GIS Intern - Schaumburg, IL

Job Posting:


Intern - GIS (part-time, temporary)

Req Id 11504 - Posted 12/03/2018 - Internship


Human Resources Department

101 Schaumburg Court

Schaumburg, IL 60193


The Village of Schaumburg employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation.  Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be. Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago.  The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois and recently named one of the Top Ten Best Places to Live according to Money Magazine.


Intern - GIS (part-time, temporary) with an online application deadline of 01/15/2019 or until 75 applicants have successfully completed the application process.


SALARY RANGE:  $11.56 per hour.


WORK SCHEDULE:  The position is temporary part-time, typically based on an 18-hour work week during regular business hours starting at the beginning of May 2019 through the end of April 2020.


Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.



This position assists in the implementation of projects related to the collection, maintenance and analysis of the village’s GIS data, including field data collection.


Position is part time, typically based on an 18-hour work week.



Completes assignments related to GIS including creating, editing, and updating features in geodatabases and creation of map exhibits for various departments within the Village.

Assists with new or ongoing GIS projects.

Assists in data collection and updates utilizing Trimble GPS devices and iPads through ArcGIS Online.

Scans and files maps, plats, legal documents, and engineering plans.

Performs other duties as assigned.



Currently enrolled in an accredited Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or graduate program in GIS, Geography, Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, or a related field.

Experience with ArcGIS including an understanding of the editor toolbar in ArcMap, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and relational databases. 

Possession of a valid driver’s license and have transportation to and from inspection sites.

4.Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment.


Candidates should be detail oriented, self-motivated, and possess superior organization and writing skills. Good communication skills necessary. Ability to establish good working relationships.



Subject to high levels of noise for an extended period of time.

Subject to extremes of temperature for prolonged periods or abrupt changes in temperature.

Subject to exposure to fumes or disagreeable odors.
Subject to inclement weather conditions.

Prolonged periods of concentration such as proof reading, geometric calculations, drawing, reading, interpreting blue prints, etc.



Part-Time employees are not eligible for benefits.



Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.