GIS Coordinator
Texas811 - Dallas, TX

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Position Title: GIS Coordinator

Position Summary:

This is a temporary to perminant staff position within the Technology Services Group responsible for the technical and analytical duties involved in the implementation and coordination of the Department's GIS system. Performs related duties as assigned.

Immediate Supervisor: GIS Manager


Develops and maintains databases using Geographic Information System (GIS) hardware/software; develops, maintains, and/or enhances database structures, data collection methodology, and establishes and monitors space allocation and data placement/capability.

Collects and organizes data from a wide variety of sources; researches conflicting/inaccurate data; performs detailed inspections of data for accuracy and quality during the input/edit processes and for all output formats.

Evaluates new hardware and software; researches products and obtains price quotes.

Maintains an awareness of new technologies, products, trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

Training and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Geography, or other discipline with training emphasis in cartography, mapping, and Geographical Information System (GIS) operations is desired.

Three years previous experience and/or training involving geographical information system operations, programming languages, database administration, and computer operations/maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job will be considered in lieu of degree.

Other Requirements:

The candidate must have good knowledge of ESRI software packages. Experience or practical familiarity with Map Server Web Mapping, current programming languages and relational database management (specifically PostgreSQL and PostGIS) related to GIS application development.

The candidate should be professional, organized, have the ability to exercise attention to detail, and follow oral and written instructions.

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