Recruitment #2106-2010-002


The City of Tucson Information Technology Department (ITD) provides support services for all departments within the City, including citizen services, public safety, public works, back-office business applications, project management, analytics & GIS, and web applications. Additionally, the City has become a direct provisioner of wireless services to eligible community members through the newly established  Community Wireless Program.  The diversity of City business functions and supporting technologies makes for a dynamic work environment that is both challenging and rewarding. 

This is a part time position with flexibility to adjust hours according to class schedule and study demands.
Preference will be given to those candidates who have interest and availability to work during the upcoming school year

General Description

The Infrastructure Engineering Intern will assist professional staff by conducting research, collecting data, designing workflows, and writing scripts for use in GIS projects with various City departments.  This position will be a ‘forward-facing’ position, working closely with other City departments and the public.  Therefore, someone comfortable working on teams and with other people is required. 

Essential Functions

Work with the ArcGIS platform to:
  • Collaborate with City departments and vendors to improve work processes.
  • Evaluate existing data and processes and develop action plans for migration to an enterprise GIS.
  • Troubleshoot issues with GIS software and user techniques.
  • Manage and perform data conversion
  • Help coordinate trainings for applications such as 3-GIS, MapTucson, ArcGIS Online, and ArcGIS Pro. 
  • Create how-to documents and/or videos to supplement trainings. 
Reviews plans and reports by researching and reviewing plats, plans, statements, reports and contracts for compliance with regulations and specifications, verifying data calculations, identifying and resolving conflicts and reviewing system capabilities and proposed enhancements. 

Performs inventory and inspections of fiber, conduit, and related assets; tracks and monitors construction projects.

Generating data and reports, builds databases and spreadsheets, writes and reviews legal documents.

Performs data entry, verification, and reports.

Collects and processes GPS, GIS, and other data utilizing handheld equipment and devices, ESRI ArcPro, and other asset management software. 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Current enrollment in a college institution or equivalent coursework; Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Geographic Information Systems. 

Minimum Experience Qualifications: No Experience

Selection Plan

To be considered for this internship opportunity you must submit the following materials in an email to  with the subject line Infrastructure Engineering Intern 

  • Chronological Resume
  • Cover letter 
  • Current class-schedule
  • Transcript

Submissions received without all 4 documents will not be considered.  

This position will close on July 6, 2021, with interviews being conducted shortly thereafter.  

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.