GIS Technician
City of Longview, TX - Longview, TX

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Assists in maintaining the City's GIS databases; compiles and analyzes geographic data; prepares various types of maps and/or graphics; provides GIS/CAD support to City departments and other customers; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Examples of Duties:

Participates in updating and maintaining the City's geodatabase; enters new map data and coordinate information; edits and performs quality control of GIS data layers. Performs geographic research; gathers, analyzes, and integrates spatial data. Prepares maps and/or graphics required for reports, specification documents, presentations, public hearings, court cases, and special projects. Collects, stores, and retrieves legal descriptions, land records, easements, as-built drawings, and associated information. Participates in updating and maintaining the City's As-Built Retrieval System; scans public and private infrastructure plans; assign new addresses to parcels of land as required. Assists City departments, consultants, and contractors in the interpretation of GIS data, aerial photographs, maps, and/or other types of public information. Provides GIS/CAD technical support to system users; trains employees and/or other customers in the use of GIS software, hardware, and peripheral equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs office equipment including desktop computers, printers, scanners, plotters, and/or digital document systems. Provides assistance in updating and maintaining the GIS Division's intranet webpage as assigned; adds maps, documents, articles, and other information for viewing by members. Utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) units to gather geographic data; updates related data in the City's geodatabase as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Requirements:

Associate's Degree in Geography or related field, and two years GIS technical support experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Work is performed in a standard office environment. Subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.