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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

GIS Technician I - IS -Oct 2014 │ Posted 10/1/14│ Paygrade 8
Job Hotline: 636.949.7320
www.sccmo.org
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
GIS TECHNICIAN I
INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT

Starting Salary: $32,692 per year

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including Paid Time Off,
Extended Medical Leave, Holidays, Employee health, dental, life, disability, retirement and tuition assistance
programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Performs visual and computer quality control checks on facility and/or land base data. Ensures map products
reflect correct geographic location of facilities and have standard of cartographic quality. Creates, designs,
maintains, and conducts quality control of the County database used in GIS to explain location and information
of property attributes including utilities, trails, natural resources, park boundaries, and facilities. Using ESRI’s
editor tools, make corrections, close and map backlog work log. Plot maps for use in field locations. Collects
data using GIS / GPS equipment. Creates maps, spreadsheets, charts and reports for use in land planning,
property acquisitions, design and construction planning, lease agreements, facilities management, public
information, and informational purposes. Collects, analyzes, interprets, and edits geographic information
provided by GPS, surveys, aerial photography, and GIS. Designs, manages, and maintains quality assurance
of GIS database. Responds to inquiries for needed mapping from county departments and the general public.
Performs related work as required
REQUIREMENTS:

Requires an Associate’s degree in GIS or related field, and one year GIS experience. A combination of
education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Working
knowledge of ArcGIS software as well as experience with data collection using GPS equipment is preferred.
Must be able to work independently. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must
possess technical skills plus the ability to successfully interact with various constituents including elected
officials, department heads, staff members, contractors, vendors as well as the general public.
TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at
http://hr.sccmo.org/hr/ We do not accept faxed, e-mailed or print applications. For your convenience, if
needed, terminals are available on site at the HR Dept., 201 N. Second St., Room 519, St. Charles, MO
63301 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled or a sufficient number of
qualified candidates have applied.

St. Charles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County
will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and
current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. St. Charles County is a drug and alcohol free
work place. A pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions.

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