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Paid internship - Oakland - Marstel-Day - GIS

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 9:24 PM
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      From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at
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      Date: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 9:24 PM

      2012-2013 Oakland GIS Intern

      Posted: 19 Oct 2012 09:23 AM PDT

      Marstel-Day, LLC, an Environmental Consulting and Planning firm, is
      seeking highly motivated GIS Interns (one or more) with a strong
      commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and
      support strategies for natural resource conservation; and a commitment
      to use \"green\" best management practices in the performance of their
      work in the Company\'s Oakland, CA office on a variety of projects,
      primarily in support of the company\'s environmental and natural
      resource, and sustainability efforts. The company intends to hire at
      least one GIS Intern, but may hire more depending on the overall
      qualifications of the submitting applicants and the on-going work
      load. Duties: The selected intern(s) will work on one or more projects
      under the guidance of staff members and also independently, depending
      on the specific project(s). In addition to possessing a strong
      conservation ethic, a strong GIS candidate must have high confidence
      in his/her abilities to create and correct polygon topologies,
      attribute updates and custom maps. Ideal GIS candidates would also
      possess considerable knowledge of the following: Geo-database usage
      and creation; locating, classifying, organizing, and analyzing data;
      creation of spatial data and attributes; and satellite ortho-imagery
      and labeling techniques.

      Education, experience, training: To be strongly considered, the GIS
      candidate must: • Possess a strong commitment to a conservation
      ethic and a strong desire to identify and support strategies for
      natural resource conservation; and a commitment to use green best
      management practices in the performance of work; • Be pursuing, or
      have recently graduated with, a BS/BA in Computer Science, Geography,
      Environmental Science or other related disciplines Pursuing or
      possessing a Master\'s Degree in a related field is a plus • Have a
      minimum of one year of applicable GIS training (i.e., completion of at
      least two semester-length GIS courses); • Have worked with ESRI
      ArcGIS 9.3 or higher for a minimum of one year; • Have strong oral
      and written communication skills; • Have the demonstrated ability to
      work independently and in teams; • Possess strong
      attention-to-detail, initiative, and self-motivation; • Have strong
      organizational skills; and, • Possess or be in the process of
      developing knowledge of Visual Basic, Python, or other GIS related
      scripting language. • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S. (DHS
      form I-9 must be completed by incumbent and submitted to DHS for
      verification through federal e-Verify system). • Submit to a
      criminal background check as a condition of any final offer of

      Compensation and Hours: The GIS Internships will be non-regular, full-
      or part-time positions for a fixed period. Compensation for a fulltime
      position (40 hours per week) will be a fixed stipend of $2,600 per
      month with the hourly rate equivalent being $15.00/hr. Performance of
      weekly hours will be flexible to accommodate class schedules. The
      company will consider internships of fewer than 40 hours per week
      depending on the selected candidate’s skills, availability and the
      available work load, the amount of the stipend adjusted in proportion
      to the hours worked.

      Application Requirements Go to the Company’s website at , and click
      the link to the \"Information on Applicants\" form and it will take
      you directly to the form found at the bottom of this page. Please fill
      out the \"Information on Applicants\" form and, using the provided
      browser buttons, attach a cover letter, your resume, your most current
      college transcripts, contact information for a minimum of 3
      professional references (one of which is familiar with your GIS work),
      a brief writing sample (of 4-8 pages) and a minimum of 3 GIS samples
      with associated text. Submittals that do not include all of the
      requested items will not be considered complete. If viewing this
      announcement on an employment web site managed and maintained by a
      company other than Marstel-Day, there may be additional site
      requirements that are necessary for submittal of an application.
      Please pay close attention to any additional instructions such a site
      may have.

      Essential Functions Description: The incumbent will normally work in
      an indoor, climate controlled work station or office, but be
      frequently required to travel to various other sites and/or offices
      which may not be climate controlled; to manage and coordinate work by
      scheduling and undertaking frequent airline, train or vehicle travel.
      Incumbent will be required to frequently organize and coordinate
      schedules, analyze and interpret data, and engage in fast-moving
      problem solving; communicate quickly and precisely with coworkers and
      clients, craft written communication including the use of e-mail and
      other electronic reproduction of words, graphs, and photos. Incumbent
      will be required to make regular use of and be proficient with
      computers, telephones, mobile communication devices, copy machines and
      printers. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy:
      Marstel-Day provides equal employment opportunities to all employees
      and interns, and takes applications without regard to race, color,
      religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
      information, age, disability, military status, or status as a
      Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable
      federal and state laws. In addition, the Company complies with
      applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in
      employment and takes affirmative action to develop and promote a
      diverse workforce in every location in which the Company has
      facilities or places its employees for assignment. This policy applies
      to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited
      to, recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,
      recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

      Firm Name: Marstel-Day, LLC Location: Oakland, CA

      Payment: Paid

      Contact: Robin Hayden Email: rhayden@...

      Posted: Oct 19, 2012

      Category: GIS

      Start Date: 2012-11-01
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