the role of GIS.
This recruitment will be open until filled and review of applications will start immediately.
Please Note – In December 2021, the City of Tumwater adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy. This position will be required to be either fully vaccinated or submit weekly testing results as a condition of employment. For more information, please visit the City of Tumwater Employee Services webpage.
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The ideal candidate will have completed college level coursework in GIS, geography, or a related program. Computer skills including word processing and the ability to quickly learn new software are required. Preference will be given to students at the Junior year of college or above, or students seeking work experience in a related field that can demonstrate the level of skill required for the position.
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