GIS Technician - City of College Station

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018 1:01 PM
    Message # 6958628
    URISA Texas (Administrator)


    Principal Duties:
    1. Develop, maintain, update and retrieve information for various GIS datasets including geodatabases, shapefiles, and layers within a spatial database engine (SDE).
    2. Perform data conversion/projection and integration of external data sources into GIS. This includes interpreting and researching legal documents; digitizing cartographic data; and entering or analyzing demographic and geographic data.
    3. Produce maps and related graphics (both digital and paper) for public hearings, meetings, other public forums, and other department needs such as reports, publications, or related documents.
    4. Conduct analysis on data and produce documents and maps for decision making purposes.
    5. Respond to general questions regarding information and data found on documents and maps; handle requests from customers for copies of various document and maps; and meet with individuals and groups on a routine basis to assess problems and provide solutions.
    6. Perform field, archival, historical, and statistical research in support of department activities; develop and maintain document and map archives; and develop and maintain procedure manuals, metadata, specifications and other documentation for GIS activities and datasets.
    7. Maintain a high level of proficiency in GIS software, professional practices, and techniques; and provide computer technical support to office staff and field crews.
    8. Operate and maintain plotters, printers, and wide format scanners.
    9. Perform other duties as assigned, to include but not limited to, monitoring performance and work assignments of GIS Interns.



    Associates Degree in Geography or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Knowledge and experience with ESRI ArcGIS. Knowledge of fundamental GIS principles and practices. Experience with MS Windows and Windows-based applications. Excellent cartographic, written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with mapping, surveying, and engineering principles and practices as applied to municipal systems.


    Bachelors degree in Geography or closely related field of study. Knowledge and experience with AutoCAD. GIS Data analysis experience. Programming experience relevant to the ESRI ArcGIS environment. Experience with addressing. Ability to interpret and reproduce platted information.


    Job Information

    • Location: College Station, Texas, United States
    • Job ID: 45122221
    • Posted: November 21, 2018
    • Position Title:GIS Technician
    • Company Name:City of College Station
    • Job Function:Planning
    • Entry Level:Yes
    • Job Type:Full-Time
    • Salary:$16.69 - $18.36 (Hourly Wage)
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