Job Detail

Organization: Indian River County Board of County Commissioners
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Vero Beach, FL USA

Posted: 2023-01-20
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

This is a skilled technical position working under the general supervision of the GIS manager, performing professional technical work updating County GIS database and data layers to meet the Geographic Information System needs of Indian River County.

Essential Job Duties
Produces data layers, maps, tables, or reports, using spatial analysis procedures using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, equipment, or systems.
Designs or prepares graphic representations of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, using GIS hardware and software applications.
Documents, designs, codes, or tests Geographic Information Systems (GIS) models, Web App solutions, or other applications.
Researches, creates, manages, and maintains GIS spatial and tabulator data to provide users with the most current and accurate available data.
Communicates with customers to analyze and evaluate customers’ GIS need
Fosters, implements, educates, and assists employees in the use of GIS.
Assists in problem analysis and submits recommendations for solutions.
Assists in data analyses on spatial and tabular data to produce reports, maps, graphs, and/or charts as requested by management and departments
Collects field data with GPS equipment and Esri’s Field Maps App.
Updates existing user accounts and databases.
Provides technical support for GIS desktop or online applications.
Attends GIS-related meetings, conferences, and workshops.

Minimum Associate Degree in Geography, GIS, Engineering, Earth Sciences, or related discipline supplemented by one (1) year of experience with GIS and GPS concepts and application, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience with County Standard GIS software

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations:
Valid Driver’s License

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Experience with Local Government GIS applications.

Experience with GPS equipment and GPS software.

Knowledge of Geographic Information System principles and practices.

Knowledge of map compilation principles and practices.

Knowledge of GPS data collection principles and practices.

Knowledge of geographic projections and cartographic principles as demonstrated through coursework or work experience.

Knowledge of how to edit and maintain spatial data in Esri geodatabases, and ability to perform logical queries of the database.

Knowledge and proficiency with relational databases and tabular data.

Knowledge of GIS data conversion and GPS data collection concepts.

Skill and proficiency with ESRI software, specifically ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online.

Ability to analyze data and meet deadlines.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, on technical mapping and GIS issues.

Ability to work effectively as a team member.

Supplemental Information
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary that are a logical assignment to the position.

This is an hourly position. Employees in positions budgeted for 30+ hours per week are eligible for full-time benefits. Please review our benefits handbook at

Please apply on our website here:

If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Indian River County Board of County Commissioners' Human Resources Specialist, Jordan Monterosso (772) 226-1629 [email protected]

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