Geographic Information System Cartographic Technician I w/ City & County of Honolulu, HIRead Now
Independently performs highly skilled and difficult drafting and cartographic work in support of the City's computerized Geographic Information System (GIS); performs complex mathematical calculations, analysis and interpretation of a variety of data and source documents for entry into the GIS system; prepares, creates and maintains the full range and variety of maps, plans, tracings, drawings and other illustrative products including the utilization of complex computerized programs and the development of customized systems, procedures and techniques; and performs other related duties as required.
Series Definition: The Geographic Information System Cartographic Technician series is distinguished by its responsibility for maintaining and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the land parcel data base information stored in the City's computerized Geographical Information System, and utilizing said system to create and maintain a wide range and variety of maps, plans, tracings, drawings and other illustrative products. The work is technical in nature, requiring computerized drafting knowledges, skills and abilities.
Equivalent to graduation from high school with courses in mathematics and mechanical drawing. Responsible work experience which demonstrated the ability to perform the essential functions of the job may be substituted for education.
Four years of drafting or cartographic experience, one of which must have included the use of GIS and related software in the development, construction and/or modification of cartographic or other illustrative products.
Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of characteristics, capabilities and requirements of GIS and computer aided drafting software and equipment, including terminology, commands and codes; nomenclature and conventional symbols of drafting and cartography; cartographic and surveying concepts, practices, techniques, instruments and equipment; and map making processes, methods and techniques; and the ability to utilize GIS, computer aided drafting, and related software to input data, layout, coordinate and create a variety of drafting, cartographic and other illustrative products; adapt or modify existing work practices and procedures in the creation of complex maps; make mathematical computations using logarithmic, trigonometric and curve data tables; and interpret maps, plans, descriptions and written materials and explain pertinent data thereon to others.
Experience in creating and editing maps using Arc GIS 10.x software systems.
1. An Associate's degree in Architectural, Engineering and CAD Technologies from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) years of the required drafting experience.
2. A Bachelor's degree in Geography with course work in Geographic Information Systems from an accredited college or university may be substituted for all of the required experience.
Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education within 7 days of filing this application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or official transcript, which shows the embossed seal, must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application. Or mail: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.
Possession of an appropriate valid Hawaii State driver's license, as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.
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