New Job Summer Student (Geographic Information System) (Hebbville) In Nova Scotia

Summer Student (Geographic Information System) (Hebbville)
Summer Student (Geographic Information System) (Hebbville)

Summer Student (Geographic Information System) (Hebbville)

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $17.25–$28.12 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Department: Public Works


Type of Employment: Student

Union Status: Exclusion - Non Union - NSPG

Closing Date: 3/10/2023 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

Asset Information Services (AIS) is a division of the Department of Public Works. At AIS, we provide technical support to Public Works by collecting, maintaining, and distributing asset data in a method best suited for decision makers. AIS provides coordination and information to Public Works and the public with relation to the use of provincial roads.

About Our Opportunity

As the successful applicant you will gain an understanding of government information management systems and processes as well as develop analytical skills through the review and preparation of various reports and products.

Primary Accountabilities

Working as a Geographic Information System (GIS) student with Public Works, you will have the opportunity to assist with the enhancement and development of internal projects, including Web GIS applications and other tools, for integration into Public Works’ workflows. You will collate information from existing data sources and use this information in the production of applications, tools, reports, and analyses. This position will also assist with managing the geospatial information related to the transportation sector.

Qualifications and Experience

As the ideal candidate you are currently enrolled in a full-time geomatics program in an accredited post-secondary institution for fall 2023 (or next applicable semester for the education program). Other related post-secondary programs will be considered, such as Geography, Engineering, and Surveying.

As the ideal candidate, you:

  • are familiar with computers including Microsoft 365 software such as Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • have experience in map production, database management and Esri ArcGIS software and applications;
  • are familiar with handheld data collection devices, such as an iPAD, Tremble, Garmin;
  • are organized and able to prioritize your work;
  • are capable of working under minimal supervision;
  • possess high attention to detail;
  • demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills when responding to inquiries by phone or email; and
  • consistently maintain confidentiality.

Knowledge of and/or experience with web design and transportation asset management would be considered an asset.

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Working Conditions

Over half of your work is outdoors in various weather conditions, with considerable travel throughout your assigned area.

Additional Information

There is one (1) opportunity available.

Valid Drivers Licence and access to a vehicle is required.

This opportunity will start approximately May 1, 2023 and has an end date of September 1, 2023.

Pay Grade: HOURLY

Salary Range: $17.25 - $28.12 Hourly

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

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Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to [email protected].