Summer Student - Planning Assistant/Researcher
- 14.00 - 0 hourly
- City Of Ottawa
Conducts research, fieldwork, investigations and/or surveys, assemble background information, input information on computers.
Education & Experience
Post Secondary Student (completion of second year College or university).
Currently an undergraduate (minimum) in university or community college with at least 2 years successfully completed in Planning, Engineering, Social Sciences, Geographic Information Systems or related fields.
Minimum of four (4) months but less than eight (8) months of related experience is required:
- Research experience gained either by previous work employment, volunteer work or education.
- Client service experience through retail or other service sector employment.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.
Microsoft Windows environment and Word / Excel / Access / GIS
Familiarity with the City of Ottawa, its geography, people, housing and employment base
Knowledge of planning and development processes
Knowledge of both Official Languages is an asset
Competencies & Skills
To be able to readily use and understand various sources of information in map or tabular form (maps, assessment, directories, or other data sets)
To possess basic cartographic skills and air photo interpretation
To work well in a team environment with minimum supervision
To be able to use own judgment
To be tactful and courteous in dealings with the public
To exhibit excellent oral communication skills
To establish work priorities