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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician II

Washington County, Hillsboro, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 09/15/2019

Are you looking for new opportunities to embrace your potential and achieve your personal best, every day? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining the Planning and Development Services division within the Department of Land Use and Transportation as a Geographic Information Systems Technician II!

The Operations and Maintenance (OPS) division is currently hiring for a highly skilled and self-motivated Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician II. The successful candidate will be responsible for tasks related to cartographic production and data maintenance of geospatial datasets pertaining to the maintenance of roads and other transportation assets.

Applicants for this position should be familiar with the fundamentals of cartographic production; techniques of data maintenance and be able to quality control their work. The ideal candidate would also have experience in maintaining a geocodable centerline for local government or emergency services, and would have previously worked with linear referencing, both the creation of the routes and the display of the linear referenced events. Experience in local government supporting road or transportation asset datasets is preferred.

The work assigned requires significant attention to detail and commitment to accuracy since a portion of the work will be in the support of emergency services and 9-1-1 dispatch.

The incumbent in this role must possess excellent communication skills both verbally and written. Individuals must be able to work independently or as part of a team and must have the ability to problem solve and look for opportunities for improvement. Technicians must be comfortable working with a diverse group of stakeholders including engineers, developers, utilities, contractors, other government agencies and citizens.

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
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.
Experience using ESRi ArcGIS 10.x mapping application suite is preferred.

To apply for this position, please visit our website. This posting will close on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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