Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Job Posting: GIS Intern

Organization: The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Position Type: Intern
Location: Bureau of Land Management, Anchorage, AK
Closing Date: Until filled
Expected Dates: January 2015 through January 2016 (may be flexible)

Online Job Announcement

This project is multifaceted and will include a mix of office and field work in the GIS technologies. Duties include assisting fisheries and GIS staff in maintaining and updating spatial data, map production, as well as developing methods for legacy data integration and utilization of mobile GIS technologies. Responsibilities include the proficient use of ArcMap, ArcPad, Model Builder, and other ESRI products, Trimble data collection devices and familiarity with ArcGIS Server, Esri’s Collector software and web feature services. The intern will also assist with database development as it pertains to data collection requirements and the testing of mobile computing solutions.

Fieldwork will consist of 10% of the work and will generally involve day trips to road accessible sites for device testing.

Office duties involve 90% of the work and include database maintenance, legacy data importation, spatial data creation and management, mobile GIS application troubleshooting, report preparation, training development, and other related duties as assigned.

A degree or certificate in GIS or Spatial Analysis is required for this position.

Training Provided: Training in a variety of subjects ranging from natural resource management to information technology would be available both formally and informally to the intern.

Main Area of Focus:

  • Geographic Info Systems (GIS, includes GPS)

Education, Training & Skills Expected:

  • Computer Science (competent with supervision)
  • Data Entry (competent with supervision)
  • GIS (competent without supervision)
  • GPS (competent without supervision)

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application from the Online Job Announcement link above. For more information, contact Jeff Chen at 907-717-8414 or via email at  jchen@thesca.org.