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Community Development & Public Works Technician Intern Unpaid

Town Of Oro Valley

Community Development & Public Works Technician Intern Unpaid

Tucson, AZ
Internship
Paid
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    Community Development amp; Public Works Technician Intern (Unpaid) Salary $0.00 Hourly Location Oro Valley, AZ Job Type Intern Department Community Development amp; Public Works Job Number 16/17 - 00057-INTERN Closing Continuous * Description * Benefits * Questions POSITION SUMMARY This intern position provides real work experience for students with an interest in civil engineering as directed by a lead project manager.nbsp; Under the Engineering and Stormwater supervision, provides support in the development of data (digitizing, editing, and mapping) utilizing ArcGIS 10.nbsp; This position will apply intermediate knowledge of GIS to a variety of data creation and development including scanning plans and various field duties. nbsp;This is a great opportunity to have hands on experience in a local government Public Works/Stormwater environment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS nbsp; * Maintain a regular and reliable level of attendance. * Create new data based on aerial photography and existing data. * Edit existing data in order to correct and meet GIS standard for analysis. * Properly attribute fields for data analysis and reporting. * Assists in creating basic maps and GPS data collection as needed. * Assists other GIS users in basic skills. nbsp; ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: nbsp; * Skill in oral communication. * Computer knowledge and data entry methods and procedures. * Interest in learning knowledge of engineering and construction practices and principles. * Knowledge of personal computer hardware and software. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS nbsp; * Current high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student in good standing working towards or desiring a degree in GIS, Civil Engineering or Construction Management within an accredited program. * Interest in Civil Engineering and/or GIS fundamentals, surveying, drafting, materials testing (concrete and soils), and general civil engineering design and construction practices. * Ability to pay close attention to detail and check the quality of own work. * Experience with AutoCAD is a plus. * Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. * Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND WORKING CONDITIONS nbsp; * Work is performed in indoor and outdoor conditions. Why Intern nbsp; Oro Valley is a planned community cradled in the shadows of the magnificent Santa Catalina Mountains, with hiking trails through Catalina State Park, hiking and bicycle trails throughout the Town, world-class golf courses, horseback riding and a long-valued cultural tradition, vibrant for over a thousand years.nbsp; Oro Valley has received many accolades through the years and is proud to have been named:nbsp; Best Places to Live in Arizona, Best Towns for Families and Best Places in America to Live and Launch a Small Business.nbsp; Oro Valley is located in northern Pima County, just three miles north of Tucson, and a quick drive to the University of Arizona and Tucson International Airport. With average high temperatures of 83.4 degrees, average lows of 53.8 degrees, the town sits at an elevation of 2,640 feet, covers more thannbsp;34 square miles and has a current population of 41,011. Oro Valley was incorporated in April, 1974.nbsp; Oro Valley is also quickly developing a strong reputation as home to the emerging bioscience and biotech industries. We are a young, diverse, dynamic community with a responsive government and our schools are among the finest innbsp;Arizona. nbsp; The Town of Oro Valley has a council/manager form of government. Six council members and the mayor are elected for four-year terms. The town manager is appointed by town council.nbsp; The Town of Oro Valley provides high-quality services including: police, planning, zoning, construction, inspection, transit services, traffic engineering, street maintenance, storm water management, flood control, water utility, parks, recreation, aquatics, library, cultural resources, economic development, constituent services, community and media relations, budget development, debt and investment management, attorney services, magistrate court and more. 01 Are you a current high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student in good standing working towards or desiring a degree in GIS, Civil Engineering or Construction Management within an accredited program? Please explain. Required Question Agency Town of Oro Valley Address 11000 N. La Canada Drive Oro Valley, Arizona, 85737 Phone 520-229-4753 520-229-4759 Website http://www.orovalleyaz.gov

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