GIS Intern – Parks and Recreation – Sandy City

Sandy City, Utah

  • Type:Part Time, Non-benefited
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00-$14.00/hour
  • Posted Date:09/07/2018

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.  Department will begin reviewing applications September 14, 2018. Position may close any time after this date.  However, applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled.

STATUS: Part-Time (non-benefited, <29 hrs/wk). Typically 10-20 hours per week. Schedule can be flexible to work with school class schedule

SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation or his/her designee, assists the Parks & Recreation department with GPS data collection, GIS layer editing, map preparation and printing, and GIS analysis. May work with other city departments and outside agencies.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A current undergraduate or graduate student in GIS, geography, cartography, databases, or related subject. Related experience preferred but not required. Requires a valid Utah Driver’s License. Knowledge of GIS; cartographic principles; nomenclature, symbols, principles and mathematics of mapping; map interpretation; ArcGIS; Microsoft Excel; Geocoding; spreadsheets; word processing software; Local Area Network principles; correct English usage, spelling, and grammar. Responsibility for the care, condition, and use of computer equipment; provision of maps, charts, graphs, and related information. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing; ability to follow complex written and oral instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships. Requires regular use of office equipment including computer equipment, large format copiers and plotters, calculators, field equipment such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and telephone system. Requires use of personal or city vehicle.

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NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online at If you don’t have access to a computer you can visit Sandy City Human Resources office to apply at 10000 Centennial Parkway (10000 So. 170 W) Sandy Utah. Sandy City will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the examination and selection process. If you have special needs or questions, please call 801-568-7151.  Sandy City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, protected veteran’s status or other classes protected by applicable federal, state and local employment law. Sandy City is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must pass drug test before hire.