GIS Technician Jobs Forum

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Robert in Arlington, Virginia

Updated 11 months ago

Are gis technician job opportunities growing or declining? - 170 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most gis technician...

Goskeet in Vista, California

Updated 18 months ago

Trouble Finding Entry-Level Job - 14 Replies

I'm having trouble finding an entry level job in the GIS field. I have had 3 interviews and almost got 2 of the jobs, but for one reason or another...

pvteng in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Updated 37 months ago

Getting a gis technician job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing gis technician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

pvteng in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Roadmap for GIS jobs

Hello everyone I am an individual who received a MS in Natural Resources and Environmental Management, with a capstone project with GIS and 1-year...

pvteng in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Updated 37 months ago

Can graduate school/internships help my chances of getting a gis job? - 1 Reply

I know the topic can be answered with a straightforward yes, but I am looking at what I can do to bolster my GIS profile. Right now, I only have...

jp in Jordan, New York

Updated 50 months ago

Is this a good field to go in? - 1 Reply

I am in my senior year in highschool and my 4th gis class. I will hopefully be certified after my 4th year and i was wondering whiether on not if i...

shawncooper in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 58 months ago

***********GPS data services*************** - 1 Reply

Hey all! There has to be some companies or agencies out there, both government and private that are looking for data collection services in remote...

Victorvinraj in Boston

Updated 68 months ago

Top gis technician skills needed to get the job. - 20 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every gis technician must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your gis technician...


Updated 71 months ago

What are the best gis technician qualifications and training to get ahead? - 2 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a gis technician? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective gis...

geography guy in Las Cruces, New Mexico

GIS job without driving

I'm about to finish up my degree in geography with a concentration in GIS. Geography is my passion and I've always been good at it. I'd love to work...

Randy in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 84 months ago

private vs. public - 2 Replies

Do private firms shy away from hiring people from the public jobs?

Randy in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 84 months ago

Any expatriate GIS workers? - 2 Replies

Hi, I'm about to graduate with a Master's degree in Urban Planning from a program with a strong focus on GIS applications, and would like to be...

Chris in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 89 months ago

Finding an entry-level job - 1 Reply

I'm a recent grad with a degree in history and a geography minor. I was wondering if it was possible to get a gis job with my geography minor. I have...

Jd in Decatur, Illinois

Updated 97 months ago

What are typical gis technician salaries? - 1 Reply

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

GISPro in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 103 months ago

job offer in the UK - 15 Replies

Hi, I have been contacted by this company calling themselves AES Consulting Service/AES Consultants. They seem to have got my contact info from...

MsBoronia in Sydney, Australia

Updated 103 months ago

What technical ability do you need to get a GIS job? - 4 Replies

I am currently studying Environmental Science at University and have done some subjects on ArcGIS. I was thinking of possibly looking for work in GIS...

Chintak in Sydney, Australia

GIS Jobs in NSW

I am currently facing a strange crisis regarding jobs in GIS. I have a masters degree in Environmental Science( I graduated in 2008). However,...

Holly in Mercer Island, Washington

Updated 128 months ago

Tips for gis technician interviews. - 4 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming gis technician interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?


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