Job Detail

Organization: InterDev
Title: Geospatial Solutions Technician
Location: Dunwoody, Ga

Posted: 2021-08-02
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

We are offering an entry-level opportunity to join and expand our highly collaborative GIS team at InterDev! Our award-winning department excels in providing high quality GIS products and services to municipal governments through the public-private partnership model. THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE CITY OF DUNWOODY CITY HALL where you'll work with the GIS Manager and GIS Analyst and hone your skills by working on a wide range of projects.

Geospatial Solutions Technicians possess and develop a broad base of GIS knowledge that includes hands-on experience with desktop GIS software (ex. ArcGIS or QGIS), knowledge of GIS data types, ArcGIS Online, GPS collection, relational database management systems (RDBMS), spatial analysis, and cartography.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who demonstrates a passion for leveraging GIS technology to solve unique problems and will have 0-2 years of relevant professional GIS experience.

We have a compassionate and fun culture and seek team members who embrace and thrive in the same.

Essential Responsibilities
• Assist with development of GIS data to be utilized for public and internal access
• Maintain key datasets including addresses, parcels, roads, and city assets as well as all other existing and future datasets
• Perform spatial analysis and create information products utilizing GIS geoprocessing tools
• Assist in user experience testing of web applications
• Capture GIS data in different formats using GPS, electronic data recorders, digitizers, and other means
• Perform GIS data quality control, including reviewing data for completeness and accuracy, identifying and correcting errors or omissions in the data
• Interpret detailed plans, photographs, maps, and legal descriptions; which including addresses, roads, storm water systems, and city assets
• Help to improve GIS standards, policies and procedures as needed
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
• Knowledge in geography, scientific methods, cartography, and GIS principles
• Knowledge in mapping packages such as ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, or QGIS
• Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot software problems
• Ability to follow written and verbal directions, prioritize a list of tasks, and communicate progress and results
• Excellent written and oral communications skills

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education
• Exposure to government operations, city planning, or related field
• Exposure to land records and/or reading and interpreting plats and surveys
• Familiarity with applying extract, transform, and load processes to spatial and tabular data, such as using FME or programming
• Knowledge of, or experience with SQL for querying spatial and non-spatial data
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience such as GIS Certificate or post-secondary degree with related experience or coursework
• Regular attendance at meetup groups, conferences, or other industry events
• Volunteer experience a plus

Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: $45,000-$50,000

SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND PORTFOLIO (IF AVAILABLE) TO [email protected] and be sure to mention the position in the Subject of the email.

About Us
Since 1980 InterDev has been providing professional Information Technology Management Support and Security services for commercial businesses, government entities/municipalities, non-profits, and a variety of organizations across the Southern and Mideastern U.S. In addition to managing and hosting IT operations for our valued clients, we are an industry leader in Geographic Information Services, , and Telecom & VoIP platforms. InterDev is a proud Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Barracuda Networks Certified Diamond Partner.

We work hard, embrace high standards in our quality of services model, and take pride as a pacesetter in our industry. Here at InterDev, we care about our associates. We are dedicated to:

• Work/life balance
• Job satisfaction
• Professional development opportunities
• Health & wellness

We offer comprehensive benefits which include 401(k) with employer contributions, health, disability, and life insurance. We support our team members’ professional development with company funded continuing education programs, employee incentives, and hands on experience in a wide variety of configurations, systems, and applications environments.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand, as necessary.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time non-exempt position. Days and hours of work are generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Candidate must successfully complete background screening and drug screening upon acceptance of position.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AAP/EEO Statement
InterDev LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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