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GIS Data Collector Internship/Seasonal

Job Description
The City of Saratoga Springs currently has an opening for an opening for a GIS Data Collector in the Public Works - Streets Department; this is a seasonal/internship position of approximately 40 hour a week. This position is under the specific supervision of the Assistant Public Works Director - Infrastructure and the Streets Supervisor and performs work pertaining to GPS data collection of Saratoga Springs City streets, storm drains, curbs, gutters, driveways, alleys, sidewalks and other Saratoga Springs City property.
Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
â ¢ Collect GPS data of existing and new infrastructure , including attributes (e.g. diameter of pipe, type of pipe, type of valve, size of valve, and joint type, etc.) and photos where applicable; infrastructure types include culinary & secondary water, sanitary sewer, storm drain, parks, and street lighting.
â ¢ Coordinate with City Departments and development contractors to ensure data collection is completed for each project.
â ¢ Operates light vehicles such as pickups.
â ¢ Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
SCHEDULE AND NOTICES:
Approximately 40 hours a week, specific schedule to be set with the Supervisor upon hiring; students may apply to work a reduced work week while enrolled in school.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES:
Education & Experience:
â ¢ Must be 18 years of age or older.
â ¢ Graduation from high school, or GED preferred.
â ¢ Previous experience in related fields and able to demonstrate aptitude or ability to be trained and perform above or related duties is preferred.
â ¢ Preference may be given to candidates either with an associateâ  s degree in pre-engineering, geography, surveying or equivalent or enrolled in a similar program.
Certifications Required:
â ¢ A valid Utah Driverâ  s License.
â ¢ First Aid and CPR Certification (ability to obtain).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
â ¢ Demonstrate the ability to follow City policies and procedures.
â ¢ Knowledge of the principles and practices of GPS data collection.
â ¢ Ability to maintain records and task lists.
â ¢ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others (i.e. employees, volunteers, and the general public).
â ¢ Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
â ¢ Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms.
â ¢ Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
â ¢ The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 80 pounds.
â ¢ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office and moderately loud when in the field.
â ¢ Work may periodically require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
â ¢ The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions, in wet and/or humid conditions, in high, precarious places, near moving mechanical parts, near fumes, airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals, or near risk of electrical shock and/or vibration.
Additional Information
APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply, please submit a City application form in person or by mail to the City of Saratoga Springs, Human Resources, 1307 North Commerce Drive, Suite 200, Saratoga Springs, Utah, 84045, or by email to hneibaur@saratogaspringscity.com, or by fax to (801) 766-9794. Applications forms may be obtained on-line at www.saratogaspringscity.com.
SALARY RANGE:
Hiring at $12.00/hr.
BENEFITS:
There are no benefits offered as part of this position.
CLOSING DATE:
Open until filled. Send questions to Holly Neibaur at hneibaur@saratogaspringscity.com.
SUSPENSION OF PROCESS, ETC.:
The City reserves the right to reject any and all applicants, to waive any requirement set forth in this announcement, and to hire anyone as the City Manager or designee deems to be in the Cityâ  s best interest, all subject to legal requirements. Any application in response to this Announcement is at the applicantâ  s sole risk and expense. Although the City anticipates hiring one of the applicants responding to this announcement, there is no guaranty that any responding applicant will be hired.
Saratoga Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City will provide reasonable accommodations as needed.
Pre-employment drug testing, proof of employment eligibility, and background check required.

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