About the position:
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is seeking detail-oriented GIS professionals to fill two vacant GIS Technician II positions, one in the Utilities, Construction & Inspection Division with responsibility for maintaining private utility infrastructure data; and, one in the Technology Services Division's GIS team where the incumbent will maintain a wide array of bureau asset and operational data. In both positions, the technician's primary responsibility will be digitization of infrastructure from project plans and work order diagrams. However, in addition to data maintenance, the GIS Technician II may be called on to perform other GIS-related duties, including:
Using cartographic and graphic design tools to represent spatial data as maps, charts and graphics
Ability to work with staff to determine if GIS tool(s) can be used to gain efficiencies"
An ideal candidate will have a commitment to data quality, the ability to focus on detail, and manage time and workload in an independent manner.
The current vacancies are with the Portland Bureau of Transportation, although other bureaus may use the list generated from this recruitment to fill future vacancies
This classification is represented by the the Professional and Technical Employees (PTE) To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click on the appropriate link.
Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: