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Application Deadline: April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

Applications will continue to be accepted for this position.

The Village of Gurnee Community Development Department / Engineering Division seeks candidates for a summer Civil Engineering internship.

Employees in this position perform routine and entry level technical civil engineering work. This position may require interaction with the general public. Work may include conducting field surveys, basic construction inspections and investigations; collecting traffic data for traffic studies, developing and/or updating maps and related documents; general office work such as filing, scanning, data entry, and research; and related tasks.

Requires: college course work in civil engineering or closely related curriculum; previous work experience that demonstrates ability to work with others as part of a team and independently; customer service experience; knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices; knowledge and experience in computer systems including Microsoft Office, ESRI’s ArcGIS software, and computer aided drafting (CAD) programs. Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and be at least 18 years of age. Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.

Starting hourly rate of pay is $11 / hour. Duration of position is approximately from mid-May to mid-August. Work schedule is generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday but may vary based on construction project schedules.

Application attached; return completed application to Gurnee Village Hall, 325 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL 60031 or email to hr@village.gurnee.il.us. Faxed applications not accepted.

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

Position Still Available!!

The Village of Gurnee Information Systems Division seeks candidates for a summer GIS internship.

Employees in this position perform routine and entry level technical geographic information systems work; creating and editing features in a SQL-Server based geodatabase; scanning and linking documents to map features; updating Javascript-based ArcGIS Server applications. Projects will involve computer data entry; reading and interpreting various maps, plats, legal documents and engineering plans. Some field work required.

Applicants must have an understanding of the principles behind GIS, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and relational databases. Experience with ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, and familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite required. Experience with Javascript and programming concepts along with coursework in Geography, GIS or Computer Science is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and be at least 18 years of age.

Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen. Starting hourly rate of pay is $11.00/hour. Duration of position is approximately from mid-May to mid-August. Work schedule is generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Application attached; return completed application to Gurnee Village Hall, 325 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL 60031 or email to hr@village.gurnee.il.us. Faxed applications not accepted. For further information on this opportunity, please contact Eric Venden, GIS Coordinator at 847-599-7550.

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

Positions Still Available - Apply Immediately!

The Village of Gurnee Public Works Department seeks candidates for the position of Summer Maintenance Worker.

Employees in this position perform landscaping and general maintenance projects. Works in the Forestry division of Public Works assisting with landscape maintenance by mowing, watering, weeding, raking, planting, and providing general landscaping maintenance in Village right-of-ways and other locations; performing general maintenance tasks when requested; and performing related job tasks and duties as requested or required.

Requires previous work experience that demonstrates ability to work with others as part of a team and independently; customer service experience. Knowledge of general maintenance, construction, and landscaping techniques and standards; ability to perform work requiring moderate physical demands and sustained physical activity; work in a field work environment, outdoors in all types of weather and be subject to hazards such as traffic and other environmental exposures.

Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and be at least 18 years of age. Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.

Starting hourly rate of pay is $10.00/hour. Duration of position is approximately from mid-May to mid-August. Work schedule is generally 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Application attached; return completed application to Gurnee Village Hall, 325 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL 60031 or email to hr@village.gurnee.il.us. Faxed applications not accepted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Village of Gurnee accepts for employment and promotes its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability to perform the required job responsibilities. The Village bases its hiring practices and promotions on merit, experience, education and other qualifications applied to all applicants and in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity. The Village encourages qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity and non-discrimination to apply for available positions.

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