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Due to the predicted weather, the Martin Luther King, Jr Day of service activity scheduled for Monday, January 21 at buddy Attick Park has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 2nd. 

GIS Volunteer Opportunities

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Benefits

  • Gain real-world professional work experience in the field of GIS while giving back to a community in need of your expertise
  • Valuable networking opportunities
  • Internship credit is available
  • Although volunteers and interns are unpaid, letters of recommendation will be offered upon successful completion of a GIS assignment.

Duties

  • Download, convert and upload GIS data available from internal and external sources to make them usable
  • Perform GIS data quality control, including reviewing data for completeness and accuracy, identifying and correcting errors or omissions in the data
  • Catalog and inventory GIS data, including metadata creation
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment with other Public Works staff on inventory gathering, maintaining spatial data, and map creation of the city's infrastructure
  • Gather data using ESRI Collector for ArcGIS

Ideal Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of geography as applied to concepts and principles of GIS, map projections, coordinate systems and cartographic designs
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS, with the ability to collect and organize baseline data about the infrastructure in Greenbelt
  • Can take initiative, problem solve, and work independently
  • Can build positive interpersonal relationships, work effectively as part of a team
  • Has strong verbal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with staff
  • Has strong written communication skills, especially with developing reports
  • Has own, or has access to, transportation to and from the City of Greenbelt Public Works

Interested?

Contact Jason Martin, Environmental Coordinator, at jmartin@greenbeltmd.gov or (240) 542-2168.