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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Seasonal/Internships

Title: Seasonal and Intern Employment Opportunities - Division of Transportation

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Transportation and Highways

Hours: Temporary

The County provides seasonal and intern opportunities annually. Persons hired as seasonal workers or interns remain active for a period of one year (April 1 – March 31) and are eligible to return during this period as needed. Persons interested in seasonal work or intern positions must complete an employment application in accordance with the department’s projects.

Seasonal Employment Schedule
Spring Season: March 1 – March 31
Summer Season: April 1 – September 30
Winter Season: November 15 – February 28

Posting Number Classification Description





•    Intern will be a major in G.I.S., Civil Engineering, Geography or Planning with background or class work in use of GIS (ArcGIS 10.x)
•    Practiced in reading or understanding technical plans
•    Projects include inventory of storm sewers, traffic signals, pedestrian and trail equipment and other DOT assets
•    Create, edit GIS Geodatabases
•    Aerial and limited field validation of features
•    Assist Senior and Chief Transportation Planners with asset management





•    Assist with quantity take-offs
•    Assist with simple CAD work (Microstation)
•    Fieldwork which may include measuring and surveying
•    Scan record drawings

9172 Seasonal Labor Worker  •   Performs manual labor
9174 Seasonal Office Worker •    Performs clerical or office work. No minimum academic requirements 

Hiring Rates

$12.00/hr. completed freshman year
$12.50/hr. completed sophomore year
$13.00/hr. completed junior year
$14.00/hr. completed senior year
$1 increase for returning interns ($15/hr. maximum)

Seasonal Labor:
$10.00/hr. and .25/hr. increase for returning workers

Intern positions require the applicant to be actively taking undergraduate or graduate level courses at an accredited institution to obtain an Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree, or be a recent graduate (within past year).

All new employees will require a pre-employment background check. Returning employees will complete a waiver in regard to background. Some positions will require a valid Illinois Driver’s License in good standing.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer