Close Date: Apr 7, 2013
Salary: $10.00 - $15.00 Hourly
DEFINITION: The City of Foster City has an opening for a Department Intern in the Public Works Department. The position is part-time, approximately 20 hours/week (maximum of 999 hours per fiscal year), and no benefits are provided. Receives direction and guidance from staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Daily responsibilities will include: Working directly with the Public Works staff, populates the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database, scans maps into the GIS system, and performs indexing and data entry. Other duties may include providing project assistance to technical and engineering staff, researching and compiling information from various sources, and providing administrative or other support in the Public Works Department.
JOB-RELATED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: Engineering principles and practices; use and applicability of personal and on-line computer systems and related software applications, including GIS and Auto CAD; applicable records and file management systems. Skill in: Efficient operation of computer equipment. Ability to: Perform data entry, indexing, and mapping using computer systems, including GIS and Auto CAD; understand and carry out verbal and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING GUIDELINES: Education: Graduation from high school. Current enrollment in an Engineering program in a school or university is required. Experience: Previous technical experience using GIS or Auto CAD is desired.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATION: Licenses: Possess a valid California Driver's license with a good driving record.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply immediately as applications will be reviewed daily and well-qualified applicants will be scheduled for an interview. Position may close at any time. A City/District application is required to be submitted for consideration.
POSITION IS PART-TIME / NO BENEFITS