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Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician I




Job title:
Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician I

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Job description:
General Position Responsibilities:
Under direct supervision, the GIS Technician I will enter record information for gas and water projects into the District’s Geographic Information System (GIS) and train in the duties of GIS Technician II. Upon successfully completing all training and proficiencies of a GIS Technician I, a recommendation can be made for advancement to the position of GIS Technician II.
Minimum Requirements:
1.A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
•An Associate’s degree, or two (2) years of education and training equivalent to two (2)years of college (or trade, vocational or technical) education, with an emphasis in GIS,geography, cartography or related fields is preferred OR at least two (2) years of relevantGIS editing experience, as a primary job duty, may also be considered in place of theAssociate’s degree education preference.
2.Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS desktop or equivalent software. ESRI ArcGIS Pro experienceis preferred.
3.At least two (2) years of GIS work experience within the last three (3) years is preferred.
4.Attention to detail and experience with data entry, preferably into a GIS system.
5.Proven ability to learn new or upgraded computer software as required.
6.Efficiently and effectively speak, read, comprehend, and write English.
7.Experience and skill in operating various specialized software and office equipment, forexample: Microsoft Office, SAP, Open Text, large format printers, plotters, copiers, scannersand phone systems.
8.Ability to communicate with and assist internal and external customers/co-workersprofessionally, regardless of provocation.
9.Ability to work overtime, including weekends as required.
10.Employees in this position are covered under the Department of Transportation Drug andAlcohol testing provisions. This includes random testing.
Specific Responsibilities:
1.Read and interpret maps and engineering drawings, especially as they pertain to gas and waterfacilities.
2. Enter record information from proposed and as-built drawings, completion reports, service cards, and various other record sources into the District's GIS.
3. Learn the District's GIS data entry standards, workflows, requirements and procedures to continually improve personal GIS skills.
4. Research District and other records to obtain relevant information to include, but not limited to, reporting discrepancies/variances found and facilitating changes, as directed.
5. Assist in GIS data conversion and cleanup efforts or projects.
6. Clearly communicate gas and water facility record information (in various forms and by various means) to District personnel and outside agencies.
7. Accept written and verbal instruction in revising and updating GIS in collaboration with engineers.
8. Work effectively in both an independent and in a team environment.
9. Assist in checking the work of others, as experience and proficiency allow.
10. Copy and file various engineering records for various purposes.
11. Train in the duties of, and advance toward progression to, GIS Technician II.
12. Prioritize the health and well-being of the workforce within a safety-first work environment.
13. Comply with and understand all pertinent District policies and procedures.
14. Work professionally and efficiently, with increasingly limited supervision for extended periods.
15. Perform various other duties as assigned.
*Please ensure the application is filled out thoroughly to be considered for this position
An Equal Opportunity Employer “Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation"

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Posted on:
September 16, 2022