GIS Intern - West Jordan, UT

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GIS Intern - West Jordan, UT

GIS Intern

City of West Jordan

Location:West Jordan,  Utah


Category:GIS Internship


Under general supervision, work with and assist City GIS staff to develop, maintain, and update various coverage and database layers of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) as directed by the GIS Administrator. This position is an at-will employee exempt from the merit protections described in Utah Code § 10-3-1105(1)(a) or its successor provisions and city code or policy.


Create simple to complex static and online maps.

Assist, update, and maintain street, sewer and water GIS data.

Provide GIS support to City staff and public.

Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge of:

ESRI ArcGIS 10.x (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox,)

ArcGIS Online


Skill with:

Operating modern office equipment including computer equipment, large format copiers and plotters, calculators, field equipment such as Global

Positioning Systems (GPS).

Operating a motor vehicle safely

Spreadsheets and word processing software.

Ability to:

Develop GIS data, including principles of data collection, including GPS, digital cartography, GIS relational databases.

Use aerial photography in GIS applications and create interactive webbased maps.

Minimum Qualifications:


Basic knowledge of Geographic Information Systems and GPS equipment.

Basic experience with ArcGIS is mandatory.

B. Education and/or Training:

High school diploma or GED.

Enrollment in, or recently graduated with, a bachelor’s or associate’s degree program with major coursework in GIS, geography or related technical field.

C. License or Certificate:

Valid Utah Driver’s License

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

This position requires the individual be engaged in undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited college or university with an emphasis in Geography or GIS. An individual may also be a recent graduate of a formal GIS program to gain practical experience while seeking gainful GIS
employment. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access is necessary. GIS experience and familiarity with ArcGIS is mandatory.

Interested applicants must complete and submit a City application and resume to Human Resources  through the website at This position is open until filled. EOE.