GIS Intern - Hartselle, AL

Job Posting:


Intern - GIS 

Job Category: GIS

Requisition Number: INTER01096

Posting Details Posted: March 24, 2021



Hartselle, AL
711 Nance Ford Road SW
Hartselle, AL 35640, USA



Duties and Responsibilities:

Create, maintain and/or modify existing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases.

Perform various GIS related activities including, but not limited to:  GPS field data collection, GIS data creation and conversion, and GIS data management and quality control.

Consistently track progress daily, and provide weekly reports to management.

Communicate effectively, both written and oral, with project team and management staff.

Perform other approved duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of computer applications and functions including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, ESRI, CAD, and other related software.

Ability to analyze deficiencies in GPS data and to interpret spatial point data.

General understanding of coordinate systems, projections, and datums.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to excel in a detail-oriented environment with a high level of accuracy.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Must have valid driver's license and able to operate a car or truck.


Education and Experience:

Currently working towards a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, Geospatial Information Systems, or other closely related degrees.

GIS experience showing demonstrated proficiency in Esri’s ArcGIS software suite of products.

Appropriately licensed to operate a motor vehicle


Physical Demands:

Duties are performed in an office environment. 

Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time.

The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery

The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers and clients. Must be able to exchange accurate information.

Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, distances and spatial relationships.



Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

This job description is subject to change at any time.