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GIS Technician

City of New Richmond - New Richmond, WI

Type: Limited Term
Posted: 03/10/2017
Deadline to apply: 03/24/2017
Description:

Position Summary:

This is a seasonal/limited-term position responsible for assisting with GIS projects across the Public Works Department, as well as the development and maintenance of the City’s enterprise GIS.

Essential Functions: 

These functions will comprise approximately 70-100% of your time on an average work day, but may fluctuate as business needs change.

  • Collect, correct, and export GPS field data to be used for mapping projects and infrastructure inventory within the Public Works Department.
  • Develop and maintain highly accurate GIS data sets.
  • Assist IT/GIS Analyst on GIS related projects.
  • Responsible for accuracy of data created and maps being produced
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience or interest in using hand-held GPS for data collection.
  • Fundamentals of GIS and cartography and familiarity with working with geodatabases (design, creation, editing, etc.).
  • GIS data conversion and creation, map development, and field data collection.

Core Competencies:

  • Communication 
    •  Uses communication styles and methods effective for the situation and audience.
  • Cooperation and Teamwork 
    • Works effectively with diverse teams to achieve collective goals.
  • Commitment to Quality 
    • Improves work practices to achieve desired results.
  • Customer Service 
    • Ability to respond to our clients and anticipate their needs.
  • Professionalism 
    • Meets or exceeds workplace guidelines, standards and specifications.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 
    • Demonstrates the ability to make decisions, identify, analyze and solve problems, and take action as appropriate.

Education and Experience:

Pursuing or recent graduate of a degree program with focus on GIS. Candidates should have the skills and experience necessary to perform the following tasks: GIS data conversion and creation, map development, and field data collection. Candidates should be familiar with working with geodatabases (design, creation, editing, etc.), ArcPad, and digitizing.

For more information and to apply, visit the link included 

For more information: City of New Richmond Job Posting

 

 

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