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GIS Technician

Department:     Information Technology

Reports To:       GIS Manager

Classification:   Non-Exempt

Salary Grade:    $18.16 - $24.42

Closes:  Open until filled

Summary

This position is an entry-level position in the GIS Department. The GIS Technician works under close supervision of the GIS Manager and will support the day-to-day operations of the department.  While mostly carrying out existing GIS work, this position will learn to apply GIS technology to produce and develop digital data, databases, documentation, and other information in support of the County’s GIS program. The incumbent creates, maintains, and distributes geospatial data. The incumbent must have an effective mix of technical skills in the geographic and computer science disciplines, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, Model Builder, Web AppBuilder, some Python as well as the current Microsoft Office Suite. This individual must have a stong computer background and a basic understanding of networked systems. This position will also build an understanding of the County’s web site, phone system and help to troubleshoot software issues that may arise.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     

  • Must have ability to form and build good working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, and the general public.
  • Keeps current with trends and developments related to essential job competencies.
  • Basic management and maintenance of spatial databases.
  • Basic map production for local departments, co-operative partners, private and public sector.
  • Produce, manage and update online mapping services and applications.
  • Respond to public inquires.
  • Maintain content of web sites.
  • Provide software support to County staff.
  • Provide support for the County’s phone system.

Competencies

  • Detail Oriented.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Organizational Skills. 
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Communication Proficiency.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment

Essential functions are performed in an office environment that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment.             

Physical Demands

The position is frequently required to sit, walk, stoop, bend, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, and see.  Work will sometimes be performed in a field setting which may require protective equipment to protect against potential environmental hazards or involve working in uncomfortable conditions for extended periods of time. Must have the ability to stoop, bend, crawl, kneel, reach, stand, walk, grasp, talk, hear, see, lift up to 50 pounds, and to work  in sometimes adverse conditions.      

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are flexible at the discretion of the GIS Manager.      

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of an Associate Degree in GIS (2-year certification)
  • Completion of at least one GIS internship of at least 100 hours.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Education or experience in the GIS field.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Able to complete a thorough employment and/or criminal history check. 
  • Final candidates will be required to provide official proof of college degree and certified transcripts (not required for all positions). 

Safety Sensitive Requirements

  • This position is not considered to be a safety sensitive position

AAP/EEO Statement

  • This position is ‘at-will’, and either Crook County or the employee may terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause.
  • Crook County is an equal opportunity employer

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.


GIS Analyst

Department:     Information Technology

Reports To:       GIS Manager

Classification:   Non-Exempt

Salary Grade:    $21.69 - $29.18

Closes:  Open until filled

Summary

This position is a mid-level position in the GIS Department. The GIS Analyst works with the GIS Manager with minimal supervision and will support the day-to-day operations of the department.  The GIS Analyst will be carry out GIS work and apply GIS technology to produce and develop digital data, databases, documentation, and other information in support of the County’s GIS program. The incumbent creates, maintains, and distributes geospatial data. The incumbent must have an effective mix of technical skills in the geographic and computer science disciplines, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, Model Builder, Web AppBuilder, Python as well as the current Microsoft Office Suite. The incumbent will be comfortable working with versioned data inside of a relational database management system. This individual must have a strong computer background and a basic understanding of networked systems. The incumbent will be comfortable with ArcGIS Enterprise and all of its components. The incumbent will produce and work with web services to be consumed by a variety of applications and a diverse audience. The incumbent will have some experience with coding languages (ie html, css, javasript, SQL, etc.). The incumbent will be comfortable with starting GIS projects and seeing them through to completion with some oversight from the GIS manager.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     

  • Must have ability to form and build good working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, and the general public.
  • Keeps current with trends and developments related to essential job competencies.
  • Advanced management and maintenance of spatial databases.
  • Advanced map production for local departments, co-operative partners, private and public sector.
  • Produce, manage and update online mapping services and applications.
  • Carry out spatial and other advanced GIS analysis
  • Respond to public inquires.
  • Provide software support to County staff.

Competencies

  • Detail Oriented. 
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Communication Proficiency.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment

Essential functions are performed in an office environment that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment.             

Physical Demands

The position is frequently required to sit, walk, stoop, bend, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, and see.  Work will sometimes be performed in a field setting which may require protective equipment to protect against potential environmental hazards or involve working in uncomfortable conditions for extended periods of time. Must have the ability to stoop, bend, crawl, kneel, reach, stand, walk, grasp, talk, hear, see, lift up to 50 pounds, and to work  in sometimes adverse conditions.      

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are flexible at the discretion of the GIS Manager.      

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in GIS or Geography (or a related subject) is preferred. Minimum of an Associate Degree in GIS (2-year certification) with proven hands on experience.
  • Minimum of 2 year experience working in GIS

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Education or experience in the GIS field.
  • Education or experience in local government

Additional Eligibility Requirement

  • Able to complete a thorough employment and/or criminal history check.
  • Final candidates will be required to provide official proof of college degree and certified transcripts (not required for all positions).

Safety Sensitive Requirements

  • This position is not considered to be a safety sensitive position

AAP/EEO Statement

  • This position is ‘at-will’, and either Crook County or the employee may terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause.
  • Crook County is an equal opportunity employer

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.

Location: Prineville, OR
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