Note: Deadline for applying is 12:00 PM (noon) July 17, 2018.
GIS Technician - Central Michigan ( Mt. Pleasant area) Home Office
Summary: Work with small public utility water and sewer utility staff to collect and maintain GIS data on the location, condition and history of their assets. Use a variety of resources and Global Navigational Satellite System (GNSS) data to populate and maintain information in a GIS program, and prepare digital and paper map products for the communities. Work in the field leading other Utility Mapping Technicians and local community staff to collect data with GPS equipment. Provide training and technical assistance to individuals and small groups of local government and utility staff on the operation of GPS equipment and uses of GIS applications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Bachelor’s degree in GIS Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Surveying, Geography, or related field with significant GIS-related coursework. Experience may be substituted. Candidates must have training in the use of ESRI ArcGIS software products.
One year of work experience, prefer experience working outdoors, may include graduate assistantships and internships. One year of experience using GIS technology and working with MS Word, Excel and the internet.