Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Internship Job Description Overview of GIS Internship GeoComm’s mission is to help save lives and protect property by providing essential innovative, location-based solutions to public safety professionals across the United States. GeoComm is seeking an intern that will contribute to the mission by providing public safety focused GIS services. This is a paid internship and the intern will generally work 15-20 hours per week. Job Functions and Responsibilities 1. GIS Data Development and Update Services: · Assist GIS team in developing, correcting, and standardizing GIS layers for use in public safety software solutions used in Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) · Weekly reporting to GIS Manager, Project Managers, or GIS Specialists on status of assigned projects or project tasks · Contribute to project status reports · Manage time to meet project deadlines · Written and verbal communication with clients concerning mapping related questions 2. GIS Data Management Services: · Assist GIS team in managing GIS cases and associated timelines for service delivery · Process GIS data update or correction requests · Assist in processing new address requests · Initiate and process database update requests 3. GIS Data Analysis Services: · Use GIS tools, scripts, and software to determine the suitability of GIS data for use in public safety systems and determine adherence to industry, State, and Local standards · Review and document results with a GIS Specialist or GIS Manager · Attend conference calls with clients to review results Job Requirements · Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills · Familiarity with Esri GIS software applications · Currently pursuing a related degree in GIS, Computer Science, or a recent graduate (within the past year) Other Information Department: Client Services Manager: GIS Manager
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