Performs a variety of duties under the direction of the Department GIS Coordinator. Duties include creation, development, and maintenance of GIS data, associated attribute information, and metadata. Performs quality control checks on GIS data and attribute information. Utilizes GIS to analyze data and creates presentation quality maps and cartographic material for staff, high-level county officials, and the public. Performs basic spatial analysis and works with higher-level GIS analysts on projects to develop and implement GIS solutions for the Department of Transportation. Supervise field data collection using GPS, performs data post-processing, and incorporates data into the county's enterprise GIS. Assist in installing and maintaining GIS related software and hardware. Also assists in training and supporting staff in the use of GIS and related practices.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to a bachelor's degree in computer science, geography or related field; plus course work in ArcView GIS or similar GIS software.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background, driving, and credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Knowledge of GIS data layer development and management using ArcView 10.x or higher. ArcSDE version editing, Trimble GPS, Python or similar coding, and Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop experience a plus. Must have a customer service oriented attitude and excellent communication skills. Works well independently and in a team environment.
Employee may be required to lift and carry computer equipment. Work requires the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
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