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GIS Technician

Orange County Government

Orange County,  Florida
GIS Technician

Overview

Orange County Government, we are proud to serve the public with integrity, honesty, fairness, and professionalism. We develop innovative policies and services that impact Central Florida and shape the future of our community. We have been consistently recognized as a "Top 100 Family Friendly Company," facilitating a healthy work-life balance.

Orange County Utilities provides water resources and solid waste recovery services to protect and enrich the lives of the citizens and guests of Orange County Florida. The Field Services Division is responsible for the inspection, testing, regulatory compliance, operation, and maintenance of over 3,800 miles of pipeline, over 10,000 fire hydrants, and approximately 800 wastewater pump stations. This position will work in the Field Services GIS/Mapping Group.

Representative Duties

  • Interpret construction plans, specifications and other standards. Reads legal land descriptions and reviews plats and engineering as-built plans.
  • Follows predefined processes using internal and external data sources to resolve errors.
  • Documents, develops and completes data and mapping projects assigned by the unit supervisor.
  • Coordinate project assignments and interacts regularly with the county staff, and utilities contract staff.
  • Uses GIS graphics software and specialized applications to edit GIS graphics layers, update attribute databases, and conduct utilities project research.
  • Communicate project status to departmental staff.
  • Working hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Associate's degree from an accredited institution in one of the following areas; geographic sciences, information sciences including the information technologies, political science and public policy, administration and business management, mathematical science, engineering technology, land and environmental studies or a closely related field.

Experience

One (1) year of expense with applications used for GIS data maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education or experience.

Preferences

  • Experience with GIS data maintenance and mapping production processes.
  • Experience reading and using legal descriptions and interpreting aerial photographs.
  • ESRI ArcGIS suite including ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo, and/or ArcGIS IMS/ArcGIS Server platform,
  • Familiar with Access and Oracle databases and the ability to query and manipulate data using query tools.
  • Experience with Utility water, wastewater, and reclaimed water infrastructures.

Notes

Applicants selected for hire must successfully complete a background check and physical and drug screening prior to start of employment



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