JOB CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY
The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician is responsible for maintaining base data layers in the Town’s GIS databases which include addresses, streets, parcels, subdivisions and other town assets related to Public Works and Utilities. Incumbent will also be responsible for reviewing development plans to assign addresses and street names for new development and to communicate this information with the public and other governmental entities.
This is a journey level classification in the GIS job family. This class is distinguished from the senior level positions by the performance of more routine mapping duties, minimal project management and/or application development responsibilities.
The following are intended to describe core work functions of this classification. While the level and broad nature of essential duties may not change, specific work tasks will vary over time depending on the Town’s needs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (at job entry)
Education and Experience: Associate degree in GIS, Geography, Urban Planning, Engineering, IT or a closely related field and 1 year of experience in GIS computer work or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Experience in editing and maintaining GIS data layers, such as parcel boundaries, addresses, streets, utility data, etc. using ESRI products is preferred.
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