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Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Land Records/GIS Intern


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Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Land Records/GIS Intern (1 Position)



We are seeking applicants to assist our Lands Team in reviewing land records and recording them into our GIS database.



Successful applicants will assist the Lands team in developing lands records to transfer to a new lands database system. The intern will interpret deeds, review legally binding agreements, update spreadsheets and compile all Lands Records for property owned by the Division across the state. The intern will also be responsible for scanning documents, using ArcGIS to evaluate and map shapefiles, and organize files according to a complex system.



Successful Applicants must be current undergraduate students in a degree program in the Quinney College of Natural Resources. They must have the ability to learn new skills rapidly and effectively as well as take instruction and conduct field or office work as directed.  While not required, preference will be given to applicants with: experience using ArcGIS and Microsoft Office; experience reading and interpreting legal documents.  We are seeking someone with attention to detail and the ability to work on their own. Some travel may be required to visit county recorders offices around the state; a valid driver’s license is required.  Some weekend, late night, and overnight trips may be required.


Salary: $11.49 - $12.24 depending on experience

Location: base of operations in DWR - Salt Lake City; no housing provided.

Number of Openings: 1

Closing Date: applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm 20 March 2020

Employment Dates: flexible; not to exceed 480 hours (12 weeks) between May and Aug




How to Apply: Please fill out the online application – Apply HERE


For more information contact (subject line “USU-DWR Lands GIS Internship”):

Chelsea Duke, Wildlife Lands Coordinator



Dr. Frank P. Howe

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources