This position provides support for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Mason County Geographic Information System (GIS). This position requires knowledge, understanding, and experience applying GIS technology solutions to local government enterprise GIS.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
(Full position description is available at the Human Resources Office. Contact information below) Performs technical work designing, developing, and implementing GIS applications in an enterprise GIS environment. Oversees the operation and maintenance of existing GIS databases and applications. Develops GIS procedures and solves spatial problems through techniques of GIS analysis. Prepares cartographic products as needed by Mason County, other agencies and the public and performs related work as required. Performs data creation, data development and conversion from various sources of information, data editing, and quality assurance/quality control. Works with GIS users to define functional requirements for GIS applications, and supports the GIS user base by monitoring user feedback, identifying technical problems and solutions, and maintaining software applications. Prepares FGDC metadata documentation and preserves accuracy standards.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE- (Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities, required to perform the job may be considered.) Bachelor's degree in Geography/Cartography/GIS, Civil Engineering, Computer Science or related field. Two to four years minimum experience with the development and implementation of GIS technology. The Senior position is distinguished from the GIS Analyst by having 4 years experience, with one of those in program or project management, and level of programming capability.
KNOWLEDGE OF: GIS applications/solutions for local government, excellent customer service practices and techniques, FGDC Metadata content and accuracy standards, Oracle SQL and/or Access, and integrating GIS with other systems.
SKILLED IN: Using the ESRI suite of products, AutoCAD, and technical writing.
ABILITY TO: Structure and design databases, manage time efficiently, utilize Python coding, communicate courteously and effectively both orally and in writing.
LICENSES: Valid Washington State driver’s license.