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4476Paid internship - City of Emeryville - GIS

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  • Asha Agrawal
    Oct 5, 2010
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      [Info downloaded from http://planningjobs.berkeley.edu/view/16152/ ]

      Geographic Information System - Planning Intern
      City of Emeryville, CA 94608

      The Emeryville Planning and Building Department seeks a Geographic
      Information System - Planning Intern to work through May 2011, with a
      possible extension.

      The internship is paid, for up to 20 hours per week Monday-Friday 9-5.

      We have a new permit tracking system, and the City IT Division is setting
      up a GIS.

      GIS and permit tracking responsibilities could include:
      - Helping to set up the GIS
      - Entering data for the permit tracking and GIS systems, including
      entering historical permit information and matching assessor parcels with
      addresses
      - Mapping and designing signs for bike ways
      - Producing district maps showing current projects for committee meetings
      - Mapping buildings that meet proposed architectural significance criteria
      - Making lists of addresses within 300 feet of proposed development
      projects for noticing
      - Updating the City’s mailing list based on returned post cards
      - Devising mailing lists for business participants and invitees for a
      plaza grand opening

      Other planning responsibilities could include:
      - Updating landscaping and bicycle parking ordinances to match the new
      Green Building Code
      - Helping to staff a public meeting for the Pedestrian-Bicycle Plan Update
      - Rating buildings using proposed architectural significance criteria
      - Responding to regional agency surveys about public and private
      development, plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, implementation of
      the new General Plan, etc.
      - Summarizing draft plans and environmental impact reports from agencies
      and other cities
      - Supporting UC Berkeley studio class by providing information and
      producing a book
      - Updating the department web pages

      Qualifications:
      - Enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a city planning graduate
      program
      - Enrolled in or completed at least 3 semester hours or a certificate in
      GIS
      - Initiative, enthusiasm, communicative habits, responsiveness and
      flexibility

      To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references, GIS map sample
      (<5MB) and writing sample (<1MB) to dkeena@....


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