Job Detail

Organization: Des Moines County GIS Commission
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Burlington IA

Posted: 2021-01-04
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Des Moines County GIS Commission is announcing a hiring process for the position of GIS Technician. The hiring process will be conducted according to the following schedule and qualifications listed below.

Essential Job Duties:
This is an entry level position responsible for supporting GIS department projects, maintaining databases, websites and GIS layers. The position will be responsible for creating/updating spatial data, creating/publishing map services and assist in web development, etc. This position will be responsible for performing spatial analysis on various GIS Department projects to achieve the desired output and display in a clear, concise manner and for providing city/county staff and other agencies with professional quality cartographic products that include skilled labeling, symbology, and other map elements. This position will administer GPS collection, this includes field data collection using the GPS unit and training various users on the technology. In addition, the position must be able to communicate with other government entities as well as the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be proficient with computers in a Windows environment. Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop software is required. Must be able to convey an understanding of relational database concepts. Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and ArcGIS for Server is preferred. Experience with web development is beneficial but not required.

Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science or other related fields with significant emphasis on GIS is preferred. Experience in GIS will be beneficial. Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of hire.

Application Procedure:
Résumés may be sent to Des Moines County GIS Office, 513 N. Main St., Burlington, IA 52601. E-mail résumés to [email protected]

Hiring Process:
Resumes will be reviewed for qualifications. At the time of a conditional offer of employment, applicants will be required to successfully complete pre-employment screening. Des Moines County GIS Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary Range:
$37,000 - $40,000 Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefit Package is also included.

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