Job Detail

Organization: Coeur d'Alene Tribe GIS/IT Department
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Plummer, ID

Posted: 2020-06-23
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

This position is Full-time with Benefits. In addition to salary, this position will be compensated with:

Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, extending to spouse and dependents
Disability and Life Insurance
401K retirement (100% matching up to 5%)
Flexible spending account
Free access to Marimn Health Wellness Center

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s GIS Manager and the Senior GIS Analyst, the incumbent performs technical work in the acquisition, maintenance and dissemination of digital geographic data of any complexity received from multiple sources. Work requires setting priorities and coordinating work activities to meet schedules. Duties include specific tasks within seven areas of responsibility:
(1) Finding, gathering, inputting and outputting data in a variety of usable formats
(2) Maintenance of existing data by means of direct editing and spatial analysis
(3) ArcGIS Enterprise/Portal map and app development for the group and other programs within the Tribe
(4) Cartographic production in paper and digital formats
(5) Maintenance of the GIS Program budgets
(6) Installation and support of ArcGIS Desktop software for users outside the GIS Program
(7) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations

Work load ranges from moderate to heavy. Scope of the work is Tribal-wide, although it may include work for other tribal governments, state and federal agencies, and the public. The organizational environment is hierarchical similar to organizations such as tribal, federal or state
agencies, or the military. This position reports directly to the Tribe's GIS Manager. Work is conducted both in a normal office setting, in the out-of- doors under a variety of weather conditions and in a vehicle on a range of road surfaces including four-wheel- drive conditions. Noise level is moderate to loud, depending upon the employee’s location. At times, duties may require field work using GPS and UAS equipment in and near roadways and in remote roadless areas. This could
include field operations during periods of extreme weather consisting of either summer (heat) or winter (snow, cold) conditions. There is occasional lifting of computers and UAS’s and their components weighing up to 70 lbs.

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