GIS Technician II

Washington County

Hillsboro, Oregon

The Position
The GIS Technician II is responsible for many tasks within the division related to the cartographic production and data maintenance of geospatial datasets pertaining to the maintenance of roads and other transportation assets. The work assigned requires significant attention to detail and commitment to accuracy as a portion of the work will be in the support of the County's Enterprise Asset Management System.
Ideal Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate should be familiar with the fundamentals of cartographic production and techniques of data maintenance and be able to quality control their work. They should also have experience with reading construction design plans and survey plats, geo-referencing, querying, and editing in ArcGIS Pro software. They will possess strong communication skills both verbally and written and have the ability to problem solve, look for opportunities for improvement,?and work independently and as part of a team.?The ideal candidate should be comfortable working with a diverse group of stakeholders including engineers, developers, utilities, contractors, other government agencies, and citizens. Possession of experience in local government supporting road or transportation asset datasets and an Associates degree in?engineering technology, drafting technology, geographic information systems, computer technology, or a related field is preferred 

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role, even if you believe you do not meet all of the hiring criteria described in the minimum qualifications. 

To review the complete classification and list of knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position, follow this link: GIS Technician II.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's Degree AND two (2) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications; OR
  • Four (4) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications.

Additional Requirements:
Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. To review the Driver's License and Record Policy for Washington County please use this link:  Driver's License & Records Policy.



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Category GIS Technician