Job Summary/Qualifications: The City of Caldwell has an opening for a GIS Technician to provide support to the Caldwell City Mapping Department. Individual performs field data collection of City infrastructure and assists in the creation, development and maintenance of complex Geographic Information System (GIS) products and databases; provides technical assistance and support to users regarding GIS technology solutions and map generation for the City’s infrastructure, services and geographic features; performs activities related to field location of City utilities such as water, sewer, storm drain, pressure irrigation, street light, and fiber optic conduits; enters field data into GIS database; performs other duties as assigned or needed. Possession of a current and valid Idaho State driver’s license. Subject to pre-employment drug screening and background check.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Mapping, Geography, or other GIS related fields with a minimum of one year coursework related to GIS; or minimum of two years’ experience in GIS related activities; and working knowledge of the use of computer software and hardware related to GIS development and support; or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Previous experience with ESRI ArcGIS, surveying and mapping is preferred.
Benefits: Exceptional Benefits