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GIS Technician

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $27.55 - $33.69 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 20-0834-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
The City of Salem is looking for three Geographic Information System (GIS) Technicians to be a part of the Public Works Operations Division, Technical Services Section. We are looking for individuals with entry level GIS experience! This is a great opportunity to begin your GIS career!

At the City of Salem, GIS Technicians ensure data from engineering drawings and plans are digitized correctly in the City's GIS enterprise system. These positions will also serve in the Public Works UAS program as UAV pilots. These exciting positions will help refine and support a GIS based asset management system as well as support data collection, web GIS applications, and minor analysis. If you enjoy working with GIS software applications, eager to learn, and work in a team environment that supportthe entire Public Works Department, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Bachelor's degree in geography, planning, engineering, business, computer technology or related course of study; and one year GIS software application experience which includes designing, creating, maintaining and analyzing geospatial and tabular data; and writing GIS script or applications programming, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Must pass the FAA Part 107 exam within 6 months from date of hire and maintain certification during employment.
  • Must meet CJIS (Criminal Justice Information System) registration and requirements within 6 months of hire.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for GIS Technician or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .


Posted: 2020-09-21 Expires: 2020-10-23

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