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Employment Opportunities

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Summer Internship – Planning/GIS Intern

  • Type:Intern
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00/Hour
  • Posted Date:01/31/2019 10:21 AM
  • Deadline to Apply:03/15/2019 4:30 PM

The City of Centerville is accepting applications for a Planning/GIS Internship position to assist the Planning and GIS staff with field and office work . Responsible students pursuing a degree in geographic information systems, geography, planning, urban studies, civil engineering or a related field are encouraged to apply for consideration by March 15, 2019. 

Planning/GIS Internship Position Responsibilities 

 The Planning/GIS Intern will be involved in planning, development, and engineering projects throughout the summer months. Primary duties will include creating and manipulating GIS layers for a partner government agency and processing zoning applications for fences, sheds, minor site plans, etc. The Intern will also assist in deploying and managing the City’s traffic counting program. Other internship duties may include presentation graphics, writing reports, and participating in land use planning activities.  The position requires basic-to-intermediate knowledge of GIS Software. Strong written and oral communication skills, and a commitment to the values and expectations of public service, are also required. 

The GIS intern will work a flexible schedule (up to 32 hours/week) for 13 weeks. Students working on a bachelor’s or post-graduate degree in GIS, planning, or a related field are eligible to apply for consideration and should do so as soon as possible.  The pay rate for this position is $12.00 per hour.  For non-local candidates, summer housing is available  nearby at the University of Dayton and Wright State University. The position does not include a housing stipend. 


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We welcome your interest in exploring employment opportunities with the City of Centerville. If you apply for one of our openings described below, your application materials will be referred to the appropriate department for review and you may be contacted for an interview. If you are not initially contacted by our offices, please be advised that we will keep your application materials on file for one year for future consideration. We appreciate your interest in working for Warm and Cheerful Centerville! 

To apply for an open position, submit resume and completed application to the mailing address or email address listed below:

City of Centerville
Human Resources Department
100 West Spring Valley Road
Centerville, OH 45458


Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Centerville is an equal opportunity employer. The City recruits, evaluates and hires persons based solely on merit, fitness for duty, and such other bona-fide occupational qualifications each person may possess. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military or veteran status, pregnancy status, mental or physical disability or any other status protected by law. Seasonal  positions are not eligible for benefits. Applicants selected as finalists are subject to a pre-employment background investigation.