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GIS Technician/Analyst

Company: Lake County Government
Location: Leadville
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

FLSA Status: Non-ExemptHiring Range: $40,000-$45,000 AnnuallyThe following factors matter to us:

You are self-directed, highly motivated, motivated to learn and grow your GIS careerYou value independence and a work/life balanceYou seek a challenging and exciting position within an organization that is mission-oriented and values its employees and the important work they doYou enjoy working in an environment of mentorship and collaborationYou enjoy contributing to your community and a sense of accomplishment at the end of each day -This job is ideal for someone who is:
Critical-thinker that enjoys problem solving and coming up with creative solutions and paths forwardInnovative - prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require originalityIndependent - enjoys working with little direction as well as collaborativelyPassionate about Lake County's unique history and culture and is willing to contribute to our communities' bright future -The following experience for this position matters to us (any or all of these is a plus):
Professional experience with GIS concepts, design methods and best practices Experience and familiarity with GIS software including Esri software suite (ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, -and ArcCatalog), Google Earth, QGIS, CAD, and/or other relevant spatial softwareGeoreferencing, projections and data/database creationModern and complex principles and practices of record keeping and project management -Education:
Bachelor's in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, a related field with a specialty in GIS; or a GIS Certificate program from an accredited college or university; or equivalent work experience -Job Description/Position Tasks:
Maintains, updates and modifies GIS maps and data to maintain critical access to information regarding: planning, water, sanitation, streets and roads, land use, land ownership, natural resourcesCreates and documents GIS processes and procedures.Discovers, analyzes, digitizes, and archives historic documentation and maps as necessary.Responsible for creating, developing and maintaining GIS databases, performing data creation, and cartography using ArcGISProcesses, analyzes and catalogs recorded plats and surveys; uses georeferencing and other spatial tools to update and improve the accuracy of county GIS dataCollaborates with external agencies on special projects, report preparations and GIS presentations.Receives direction from Community Planning and Development leadership to pursue organizational priorities and goalsCreates maps and mapping tools to help staff and the public interpret and visualize spatial dataMaintains current knowledge of trends and developments in the geographic information systems field for application to responsibilities under charge.Lake County Benefits - Full-Time Employees

As a reflection of the value we place on the contributions of our employees, the County offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees. Please review the for full details. The Guide provides information on Lake County Government's benefit offerings, including:

  • Employer-Sponsored Medical and Dental Insurance Plans
  • 100% Employer Paid Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employer-Sponsored Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Employer Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Employer Paid Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
  • 401(a) and 457(b) Employer Matched Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Days and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Public Health Emergency Leave
  • Discounts on concerts, major sporting events, electronics, travel, cars and more!

    Lake County Benefits - Part-Time Employees

    Lake County is also proud to offer paid sick time off, Public Health Emergency Leave, and flexible work schedules for our part-time employees.

    EOE Statement

    Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Assistance or accommodation during the application process due to a disability is available upon request.

    Notice of Emergency/Disaster Responsibilities

    All Lake County Employees may be required to work as a Disaster Service Worker when a local declaration of emergency or disaster is declared by the Board of County Commissioners.

    Other Duties

    Please note that this job description does not intend to cover or contain a full comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Lake County Government, Vail , GIS Technician/Analyst, Professions , Leadville, Colorado

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