Update from DEN: Monday morning passengers at DEN experienced significant lines across all security screening checkpoints resulting in lengthy wait times to get through security.
We’ve been in contact with local and national TSA leadership to understand what resources and staffing they had in place this morning, how the lanes were being operated, what advance planning took place, traffic projections, equipment issues and more. At the same time, we are reviewing our own operation regarding how we manage the lines outside the checkpoint. TSA and DEN continue to work together in partnership to address the challenges we are having so that we can best accommodate the numbers of passengers traveling through DEN, particularly at peak times. We are encouraged by the performance of the equipment in the new West Security Checkpoint and the vast majority of times, wait times are below 10 minutes. However, we know there was a problem during peak time on the morning of Feb. 26 and we are going to do everything we can possibly do, working with TSA and our airlines, to fix this situation. Our passengers deserve an amazing, efficient and positive travel experience and we are committed to providing just that.Follow DEN on Twitter Follow DEN on Instagram
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City of Denver Dept. of Aviation
Feb 12, 2024
Who We Are
Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $33 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 30,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity, and inclusion at the center of all that we do.
The Denver International Airport (DEN) Intern program is an integral part of the culture at DEN and provides students the opportunity to work alongside DEN professionals, while being able to explore career opportunities within the aviation industry.
Create a career ladder opportunity for interns to gain first-hand work experience relative to DEN’s business environment, mission, vision, and goals with the goal of convert-to-hire
Expose interns to the variety of career opportunities within the aviation industry
Empower interns to learn new job skills or improve on an existing skillset in a specific technical area(s)
Establish a professional mentorship relationship for interns and their mentors
What We Offer
The City and County of Denver offers a competitive pay rate commensurate with education. Denver International Airport emerging talent positions are supported by a trained hiring manager and required to attend all sessions of professional development within the cohort model. You will be onboarded with a cohort of peers to begin to help you develop your network across the aviation industry.
What You’ll Do
This position is fully integrated with the Denver Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team. Your responsibilities will include collaborating with various airport departments to update our Airport Layout Plan; managing Portal web apps; and working with non-GIS users to design new web applications. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to acquire and enhance your skills in GIS software, including Esri Portal, Experience Builder, Autodesk Civil3D, and Global Mapper.
As a GIS Intern you will:
Develop and maintain Portal web apps and geoprocessing tools to support established workflows under the guidance of a mentor
Enter data, validate accuracy, and maintain existing geodatabases while ensuring compliance with a centralized data model
Participate in multi-disciplinary teams to implement strategic objectives
Collaborate with Airside Planning to update the Airport Layout Plan
Produce, publish, and maintain maps in ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online
Provide technical support to staff as needed
What You’ll Bring
We are seeking a novice in GIS with a keen interest in understanding the intricacies of a large GIS Enterprise, and who is passionate and eager to explore technical boundaries while discovering innovative solutions when it comes to GIS in aviation. Our preferred candidate will have the following experience, skills, and traits:
Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with team members and stakeholders
Clear and effective communication skills, both verbal and written. The ability to translate technical GIS concepts to non-technical users
Proficiency in GIS software such as ArcGIS or other relevant tools
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address spatial challenges
Genuine interest and enthusiasm for GIS, spatial analysis, and its applications in various domains
Required Minimum Qualifications
Education: Current enrollment in an accredited college program leading to a certificate, licensure, associates, bachelor’s, or higher degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Urban Planning or a related field, or a recent graduate (completed specified program within 1 year of completion)
Education and Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted
Mandatory documentation required to be considered for this position
1–2-page resume (with most current information)
Transcripts – either official or unofficial; dated within your current academic term. This is only used to verify amounts of credits; grades will not influence decision
Cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position
The City and County of Denver supports a hybrid workplace model. In this position you can expect to work on site at the Denver International Airport three days per week. We do not offer housing or relocation assistance for this position.
Internship Duration and Hours
This is a 10-week college internship with an expected start date of June 3, 2024, and a completion date of August 9, 2024. This position is expected to work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits.
FBI Background Check
FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.
This position is expected to stay open until March 11, 2024. Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than March 11, 2024, at midnight.
TA3182 Professional Technical Intern
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Position Salary Range
$20.41 – $23.06
$20.41 – $23.06/hour based on education level
Denver International Airport
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S.
$$20.41 - $23.06