GIS Technician - Jr level
Posted on May 17, 2019 by ESG Consulting
Seeking a GIS Technician with 1 to 2 year experience to assist with our clients GIS Coordination effort for a contract that is for 1 year and renews each year for 1 year at a time.
The position will be part of a team that is using local (city and county) GIS street data to inventory statewide road networks. The position will involve editing road centerlines and the associated road characteristics. The position will also require coordination with local government entities to attempt to obtain data and verify ownership of roads.
The ideal candidate will possess working knowledge of the ESRI ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite and general GIS principles and concepts. The individual should be detail-oriented and highly skilled using the ArcGIS editing tools, and should be familiar with shapefiles, personal/file geodatabases, geodatabase topology and editing in a SDE multi-user database. The candidate should be familiar with querying databases and be able to validate data. The candidate must have the technical agility, focus, flexibility, enthusiasm and vision to complement and enhance the coordination Team. The candidate must be able to coordinate, plan, and support simultaneous tasks and GIS projects; query data; prepare and deliver reports to the immediate supervisor and others; use geospatial data in the creation and production of GIS maps and data; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Required qualifications include a four-year college degree in GIS, Geography, or a related field, and proficiency with the ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite. Preferred qualifications include experience with creating and editing GIS data, and GIS work experience with a city or county government agency.