Job Detail

Organization: Toho Water Authority
Title: GIS Technician I
Location: Kissimmee, FL

Posted: 2019-06-12
Application Deadline: 2019-07-02

Position Description:

General Description

Toho Water Authority's mission is to provide reliable, cost effective and responsive water services to our customers while protecting public health and the environment. Our vision is to be the standard of excellence for responsible water supply stewardship. As an employee, you will be contributing to an organization that utilizes the diverse strengths of our community to achieve a common goal, treats everyone as a customer, and demonstrates excellence through innovation and continuous improvement.

Join our team and be part of an organization that provides life's most precious resource.

Maintain and update the Geographical Information System (GIS) data and metadata for all of TWA's Water, Reclaim and Sanitary assets. Analyze, troubleshoot and improve existing GIS data and its application in GIS. Digitize GIS features and geo-rectifies images, engineering plans and CAD files to support GIS maintenance processes. Perform outdoor field data collection via handheld GPS and enter it into the GIS. Assist other departments with the production of mapping plots and performing spatial analysis to assist decision making. Support other GIS staff (Interns) and field workers on basic functionality and use of the GIS. Document, develop and complete projects as assigned by GIS Manager. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Digitize GIS features and geo-rectified images, from construction drawings, as-built plans and record drawings in order to keep the GIS database updated and current.
Quality check existing asset data within GIS.
Produce mapping plots via internal and external requests.
Assist in other projects as instructed by GIS Manager.
Collect GIS asset data via manual field work.
Attend training seminars and GIS conferences to actively broaden skill-set.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Geographical Information Systems or related field.
Minimum of three years relevant experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License.

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