Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is seeking a productive, detail-oriented Utility GIS Professional to join the Utility GIS team. The individual in this position is responsible for maintaining the base GIS layers representing SPU's Drainage & Wastewater (DWW) infrastructure assets. Their primary focus will be on the Side Sewer business process and data layers. The side sewer GIS data is required to be mapped to comply with NPDES Municipal Stormwater permit language which states that all connections to the MS4 authorized by the City be mapped electronically (created in GIS).
The Utility GIS Professional performs daily GIS data maintenance in a fast-paced, production driven, team environment. Central to this work is researching and interpreting a variety of source documents such as engineering drawings and specifications, as-built sketches, and other construction-related documents.
About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to foster healthy people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make.
SPU is committed to increasing racial equity, diversity, and inclusion through our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase service equity. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting, hiring and promotional opportunities.
Why join us?
SPU provides a fun and family-friendly work environment that supports a healthy work life balance, including:
Performs data maintenance on one or more of the Utility GIS (Drainage, Wastewater, Drinking Water) data layers.
An Associate degree in Geography, Computer Science, Civil Engineering Technology, or other related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
The ideal candidate should possess some of the below experience or knowledge:
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