Job Detail

Organization: City of Grants Pass
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Grants Pass, Oregon USA

Posted: 2020-10-13
Application Deadline: 2020-10-30

Position Description:

The City of Grants Pass, Oregon GIS Division facilitates geospatial data for every city department along with providing exceptional service to citizens, developers, clients, and various local, state, or federal agencies. Our team is dynamic and relies heavily on communication and the ability to adapt to various complex needs and changing technology. There's never a dull moment and your GIS skill sets will quickly grow.

Position Summary:
A GIS Technician updates tabular and spatial records, produces and maintains various forms of geospatial data, including but not limited to mobile aps, web maps and custom prints. As a technician with the City of Grants Pass you will be responsible for website/portal updates and fielding citizen/client requests. A tech is also expected to keep a positive attitude and engage a variety of internal departments in order to maintain a robust and accurate GIS database. The preferred candidate will be able to adapt to a wide range of varied workflow, be self-motivated in pursuing proficiency within their field and eager to provide exceptional customer service to our many clients.

The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture. We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals. We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements. We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.

If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!

If have questions about this role contact us at: [email protected] or 541-450-6050.

Minimum Qualifications:
An Associate's Degree in a related field and two years of experience in GIS and database management are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed in the job description. Must be proficient in ArcGIS Pro. Preference will be given to those with experience in specialized toolsets like Topology Rules, Utility Networks, Attribute Rules, and/or using ESRIís Arcade or Python language.

How to Apply:

Application materials must be turned in by the closing date in order to be considered for this position. Any application missing required materials will not be considered.

Required materials to be turned in for this recruitment are:
1. City Application
2. Supplemental Questionnaire
3. Resume
4. Cover Letter

Ranking and Selection:
The ranking and selection of applicants to proceed in the process includes: experience, responses to supplemental questionnaire, and meeting minimum qualifications of the position. The initial selection process for this position includes the following steps: application review, oral interview and testing. The final selection process following interview includes the following steps: tentative offer, criminal history check, background investigation, reference check, drug testing, and final offer of employment.
All candidates will be notified of the status of their application after the closing date.

Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request prior to the application deadline to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application process.


In & Around Grants Pass
The recreational opportunities of the Rogue River are many: jet-boats, rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, water skiing, tubing/swimming, gold panning and the 37-mile Rogue Hiking Trail. In addition to our world famous white water Rogue River, nearby mountains provide high-mountain recreational experiences, including snow skiing at Mt. Ashland, multiple access points to the Pacific Crest Trail, snow-shoeing, and ATV trails. Cultural activities center around the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland and the historic town of Jacksonville. Other scenic attractions include: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Caves National Monument, and the northern portion of the Redwoods. Grants Pass' year-round calendar of events offers something for everyone. And once the sun goes down, the region takes on a life of its own with fine restaurants, theatres and a performing arts center.

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