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GIS Internship


Overview of GIS Internship GeoComm’s mission is to help save lives and protect property by providing essential innovative, location-based solutions to public safety professionals across the United States. GeoComm is seeking an intern that will contribute to the mission by providing public safety focused GIS services. This is a paid internship and the intern will generally work 15-20 hours per week. Job Functions and Responsibilities 1. GIS Data Development and Update Services: • Assist GIS team in developing, correcting, and standardizing GIS layers for use in public safety software solutions used in Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) • Weekly reporting to GIS Manager, Project Managers, or GIS Specialists on status of assigned projects or project tasks • Contribute to project status reports • Manage time to meet project deadlines • Written and verbal communication with clients concerning mapping related questions 2. GIS Data Management Services: • Assist GIS team in managing GIS cases and associated timelines for service delivery • Process GIS data update or correction requests • Assist in processing new address requests • Initiate and process database update requests 3. GIS Data Analysis Services: • Use GIS tools, scripts, and software to determine the suitability of GIS data for use in public safety systems and determine adherence to industry, State, and Local standards • Review and document results with a GIS Specialist or GIS Manager • Attend conference calls with clients to review results Job Requirements • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills • Familiarity with Esri GIS software applications • Currently pursuing a related degree in GIS, Computer Science, or a recent graduate (within the past year) Other Information Department: Client Services Manager: GIS Manager Geo-Comm is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, veteran status, public assistance status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Geo-Comm provides a drug-free working environment.

About GeoComm

GeoComm, a Granite company and headquartered in St. Cloud, Minnesota, was founded in 1995 to provide local governments with turnkey emergency 9-1-1 development services.  Today, GeoComm has a national reputation as a leading provider of public safety GIS systems that route emergency calls to the appropriate 9-1-1 call center, map the caller’s location on a call taker or dispatcher map, and guide emergency responders to the scene of the accident on mobile displays within police, fire, and ambulance vehicles.

Over the last 25 years, we have grown to serve local, regional, statewide, and military agencies in forty-nine states, helping keep more than 100 million people safe.  In addition, in 2020 our statewide NG9-1-1 project footprint expanded to include fifteen statewide projects across the country.  Through these customer partnerships GeoComm has been able to execute our company mission of helping save lives and protect property by delivering Public Safety Location Intelligence™: the right location data, on the right map, for the right people at the right time.