Organization: Dearborn County Planning & Zoning
Title: GIS Lead Technician
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN USA
Application Deadline: 2019-04-29
Provide technical support and partner with Planning and Zoning, the County Commissioners and Surveyors department to lead and implement county-wide GIS technology, database, user support, and GIS-related services to the citizens of Dearborn County.
The following duties are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
Serve as lead internal GIS technician and resource for accessing, maintaining, and reporting data within the GIS system. Serve in an educational and training capacity.
Create and maintain a list of all GIS layers, software programs, licensing information and project priorities.
Communicate with elected officials, local governments, GIS users and department heads providing support and defining GIS functions.
Assist with annual GIS budgeting.
Take a lead role in coordinating efforts to ensure data integrity, quality of information.
Create, customize and produce maps and reports from the GIS system to assist multiple data users. Train users to become self-sufficient in the GIS system.
Work with vendors for aerial and pictometry to enhance the quality of GIS data and services within the system.
Serve as a resource to economic development, municipalities, utilities and all internal departments while continuing to prioritize and keeping focus on data integrity and core foundational elements.
Research and ensure appropriate contracts, agreements and project coordination are in place with neighboring counties, the State of Indiana and various software vendors.
Provide mapping and data support to the Planning and Zoning department in the development of the comprehensive plan.
Be accessible to the public and other users by phone and e-mail.
Coordinate GIS user access; including terminating and providing access as appropriate.
Associate degree in Geography, Surveying, Planning, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field required. For future advancement and growth, a Baccalaureate Degree and/or GIS professional coursework/certification is desirable for this position but not required. A combination of education and experience will be acceptable at the discretion of the supervisor.
Three or more years of relevant professional experience with working knowledge and ability to utilize /interpret AutoCad, ArcView, ArcMap, topographical maps, surveying and real estate property terminology.
Strong, professional communicational skills to include presentations and public speaking.
Ability to operate a variety of additional office equipment such as a plotter, scanner, GIS equipment and related computer software.
Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and other regulatory standards applicable to the work. Ability to maintain confidentiality of department information/records according to these state requirements.
Ability to multi-task and perform work under time constraints.
Must be able to work with limited supervision and discern when it is appropriate to escalate issues/concerns to supervisors for timely resolution and maintain confidentiality as appropriate.
Ability to comply with all employer/department personnel policies and work rules, including attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
Ability to meet all hiring requirements including the passing of physical exam, drug screen and exhibit a safe driving record.
Applications must be submitted to Mark McCormack via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (812) 532-2029 or mail to 165 Mary Street, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 no later than March 29th, 2019.
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