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Organization: Champaign County GIS Consortium
Title: GIS Specialist
Location: Urbana, Illinois
Application Deadline: 2018-07-05
Posted: 2018-06-06

Position Description:

The Champaign County GIS Consortium is currently seeking a full-time GIS Specialist. Under the direction of the GIS Director, the GIS Specialist is responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of GIS data. Other duties include the interpretation and research of property legal descriptions, management of the Parcel Fabric, development of GIS quality control standards and scripts, and implementation of GIS technologies. This position will involve interaction with Consortium members, clients, and the public.

• Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Geography, GIS, or a related field
• Demonstrated experience with interpretation and research of property legal descriptions, the Public Land Survey System, and parcel mapping in a GIS environment
• Experience with ESRI desktop software (ArcGIS Desktop/ArcPro) & Python programming (ArcPy, SMTP and other relevant libraries)
• Advanced knowledge of GIS edit, topology, query, geoprocessing, and annotation tools
• Knowledge of ArcGIS Online, Enterprise Geodatabases, ArcGIS Server
• Knowledge of existing and emerging GIS trends as it relates to local government
• Ability to construct advanced spatial and tabular database queries
• Demonstrated ability to present information clearly and effectively in written, map, and graphic formats
• Ability to manage time that allows for work on multiple projects while meeting deadlines
• Ability to work individually and as a member of a team
• Excellent organizational, analytical, verbal, and written skills

• Oversee assigned GIS tasks
• Interpret and research land boundaries from legal descriptions, plat surveys, and deeds
• Create and maintain GIS data layers & GIS maps utilizing accepted cartographic practices
• Develop and complete data quality control procedures
• Provide GIS technical support to Consortium members and clients
• Fulfill data orders and general map requests
• Review the work of others and direct the work of others on a project basis
• Other tasks as required by GIS Director

Please complete the application and attach your resume and cover letter at https://www.applitrack.com/champaign/onlineapp/ by Thursday, July 5, 2018. All applications will be treated as confidential.

Champaign County offers a generous benefits package including paid holidays, health insurance and IMRF retirement.

Hourly Wage: $22.05 - $24.05, negotiable DOQ
Location: 1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, IL
Closing Date: 07/05/2018

Champaign County is an equal opportunity employer.