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Wisconsin Geospatial Jobs - Archived Positions

GIS Technician

Winnebago County - Oshkosh, WI

Type: Full Time
Posted: 03/13/2012
Deadline to apply: 04/04/2012
Payrate: $19.52 - $26.85 per hour

Major Duties:

  • Manage the department GIS and database applications in support of all soil and water resource management programs and other related activities.
  • Creates and updates layers of GIS data specific to department applications using Esri GIS software
  • Designs and builds database files, linking individual map features to layer specific database tables. 
  • Incorporates data into the GIS from a variety of sources including landowner files, GPS, digitial orthophotographic interpretation, Auto CAD Civil 3D designs, and from other GIS software platforms and cooperating agencies.
  • Performs overlay analysis, vector to raster conversion, raster analysis, and data format conversion.
  • Creates and develops customized GUIs for use by departmental staff in working with specific applications and functions.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • B.S. or Associate degree in geography, information systems, or related field with 3 years experience operating a GIS in a natural resource environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clientele and co-workers.
  • Ability to develop and manage a GIS and related databases, transferring and receiving GIS data from a variety of sources and formats.
  • Basic knowledge of cartographic skills required for producing professional mapping products.
  • Ability to interpret aerial photography, aerial slides, soils maps, USGS quadrangles, and other related data.
For more information: Job Announcement [PDF]



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