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Hawaii State Civil Defence Internship

19 Nov 2012 10:57 PM | HIGICC Administrator

Organization: Hawaii State Civil Defence

Location: Honolulu, Oahu

Position : Internship

currently seeking a college student who is willing to work as an (unpaid) intern or volunteer at Hawaii State Civil Defense. Ideal candidate should have some experience using ESRI ArcGIS software and the ability to create basic graphic maps independently. This individual should also have an interest in Emergency Management and must be willing to commit to working 4-8 hours per week at the State Emergency Operating Center in Diamond Head crater.

Previous intern met the above qualifications and was in the final year of her Natural Resources and Environmental Management (GIS and Remote Sensing Track) undergraduate degree.

Company: Hawaii International Environmental Services

Location: Oahu, Hawaii or Guam

Start Date: January 2013

Position Description:

GIS Technician/Analyst/Programmer providing technical support to entry level staff while working independently to accomplish various GIS tasks. This position requires the candidate be experienced with the ESRI family of products, most notably ArcGIS 9+, and Trimble field GPS units (G-3 through 8 / Base Station, GeoXT, Pathfinder Office, GeoXH). An in depth knowledge of database creation within SDSFIE, and knowledge of Survey analyst and other tools and extensions within ArcMap is required. Programming knowledge and experience is a plus.

Responsibilities include the following:

-Creation of high-quality cartographic products -GIS technical and cartographic assistance to on-site staff -Spatial data generation and processing -GPS collection: survey and mapping grade -Conversion of spatial data between software and hardware platforms -Maintaining and creating spatial databases under SDSFIE -Travel at least 50% within the Pacific Rim

Minimum requirements:

-BA/BS in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, Physical Science, Engineering or related area of study -Ten years work experience using ESRI products.

-Good interpersonal and communication skills (Written and Verbal).


The salary range for this position is based on a combination of education, knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.

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