The GIS Intern will perform entry-level tasks using geographic information systems (GIS) under the supervision of the senior planning department staff. The Intern will serve as technical staff assistant within San Bernardino County Transportation Authority’s Data Management Office. This is an excellent opportunity for interested students to get real-world experience with GIS applications in a government setting.
Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Assist with update and maintenance of data layers
Analyze aerial photography
Organize geographical data in preparation for analysis
Assist in the preparation of various reports, documentation, routine correspondence and presentation materials to support SBCTA projects/programs
Perform miscellaneous filing, archiving, field work, and other duties as needed
Current enrollment in a recognized 4-year college or university, or graduate students, with coursework in geographic information systems with a major study area in Urban Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, Engineering, Biology, or a related field.
Basic knowledge and skill in GIS design and GIS software including ArcGIS.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to work independently, efficiently and cooperatively.
English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident and eligible to work in this country as determined by the U.S. Immigration Laws and the Department of Homeland Security.
Possession of a valid California driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance.
Approximately 20 hours per week. Work hours may be arranged to meet student's school schedule, but generally are within 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
San Bernardino County Transportation Authority, known as SBCTA, is the transportation planning agency for San Bernardino County. SBCTA is responsible for cooperative regional planning and furthering an efficient multi-modal transportation system countywide. SBCTA serves the 2.1 million residents of San Bernardino County.
As the County Transportation Commission, SBCTA supports freeway construction projects, regional and local road improvements, train and bus transportation, railroad crossings, call boxes, ridesharing, congestion management efforts and long-term planning studies. SBCTA administers Measure I, the half-cent transportation sales tax approved by county voters in 1989.