Website Rome Floyd County Planning Department

Division/Department:  Rome Floyd County Planning Department
Job Title:  GIS Technician
Hourly Rate Range: $15.38-$25.00
Recruiting Hourly Rate: $15.38 – $16.91

Workweek: Mon – Fri, 8:00 – 5:00 nonexempt/Full-time w/benefits

General Description:

Under general supervision, assists the GIS Administrator in maintaining a computer based Geographic Information System (GIS), for the city and county; providing maps and data to city and county departments in support of planning, decision making, service provision and construction; and training city and county staff and related individuals in the use of the GIS system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 25 hours of completed college course work in GIS, geography, cartography, or closely related field, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience desired.
  • Requires extensive knowledge in the use of the ESRI suite of products to include ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro.
  • Requires extensive knowledge in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products in order to create and manipulate databases, presentations, and word processing documents as well as a general understanding of Windows 10.
  • Experience in the field of GIS may substitute for some of the educational requirements.  GISP and/or GIS Certification, or the ability to obtain such certification, will be considered a plus.
  • Must already possess or obtain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) 100 and 700 within three (3) months of employment.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license from state of residency.

Date posted:  January 6, 2021

Deadline: January 20, 2021

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