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Transportation Planning Intern

Job Description

The purpose of this Intern position is to support the Transportation Planning Team through data entry, GIS mapping, database editing activities, accessibility implementation, and public outreach. The Transportation Planning Intern will be expected to work up to 29 hours per week during the term of the internship. Compensation to be at $19/ hr.


The key responsibilities and duties of the Intern position include, but are not limited to:

  • GIS Projects
    • Creation, cleaning, and organization of transportation and land use shapefiles
      • Updating attribute and field names
      • Updating or creating metadata
    • Quality control review of shapefiles
    • Creation of standard maps using ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online for use in MPO plans and projects;
    • Provide GIS data analysis assistance to Transportation Planners for use in the active transportation and freight plans, and other projects as necessary;
    • Remediation of ArcGIS Online files (including but not limited to shapefiles, StoryMaps, and mapping applications);
    • Creation of ArcGIS StoryMaps for MPO plans and programs.
  • Accessibility Projects
    • Remediation of digital MPO documents to meet State of Colorado Accessibility guidelines;
    • Creation of conforming alternate versions of non-complying, publicly accessible documents, maps, and images;
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to work independently and to set and complete workload priorities with supervisor input;
  • Strong interpersonal skills which include collaboration and the ability to be part of a successful team;
  • Working knowledge of scientific and research methods and ability to perform statistical/spatial analysis;
  • Strong computer aptitude, with skills in Microsoft Office and database management; and
  • Experience with Esri Products including ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online, and TransCAD (desirable).


North Front Range Application Process

Thank you for your interest in employment with the North Front Range MPO (NFRMPO). The NFRMPO requires a completed application and resume for the job to which you are applying. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Complete forms are to be emailed to on or before the posted due date. We must have complete and accurate information on previous job tasks and levels of responsibility, as your work experience is an important factor in evaluating your qualifications. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon job-related factors including (but not limited to) testing of job related skills, verification of your former employment and references and a background investigation, including any criminal record. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Notice: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

It is NFRMPO’s policy to select the best-qualified person for each position with the North Front Range MPO while implementing the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy. The NFRMPO EEO policy is: No employee of NFRMPO will discriminate against an applicant or another employee because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or any other statutory prohibited basis.

Notice: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.