Fremont County is seeking applicants for internships in the GIS Department, located at 125 North Bridge Street, St. Anthony, Idaho. Interns will work up to twenty hours per week. The term of the internship is flexible depending on the needs of both the intern and the County, but in no case will it exceed one year. For more information, contact Greg Newkirk at Fremont County GIS, 208-624-4643.
GIS interns create data and metadata. This may include field data collection via GPS, digital camera or field notes. More often, it is digitizing data from tabular spreadsheets and other formats. For example, traffic accident reports, as-built plans, stored records and so on. By creating metadata interns improve the database, adding important information about the nature, source and usability of data stored on the GIS Server.
GIS interns also create maps and reports that are project or request driven. These can include planning maps, transportation maps, election maps and more.
The majority of this internship will be focused on creating maps and records of the County's road system. Other projects that interns may be able to work on include: digitizing FERC inundation maps, updating the sewer database, COGO and COGO annotation, Parks and Recreation maps and accompanying database, improving metadata and completing the Record of Survey Spreadsheet hyperlinks.
Work may also include answering phones, answering questions, data entry and other similar office work.
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age. A background check is required. Veteran's preference applies. Fremont County applications are required and may be obtained at www.co.fremont.id.us. Applications must be turned in to the Fremont County Clerk's office. The salary for this position is $10.29 per hour. Position open until filled.