Organization: Pulaski Area GIS (PAgis)
Title: GIS Techncian (2 openings)
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
PAgis has an immediate opening for two (2) GIS Technicians. PAgis offers generous benefits, competitive pay, and an excellent work environment. If you are interested in being a part of our team – committed to the accomplishment of PAgis goals and core values, we encourage you to apply for employment with us!
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Opening Date: July 9, 2018; Closing Date: Until Filled; Classification: Non -Exempt ($19.25 per hour-entry)
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities: Under limited supervision, the PAgis GIS Technician performs a variety of technical support work in the data development and daily data maintenance of the PAgis GIS layers and databases. Perform related work as required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of data maintenance and quality control procedures
Knowledge of geographic information system (GIS)
Knowledge of theory and practice of spatial data operations
Knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop, Geodatabase, ESRI extension products
Knowledge of mapping principles and methods
Knowledge of database structure and design
Knowledge of research methods and techniques
Ability to plan and manage work
Ability to read and interpret civil engineering drawings and maps
Ability to read maps, plans, legal descriptions and technical specifications
Ability to use CAD
Ability to deal tactfully with customers
Ability to maintain accurate records and compile reports
Ability to communicate orally and in writing
Ability to coordinate work with others within and outside PAgis
Ability to extract information from records (written, computerized and/or orally)
Skilled in ESRI GIS applications and systems
Skilled in making presentations to a variety of audiences
Computer keyboard manipulation
Eye and hand movement
Sit for extended periods
Visually look at computer screen for extended periods
Must be 21 years old or older
Must have a valid Arkansas Drivers License
Must have a good driving record
High school diploma with two (2) years of education in GIS, CAD, Computer Science, or related field plus two (2) years work experience in an ArcGIS environment.
Desirable Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, Computer Science or related field.
Individual works in heated and air-conditioned office. Works outdoors in favorable weather. May occasionally be exposed to insects, snakes, poison ivy, etc. when working outdoors.
All interested employees of Pulaski Area Geographic Information system (PAgis) are encouraged to apply and should request and complete a Request for Transfer/Promotion Form and an application in order to be considered for the position. Please contact Julie Kent at 377-1264 to receive these forms beginning on Monday, July 9, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Interested outside candidates may apply beginning on Monday, July 9, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the Office of Pulaski Area Geographic Information system (PAgis) at 221 East Capitol, Little Rock.
All forms must be completed and returned to Pulaski Area Geographic Information system (PAgis) on Friday, July 20, 2018 by 4:00 p.m. in order to be considered for the first round of interviews. PAgis will require a pre-employment drug test for all prospective employees after an offer of employment has been made. All offers will be contingent on the prospective employee receiving a "passing result" on the tests conducted. A criminal background check will be conducted.
Pulaski Area Geographic Information system (PAgis) is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate in its employment practices, or any other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political opinions or affiliation, or any other status protected by law.
Job related written and/or skills evaluation will be conducted.
Holidays - Eleven paid holidays each calendar year; immediate eligibility for new employees.
PTO (Paid Time Off) - PTO time is accrued on a bi-weekly basis during the current year. Accrual is 6.77 hours of PTO per pay period (22 days annualized) for employees with up to 5years of service. Accrual amount increases based on years of service, to a maximum accrual of 35 days. New employees have a 90 day waiting period before accrual begins, with accrual retroactive to date of hire.
Medical Insurance - Employee coverage is paid 100% by the employer; dependent coverage (if elected) is paid 60% by employer and 40% by employee. Eligible for coverage the first of the month following 60 day waiting period.
Dental Insurance – Employee coverage is paid 100% by the employer; dependent coverage (if elected) is paid 100% by employee. Eligible for coverage the first of the month following 60 day waiting period.
Health Care Assistance Plan - $100.00 annual reimbursement by employer for expenses incurred for eyeglasses, contacts, vision/hearing exams, health and dental insurance deductibles, co-payments or co-insurance, and prescription co-payments. Benefit eligibility after 1 year of employment.
Life Insurance – Employee coverage is paid 100% by the employer and life insurance provided is one times annual salary, up to $50,000. Eligible for coverage the first of the month following 60 day waiting period.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance – Employee coverage is paid 100% by the employer and AD&D provided is one times annual salary, up to $50,000. Eligible for coverage the first of the month following 60 day waiting period.
Short Term Disability – Pays 50% of employee’s salary beginning the 8th week of disability, continuing for a maximum period of up to 4 months. Coverage paid 100% by employer. Coverage begins after one year of employment.
Long Term Disability – Pays 60% of employee’s salary ($3,000 monthly maximum) after 6 months of disability. Coverage paid 100% by employer. Coverage begins after three years of employment.
Retirement Plan - Member of Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (APERS). Contributions are 5% of employee’s bi-weekly salary taken on a pre-tax basis. Participation begins immediately upon employment.
Cafeteria Plan – Employees are eligible to join and receive the benefits of pre-tax deduction of eligible insurance premiums. Employees may also make pre-tax contributions to a dependent care spending account, and after one year of service, a medical spending account.
Employee Wellness Benefit – Up to $250 combined annual reimbursement of expenses associated with tobacco cessation (reimbursed at 100%); exercise/fitness membership (50%) or weight loss program membership (50%). Eligibility begins after one year of employment.
457B Deferred Compensation Plan – Retirement savings plan in which employees may elect to participate. Contributions are funded 100% by the employee. Participation is voluntary and may begin at any time.
Credit Union - All employees are eligible to join Arkansas Federal Credit Union and to receive the benefits thereof.
Pay periods - Employees are paid on a bi-weekly basis on Friday, one week in arrears. Direct deposit is required.