GIS Intern (PAID)

Town of Westborough, MA

The Town of Westborough Public Works Engineering Division is seeking geographical information systems (GIS)/civil engineering intern for the summer of 2019.

The position includes assisting staff with inputting existing assets and their associated data into the town’s asset management software PeopleGIS (ArcMap). The intern will conduct field work, collect public infrastructure and stormwater data using GPS, downloading and editing the attribute data, conduct field investigations, prepare maps, and perform support functions as needed.  Candidate may be required to perform other functions such as, but not limited to, report writing, Excel spreadsheets, assisting Town staff on construction projects and light brush clearing.

Candidates that have successfully completed at least one semester of GIS, CAD drafting, hydrology or similar will be given preference. Any experience or basic knowledge of  ArcGIS/ArcView, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment or computer aided design (CAD) methodology and principles is preferred.

The work period budgeted is up to twelve (12) weeks and can be completed from mid-May through mid-August 2019 depending on Intern availability.

Candidate is required to have a valid MA driver’s license with a good driving record.  This position requires working outdoors in all weather conditions and in various terrains including active construction sites. Proper footwear will be required.

Full-time, Internship summer

Work Day: Mon-Fri (7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), 40 hours/week

Salary:  ($13.25/hr.)

Job Location: Westborough, MA 01581

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and at least one letter of recommendation to:

Town of Westborough DPW

Attn:    Ms. Lisa Allain, P.E.

131 Oak Street

Westborough, MA 01581

Application deadline is when position is filled.

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