Pay Range 16 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$18.7910$28.1865
Hourly (42 hrs.)$17.8962$26.8443
Hourly (56 hrs.)$13.4222$20.1332

GIS Technician (ITS)

Range: $39,085.31 - $58,627.96 (16)
Position Number: 3813ITS

JOB SUMMARY:  This position performs technical duties in preparing and maintaining geographic data concerning operations with the geographic information system (GIS).  An incumbent in this position may be designated as a Senior GIS Technician.
Analyses and extracts data maps, databases, spreadsheets from preliminary plans, construction plans, and digital files.
Maintains data layers.
Provides information to the public and other city departments relating to land and property maps, and records.
Produces reports and maps related to city operations.
Determines and applies analytical procedures for spatial and non-spatial data.
Assists other departments with database creation and design.
Maintains tabular databases for various layers.
Assists field crews by producing infrastructure map books.
Researches property and ownership records.
Reduces, enlarges, and transfers drawings and maps.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of geographic information system principles and practices.
Knowledge of ESRI software.
Knowledge of basic spatial analysis.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in interpreting maps, plans, and engineering drawings.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The GIS Coordinator assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city construction specifications, codes and ordinances, and state and federal mapping standards.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied technical GIS duties.  Old and illegible plans and maps contribute to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this assignment is to analyze and maintain geographic data in support of the engineering functions of the department.  Successful performance helps ensure that infrastructure data is accurate.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, outside engineers, surveyors, architects, contractors, elected officials, utility personnel, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, or stooping.  Some lifting may be required in a field environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office.  Field data collection is needed periodically.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated GIS Technician, with a high school education, or an Associate Degree in related field with one to two years experience.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. (Senior GIS- three to four years experience.)
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. 
Created 5-08