Job Detail

Organization: Las Vegas Valley Water District
Title: Geospatial Technician
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Posted: 2022-06-23
Application Deadline: 2022-06-30

Position Description:

$30.24 per hour

Hours of Work: 4/10’s, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., M-Th

The ideal candidate would demonstrate work experience with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and RDBMS including knowledge of SQL; have technical exposure to GIS and spatial concepts related to utilities as well as to survey-grade GPS equipment, post-processing, and data use; possess the ability to comprehend and translate engineering drawing content including field markups; and have experience creating, editing, and plotting GIS-based maps and CAD drawings.

The ideal candidate would also be able to work well independently and within small groups to meet high volume targets; gracefully handle repeated work interruptions from and interactions with all levels of staff; have an extreme attention to detail and use logical thinking processes; and convey technical issues in a concise and well thought-out manner.

Possession of or the ability able to obtain certifications in water distribution and/or transmission systems is preferred.

INTRODUCTION: Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires. Candidates possessing the strongest skills and experience for this position will be forwarded to the hiring department for further evaluation and to determine who will be invited to the formal interview process. The candidate hired will be required to pass a drug screening, background check, and may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation.

Training and Experience: A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is an Associate's degree from a recognized community college or vocational school; and at least two years of responsible technical experience in the use and operations of CAD and GIS systems, preferably in a public utility or engineering organization; or an equivalent level of training and experience. Additional experience may be substituted for the required education.

*The Las Vegas Valley Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer*


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