The intern will work with the department’s GIS coordinator to create a detailed data set that will assist 311 (non-emergency) and 911 (emergency) dispatch with the location of callers within parks and along park trails. Tasks for the intern involve: digitizing features from aerial photographs; collecting data in the field; confirming existing map data; and identifying nearest access point for emergency personnel. The intern will make use of ArcGIS desktop software as well as ArcGIS online to set up sample webmaps of the data and participate in map design reviews and changes. Experience using ArcGIS and editing features is required. ESRI Collector will be used for field data collection. The intern will be required to work outdoors in a park setting and along wooded trails to collect data and mark locations.
For more information, contact Dr. Edward Orser, URI Program Manager.
This is an additional position to that advertised earlier this spring.