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GIS Technician

City of Sun Prairie

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Location: Sun Prairie, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 09/08/2022
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
Payrate: $40,664.00 - $45,240.00 Annually
More Information: City of Sun Prairie Jobs

The GIS Technician assists with GIS data development, ongoing maintenance, data conversions, GPS data collection, spatial analyses, web map system development (mobile GIS), and cartography.  Assured ongoing hands-on exposure to many facets of GIS in a multi-department municipal government setting.  Progressive responsibilities are available to motivated team members.


  • Convert, edit, or create geographic data as necessary using ArcPro
  • Creating web maps, apps, dashboards, survey 1-2-3 forms, etc. via AGOL and Portal
  • Assure GIS spatial accuracy, feature alignments, attribute population is complete.
  • Frequent communication and documentation of progress will be required.
  • Create and update data models for spatial data sets.
  • Prepare GIS data and cartographic layouts for various City departments.
  • Update and maintain a wide variety of spatial data sets and documentation.
  • Provide training of in-house software/hardware to individuals as well as departments.
  • Act as GIS liaison to City departments (e.g. Public Works, Forestry, EMS, Engineering, etc.)
  • Support GPS data collection using ArcGIS Field Maps via Trimble R1 and R2 collectors.
  • Complete infield web GIS based inspection/maintenance reports via ArcGIS Field Maps.
  • Coordinate data interaction between sanitary sewer and storm sewer pipeline inspection photo/video files and GIS software.


  • Fluent with ArcPro, ArcGIS Enterprise, and ArcGIS Online
  • Ability to independently learn new software and methods and solve problems.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy when editing GIS data and topology.
  • Familiarity with GPS units and primary data collection in the field.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe products.
  • Geodatabase experience (EGDB and FGDB), including data model development desired.
  • Basic familiarity using relational databases – e.g. Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Understanding of concepts including projections, datums, and coordinate systems.
  • Basic familiarity with Python and Arcade desired.
  • Possess excellent writing and verbal communications skills.
  • Familiar with metadata standards.
  • Work well independently and in collaboration with others while maintaining scheduled work time at various department locations
  • Desire to provide outstanding quality spatial data services to a variety of departments.
  • Basic understanding of ArcGIS from an IT context (e.g. hardware, software, storage, security, databases, web services, etc.)