GIS & Asset Management Technician

Boulder County

Longmont, Colorado

Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department is seeking to hire a GIS & Asset Management Technician. Boulder County is in the process of implementing a new Asset Management System (AMS) called Cartegraph. Through this project there are many areas of opportunity to improve the way technology is used to store and retrieve information about the assets that the Parks and Open Space Department manages. This position will support the AMS Coordinator in the following ways: Data creation, entry, merging, and maintenance in an office setting, Data QA/QC, reporting and prioritizing information gathering projects, Site visits and Field data collection using Cartegraph and/or Field Maps, Planning and facilitation of meetings & materials gathering, Testing Cartegraph  in Boulder County database environments, Creating training materials/documentation of workflows, Working with staff in various work groups to ensure the AMS meets their needs. 

This is a hourly, non-benefited position. This position will work Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. This position will work out of 5201 St Vrain Road, Longmont CO 80503 . Under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) guidelines, this position is non-exempt (eligible for overtime).  

Boulder County requires its employees to reside in the state of Colorado as of the first day of work. 

Hiring Range: $26.37 Hourly

Tentative Hiring Timeline: 

Phone Screening: Week of May 24th

First Round Interviews: Week of May 29th

Reference Check: Week of June 3rd

Boulder County employees may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Visit studentaid.gov for more information. 

Examples of Duties

  • Prepares and maintains GIS data and tabular data for use in Cartegraph 
  • Attends Asset Management related meetings and contributes to discussion and documentation of tasks
  • Collects information about assets for GIS/Cartegraph  and enters this either through field visits or while in the office – whichever is most efficient
  • Develops training materials and documents work flows for Cartegraph 
  • Develops dashboards and other reporting tools for decision-making
  • Performs related work, as required 

May be reassigned during emergency situations  

Required Qualifications

PLEASE NOTE: When completing your application describe all relevant education and experience, as applications are assessed based on the required qualifications listed. Resumes and other attachments are not accepted in lieu of completed applications and will not be reviewed in the initial screening process. Any personally identifiable information (PII) such as name and address will be redacted from applications that meet the minimum screening requirements and are forwarded to the hiring manager. If the hiring manager selects you to advance in the hiring process, your attachments will then be shared with the hiring team. 


Boulder County is looking for well qualified candidates to fill our positions. Any combination of relevant education and experience is encouraged. In this position, we are looking for a minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.


Applicants must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record 

Light fieldwork with other staff may be required 


  • Experience or interest in GIS, databases, data-driven decision making in a land management organization, and/or natural resource field work
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets 
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills 
  • Working knowledge of GIS for map making, and smart phones for collecting data in the field 

Boulder County is a workplace dedicated to supporting individuals and families of all types and to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 



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