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GIS TECHNICIAN (PERM/FT/BENEFITS)

Company: Harford County Government Department of Public Wor
Location: Abingdon
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Starting salary to include:-Up to $26,000 for health coverage-11% contribution to Maryland State Retirement Pension-$7000 contribution to Retirement Health SavingsNature of WorkThis is technical work involving the Geographic Information System (GIS). Employees in this class are responsible for providing digital and hard copy GIS data and custom map products; geographic database development and maintenance; respond to requests from other government agencies and citizens. The employee performs work under general supervision through conferences, reports, observations of results, and team assignments. Performance evaluation is based on the completeness and timeliness of work, the initiative displayed, and the soundness of judgment exercised during assignments of tasks.Through the recruitment process, a determination will be made on which position will be offered to a candidate, based upon the candidate's skills and abilities as it relates to the minimum qualification requirements for each position listed above. Additionally, the salary offered will be commensurate with a candidate's qualifications in relation to the position being offered. The minimum qualification requirements for each role are detailed below.Examples of Duties(The following examples illustrate the work performed in the positions in the class. Positions may require some or all of these examples depending on the organization of work within the department. The list is not inclusive. A position may require duties not listed, if necessary, to accomplish the work of the department.)GIS Technician I1. Designs and creates detailed and accurate cartographic products using the GIS system.2. Produces, maintains, and edits GIS data layers and databases.3. Maintains digital mapping associated with the department's functions.4. Work Includes planning, maintenance, and operations of enterprise asset management systems including upgrades of related applications, databases, and related software.GIS Technician II1. Designs and creates detailed and accurate cartographic products using the GIS system.2. Produces, maintains, and edits GIS data layers and databases.3. Researches GIS access procedures and methodology.4. Maintains digital mapping associated with the department's functions.5. Participates in comprehensive zoning, master plan development activities, and all other essential departmental functions requiring GIS and digital mapping.6. Work Includes planning, maintenance, and operations of enterprise asset management systems including upgrades of related applications, databases, and related software.Minimum Qualification RequirementsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of GIS, including data analysis, transfer, and formatting; of Harford County specific data layers, creation detail, ownership, and display; of database query procedures and ability to assess the accuracy of results; of Microsoft Office Suite programs; of computer-aided drafting and design software. Ability to manipulate spatial data, cartographic output and design, software commands, data editing, accuracy determination, digitizing, scanning, plotting, data acquisition, and general computer operation. Ability to communicate professionally on all levels. Cartographic skill and knowledge to include map design, the accuracy of presentation required map components and elements, layout, and media. Knowledge of statistical and analytical techniques and survey and research techniques. Ability to apply research techniques to a variety of problems; to make interpretations of basic data; to work independently as well as cooperatively on a team project; to express ideas, information, and analysis in a clear and concise manner; to communicate effectively in both the oral and written form; to maintain effective working relationships, and to interact effectively with groups.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:GIS Technician IMaster's degree from an accredited college or university in a Planning related field, in Engineering, or a Computer Science related field to include course work in land use planning, geography, and GIS.ORBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with course work in land use planning, geography, engineering, environmental science, GIS, computer science, database analysis or database management systems ANDone year experience in Geographic Information Systems including ArcMap or ArcGIS ProORA.A. Degree in geography or engineering or environmental scienceANDfour (4) years' experience in Geographic Information Systems including ArcMap or ArcGIS ProGIS Technician IIMaster's degree from an accredited college or university in a Planning related field, in Engineering, or in a Computer Science related field to include course work in land use planning, geography, and/or GIS ANDtwo (2) years of progressively responsible experienceORBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university to include course work in land use planning, geography, engineering, database analysis, database management systems, and/or GISANDfour (4) years of experienceLICENSE:Possession of a valid Class "D" or Class "C" non-commercial driver's license with no more than three (3) points.SAFETY:Must comply with all Federal (OSHA), State of Maryland (MOSH), safety regulations, and applicable Harford County safety policies, procedures, or manual as required for this position. NotesProof of college degree is required by the selected candidate.Additional experience as stated above may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basisPDN-9727f060-6ff7-404f-9661-94321b5275c5

Keywords: Harford County Government Department of Public Wor, Baltimore , GIS TECHNICIAN (PERM/FT/BENEFITS), Professions , Abingdon, Maryland

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