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JOB TITLE:

GIS Technician

JOB CODE:

0709

DEPARTMENT:

Board of Assessment

UNION:

46

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

GRADE:

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for creation, editing and maintenance of simple and complex Geographical Information System (GIS) data in an enterprise-wide environment.  Also responsible for data collection, map digitizing, data scrubbing, processing data, creation of map products, creation of metadata for data sets and assisting in other GIS projects as necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sound working knowledge of all production software in order to be effective at database building, data processing and map production using ArcMap and ArcCatalog environments and any combination of ESRI’s desktop products and extensions.
  • Capable of working with ESRI personal and enterprise geodatabases, including managing edit sessions in a versioned geodatabase environment.
  • Understanding of cartographic design principles and best practices, including data classification techniques, data symbolization, color selection, label placement and map layout in order to create appealing maps that communicate effectively.
  • Performs similar or related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree in geography, GIS or related field.
  • Previous experience in GIS mapping and using ESRI GIS software (ArcGIS, ArcEditor, ArcSDE).
  • Ability to communicate in a pleasant fashion and converse courteously with a wide range of people to project a positive image of the department.
  • Must be able to and have experience in the operation of office and mapping equipment as required, including computers, geographic information systems, scanners and large-format plotters.
  • Must be able to work efficiently without constant supervision.
  • Ability to learn assigned tasks readily and to adhere to prescribed departmental procedures.
  • Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic.

Position: GIS Technician

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands: (Check all that apply)

Balancing

X


Stooping

X


Pushing

X

Climbing

X

Crouching

X

Pulling

X

Crawling

X

Kneeling

X

Handling

X

Standing

X

Sitting

X

Talking

X

Turning

X

Reaching

X

Hearing

X

Seeing

X

Color Vision

x

Depth Perception

x

Mobility

x


Lifting: (Check one)

Carrying: (Check one)


Sedentary

(0-10 lbs)



Sedentary

(<10 lbs)


Light

(0-20 lbs)


Light

(0-10 lbs)

x

Medium

(0-50 lbs)

x

Medium

(0-25 lbs)


Heavy

(0- 100 lbs)


Heavy

(0- 50 lbs)


Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)



Very Heavy

(over 50 lbs)

Aptitudes: (Check all that apply)

Form perception

X


Problem solving

X

Motor coordination

X

Working speed (ex.wpm)

X

Finger dexterity

X

Manual dexterity

X

Computer/VDT ability

X

General learning ability

x

Clerical perception

x


Environmental Conditions: (Check all that apply)

Extreme cold



Extreme heat


Temperature changes

X

Wet conditions


Humid conditions

X

Exposure to fumes


Exposure to blood and body fluids


Noise and vibration

X

Exposure to chemicals


Poor ventilation


Inclement weather conditions;

Inside/outside weather conditions

X


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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