Job Detail

Organization: City of Casper
Title: Utility GIS Technician
Location: Casper, WY

Posted: 2021-01-04
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Assigned to: Water Distribution Garage

Click here to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/casperwy

This position will also involve going out in the field GPSing points and gathering water and wastewater information to enter into GIS.

Incumbents are responsible for creating maps, coordinating, and maintaining data related to the City of Casper utilities. Responsibilities may include creating operational reports; adding, updating and deleting data in GIS systems; and maintaining related records. Receives general supervision from Water Distribution Manager and higher level supervisory staff.

This position is driving essential (see driving requirements below).

Typical Class Essential Duties:
1. Enters, creates, and maintains GIS maps, layers, and databases including constructing, editing, and inputting geographic data into City base map layers.

2. Use and incorporate as-builds into GIS database linking drawing to utility features.

3. Designs and generates map viewing and printing templates including exporting maps into various formats and printing maps utilizing plotters; operating global positioning system
(GPS) equipment to locate real world features; and making additions to the GIS database.

4. Performs administrative tasks such as attending meetings, note taking, process review, record keeping, information retrieval and distribution in support of public utilities.

5. Represents the City of Casper by responding to the public, citizens, its employees, and others in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner while continuously maintaining a positive customer service demeanor.

6. Follows all City safety procedures. Reports all accidents/incidents immediately to supervisor.

7. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
GIS principles, practices, and structures.
Customer service principles.
Map scales and projections.
Cartographic design and mapping principles.
Drafting technology.
Computers and applicable software applications.

Abilities (position requirements at entry):
Ability to:
Use metal detector, prod rod, and shovel.
Operating modern office equipment, software and operating systems/applications, including scanners, printers, and large format plotters.
Maintain a neat and professional appearance.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Follow written and verbal instructions.
Prepare clear and concise reports.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Skills (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:
Administrative processes.
Utilizing GPS equipment.
Preparing maps.
Maintaining databases.
Operating in a courteous, knowledgeable and tactful manner with customers, staff and the general public.
Oral and written communication, sufficient to exchange or convey effective information and to receive work direction.
Operating modern office equipment, software and operating systems/applications.
Training, Experience & Certifications:
Training and Experience
Minimum of two years' experience in geographical information systems (GIS).
Training and experience in AutoCAD is preferred.
Associate's Degree in computer science, geography, cartography or a closely related field.
Experience working in Water or Wastewater utilities is preferred.
Licensing and Certification Requirements
Licensing Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Wyoming Driver's License.

Supplemental Information & Physical Requirements:
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a successful background screen and pre-employment drug test. Applicants who have failed a pre-employment screen or have been terminated from the City of Casper are ineligible for employment consideration for 12 months. You will become eligible for consideration 12 months from the date of your incident (pre-employment screen or termination).

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must utilize direct deposit for payroll purposes.

Driving records are required for all new employees regardless of the position's driving requirements. If the employee has not held a Wyoming driver's license for the last three years, the employee must provide at their own initiation and expense a driving record from their previous state(s) of residence.

Physical Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, lifting, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Incumbent may be subject to extreme temperatures, dusts, odors, and chemicals.

Driving Requirements:
For driving essential positions, employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a satisfactory driving record. A driving record that reflects any of the following criteria is considered unsatisfactory:

1) Convicted of three (3) or more moving violations within the previous 36 months (three separate, individual incidents);

2) A conviction within the previous 36 months of any of the following:
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
Leaving the scene of an accident;
Fleeing to avoid arrest;
Reckless Driving;
Homicide or assault by motor vehicle;
Driving without auto insurance;
Driving on a suspended license;
Refusal to take blood/breathalyzer test for suspected DUI or impaired driving.

If you have questions regarding the background screen, pre-employment drug test or driving record, please contact the Human Resources Office at (307)235-8344 prior to accepting a job offer.

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