CLOSED: GIS/Planning Intern – Piedmont Triad Regional Council

Posted: November 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

November 2, 2012 – Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC)

PTRC in Greensboro, North Carolina is seeking qualified applicants for the position of GIS/PLANNING INTERN.

Primary duties include assisting the GIS Manager in developing and maintaining extensive GIS databases and producing maps and graphics to support various planning functions. The focus of this internship will be to perform a “Return on Investment Study” for the 12 county Piedmont Triad Region. Intern will be responsible for gathering tax parcel data and analyzing assessed tax value for several study areas in the Region. A final report and presentation will be required.

Minimum qualifications include enrollment in an undergraduate degree program in planning, geography, GIS, or a related field. Strong skills using ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop software and MS-Excel are required. Excellent communication and graphic (map making) skills are essential. Enrollment in a master’s program in planning, geography or a related field is preferred.

This position is available for the 2013 spring semester with the option to continue into the summer and/or fall semesters. This position is expected to provide an average of 15-20 hours per week. Schedule can be flexible during PTRC business hours, 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The hourly rate for this position is $12, depending on qualifications.

PTRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please send a letter of interest, resume and two references to:

Piedmont Triad Regional Council
GIS/Planning Intern Search
Attn: Malinda Ford, GIS Manager
2216 West Meadowview Road, Suite 201
Greensboro, NC 27407-3480
Email: mford -@-

If applying by e-mail, please indicate ‘GIS/Planning Intern Search’ in the Subject line.

Application materials must be submitted by close of business on Friday, November 30, 2012 to be considered.

Malinda Ford, GIS Manager
Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Greensboro Office:
2216 W. Meadowview Road, Suite 201
Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
(336) 294-4950


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