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GIS Intern

Tacoma, WA, USA
The Water Division of Tacoma Public Utilities is offering an internship opportunity for a college-level GIS student to work in an environment where their GIS skills can be applied, receive hands-on experience, and work side-by-side with experienced professionals in Tacoma Water's GIS section.

This position will provide technical support for a variety of GIS projects, assisting in data acquisition, conversion, and creation. Work will include analysis, reporting, tracking, and resolution of data quality issues and enhancement of the water network to better serve the business and operational needs of Tacoma Water.

Hours and Terms:
The approved hours for this position are up to 40 hours per week. The amount of hours and schedule are negotiable.

Location and Physical Requirements:
This position is located in an office setting located at Tacoma Public Utilities, 3628 S 35th Street. This position requires periods of sitting, standing and computer work.

You must be currently enrolled in a vocational school, community college or four-year college or university or a recent graduate who has completed a degree from an accredited college/university within the last year. Familiarity with ArcGIS and the Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word) is required.

Selection Process & Supplemental Information:
City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
One of the primary goals of the Equity and Empowerment Initiative is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.

All interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter to your online application. Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this opening may be invited to participate in an interview. This position will require a background check prior to appointment.

Reference checks will be conducted on final candidates and appointment is subject to passing a background check.

Communication from the City of Tacoma:
We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from and/or must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.

Apply online here

City of Tacoma
747 Market Street
Tacoma, WA, 98402 USA


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