The City of Beaverton’s Information Technology and Service Department has an opening for a GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Specialist. This position provides design, development, and maintenance of geospatial datasets and cartographic products for both internal and external customers.
The GIS Specialist interprets original documents such as civil engineering plans and enters data into the enterprise GIS system using ESRI software. The GIS Specialist is responsible for collecting and validating field data using GPS and mobile devices. In addition, the GIS Specialist creates maps, performs moderate to complex analysis, and assists other city departments in using GIS applications.
This is a full-time, non-exempt, SEIU-classified position. There is one vacancy.
Please click APPLY to submit your application via the City of Beaverton’s online portal. You will need to fill out your work history and respond to several supplemental questions. Please describe your related work experience thoroughly in the work history and questions; these will be used to determine your qualifications for the position.
Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.
Studies have shown that many candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job if they do not believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described.
Wage Range: $28.19 - $37.77 hourly
Starting rate will be determined depending on relevant work experience as outlined in the Equal Pay Act. New hires who meet minimum requirements will start at step one. Higher steps may be offered to those who have additional years of directly related experience to the position within the posted wage range.
Total compensation package and benefits
In addition to competitive pay, the city offers a wide variety of benefits to regular employees which make up an exceptional total compensation package.
The city pays the full retirement contribution to PERS including the employee portion; provides employees with an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan; makes available a public service loan forgiveness program and tuition reimbursement program; and offers excellent health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.