GIS Technician (ATL)

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
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GIS Technician (ATL)

job summary:
Our client in the Atlanta area is seeking a GIS Technician to assist with its Local Government GIS Coordination effort. The position will be part of a team that is using local (city and county) GIS street data to inventory Georgia's statewide road network. The position will involve editing road centerlines and the associated road characteristics. The position will also require coordination with local government entities to attempt to obtain data and verify ownership of roads.

The ideal candidate will possess an extensive working knowledge of the ESRI ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite and general GIS principles and concepts. The individual should be detail-oriented and highly skilled using the ArcGIS editing tools, and should be familiar with shapefiles, personal/file geodatabases, geodatabase topology and editing in a SDE multi-user database. The candidate should be familiar with querying databases and be able to validate data. The candidate must have the technical agility, focus, flexibility, enthusiasm and vision to complement and enhance the OTD Local Government Coordination Team. The candidate must be able to coordinate, plan, and support simultaneous tasks and GIS projects; query data; prepare and deliver reports to the immediate supervisor and others; use geospatial data in the creation and production of GIS maps and data; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Requirements

  • Completion or near completion (in process) four-year college degree in GIS, Geography, or a related field
  • 2 years with the ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite.
 
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will possess an extensive working knowledge of the ESRI ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite and general GIS principles and concepts. The individual should be detail-oriented and highly skilled using the ArcGIS editing tools, and should be familiar with shapefiles, personal/file geodatabases, geodatabase topology and editing in a SDE multi-user database. The candidate should be familiar with querying databases and be able to validate data. The candidate must have the technical agility, focus, flexibility, enthusiasm and vision to complement and enhance the OTD Local Government Coordination Team. The candidate must be able to coordinate, plan, and support simultaneous tasks and GIS projects; query data; prepare and deliver reports to the immediate supervisor and others; use geospatial data in the creation and production of GIS maps and data; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

 
qualifications:
Requirements

  • Completion or near completion (in process) four-year college degree in GIS, Geography, or a related field
  • 2 years with the ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite.
 
skills: he candidate must be able to coordinate, plan, and support simultaneous tasks and GIS projects; query data; prepare and deliver reports to the immediate supervisor and others; use geospatial data in the creation and production of GIS maps and data; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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