GIS Technician I is the entry-level class in the GIS Technician series. Incumbents are responsible for performing routine specialized and detailed GIS mapping and analysis duties. Incumbents enter, update and maintain GIS data, prepare and produce maps and other graphic representations and perform basic spatial analyses. Under general supervision, performs the more routine assignments in the operation and use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Duties include: GIS data maintenance, manipulation, and analysis; enters, updates, and maintains data layers using GIS tools, CAD tools, and relational databases; prepares and updates maps, drawings, plans, and spreadsheets, data dictionaries; and related duties as assigned; performs basic data research, investigation and verification; conducts site visits to verify and update data.
The current vacancy is in the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES), however the eligible list generated from this recruitment may also be used for future vacancies in BES, the Portland Water Bureau, Bureau of Technology Service and the Portland Bureau of Transportation.
This position is represented by the Professional and Technical Employees Local 17 collective bargaining agreement, view the agreement at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and answers to supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.