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Employment Type:
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Posted:
6/24/2019
Job Category:
Science
Part-time GIS Intern - Water Resources
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County of Gwinnett | Lawrenceville, GA
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The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources is a publicly-owned utility, committed to providing excellent water, waste water and storm water services at the best possible value to the citizens of Gwinnett County. The department is widely recognized for service excellence in the operation of 2 water production facilities, 3 water reclamation facilities and 226 pump stations. In addition, DWR maintains 3,667 miles of water lines, 2,654 miles of sewer lines and 1,325 miles of storm water pipe. The Department of Water Resources takes pride in stewardship of the environmental resources entrusted to us and pledge to be responsible as we manage water as a limited, but renewable, resource.

Position Responsibilities:

* Collect and process data collected on Trimble GPS units
* Interpret and assess spatial information for accuracy and completeness
* Design, create and prepare maps for DWR management and public use
* Organizes and categorizes GIS information; creates data layers
* Perform other duties of a similar nature or level

The ideal candidate will be detail oriented with excellent communication and organizational skills; Have experience with ESRI GIS software, preferably 10.x; editing in a geodatabase environment and producing GIS presentation maps for management or the general public; Be familiar with Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Cartographic principles; Experience with the Microsoft Office Professional and Adobe suite of programs.

Minimum Requirements:

* Available to work weekdays between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm, 20 hours per week.
* Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to meet requirements to operate Gwinnett County vehicle.
* Must have completed at least one year of college and be working towards a certificate or degree in Geographic Information Systems or related field.

About County of Gwinnett

Gwinnett County remains one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States and has led the state of Georgia in job creation for the past five years. At the center of Gwinnett's growth and development is the Gwinnett Chamber. As one of the largest and most successful chambers in the Southeastern United States, the Gwinnett Chamber has a finger on the pulse of the community and is able to identify and target issues of importance to businesses in the county. Within the Chamber, businesses of all sizes have a strong voice and powerful impact on important community issues.