Anyone with GIS Tech II skills (focusing mostly on cartography and data editing) are encouraged to apply as well. It is possible that they take the list from this recruitment and use it for one or two GIS Tech II positions in road engineering, survey, operations and maintenance groups.
The Long Range Planning Group within the Planning and Development Services division is currently hiring for a highly skilled and self-motivated Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician III to work closely with land use and transportation planners on long range planning projects as well as end users of GIS systems and applications. This position will analyze a variety of statistics and spatial data to create diagrams, illustrations and maps; respond to mapping and information requests from employees and the public; maintain complex GIS datasets; and write programs and scripts for development of mapping products.
Please use the following link to view the Land Use and Transportation Careers Website: LUT Careers.
Washington County offers employees a collaborative culture, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package. Working within Washington County provides daily opportunities to serve and build communities now and into the future. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Duties may include:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.
Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use this link: GIS Technician III.
Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses. Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONWashington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.
1. An evaluation of training and experience will be performed by Human Resources. Review of applications will occur the week of April 8, 2019.
2. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel will perform an in-depth evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials to include responses to supplemental questionnaire. This process will begin after April 15, 2019.
3. Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the SME review step as soon as possible.
Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.
If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points Instructions (Download PDF reader).
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act:
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.
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Nicole Stewart, Talent Acquisition Business Partner