Job Detail

Organization: Champaign County GIS Consortium
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Urbana, IL

Posted: 2019-04-02
Application Deadline: 2019-04-22

Position Description:

The Champaign County GIS Consortium is currently seeking a full-time GIS Technician. Under the direction of the GIS Director, the GIS Technician is responsible for the creation and maintenance of GIS data and maps using GIS software. The position may be responsible for directing the work of others on a project basis. The position will involve interaction with Consortium members, clients, and the public.

• Bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in Geography, GIS or a related field preferred
• Experience with interpretation and research of property legal descriptions, the Public Land Survey System, and parcel mapping
• Expertise with ESRI GIS edit, topology, query and annotation tools
• Ability to construct advanced spatial and tabular database queries
• Ability to perform basic GIS analysis
• Familiarity with Python (ArcPy, SMTP and other relevant libraries)
• General understanding of an Enterprise Geodatabase
• Familiarity with COGO parcel compilation methods
• Ability to manage time to meet deadlines
• Ability to work as a member of a team
• Excellent organizational, analytical, and verbal skills

• Oversee assigned GIS tasks
• Interpret and research land boundaries from legal documents
• Create and maintain GIS data layers
• Develop and complete data quality control procedures
• Create GIS maps utilizing accepted cartographic practices
• Provide GIS technical support to Consortium members and clients
• Fulfill data orders and map requests
• Review and direct the work of others on a project basis
• Other tasks as required by GIS Director

Please complete the application and attach your resume and cover letter at by Monday, April 22, 2019.

Champaign County offers a generous benefits package including paid holidays, health insurance and IMRF retirement.

Hourly Wage: $17.60 - $19.75, negotiable DOQ
Location: 1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, IL


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