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GIS TECH 1 (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: June 18, 2019 at 11:00 PM CST

Location: Engineering, Lebanon, TN 37087
Division: City Hall
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: $18.90 - $22.24
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Outstanding benefits package that includes 12 paid holidays, 18 PTO days first year, health, dental, vision, life and disability plus a pension/401K hybrid retirement plan.
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Job Description

An employee in this position inputs spatial data into databases and uses GIS software to create maps and publish maps.

• Maintain GIS utilities data by acquiring necessary data, inputting information, checking data integrity, and logging the status of all data received
• Perform data collection and field assignments including but not limited to, Water/Sewer Department and Stormwater Department
• Uploads collected data into city databases using various electronic media
• Maintains fluency in GIS software
• Perform in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision
• Represent the City, GIS and or Public Works in a professional manner
• Checks own work for accuracy and completeness
• Compiles Geographic Data from a variety of sources including engineering as-builts, field observations, aerial photographs and existing maps
• Learns to create/revise maps and reports using geospatial data and GIS software according to cartographic design principles
• Operates GIS hardware, plotters, and printers
• Provides support to both internal and external users for GIS applications, hardware, software and databases
• Responds to inquiries from the public, and distribute data to internal and external customers as needed
• Coordinates with funeral homes including meeting with bereaved family members. Finds correct privilege and lot in cemetery ground for burial. Ensures that proper records are maintained, assists with layout and surveys for new grave sites.
• Update and maintains CIMS Cemetery software.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Learning Strategies
Critical Thinking
Active Listening
Active Learning
Reading Comprehension
Effective map reading and interpretation
Applying geo-processing tools for problem solving in a GIS
Complex Problem Solving
Judgment and Decision Making
Creating effective maps through the use of cartographic skills
Time Management
Ability to effectively present information
Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and CIMS
Ability to write reports
Operation and Control
Knowledge of geospatial software to support desktop GIS Functions
Knowledge of GIS Data structures and file formats
Knowledge of computer and electronics
Knowledge of cartographic principles and effective map design
Knowledge of spatial analysis to support effective decision making
Knowledge of map projections and coordinate systems
Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of Communication and media
Knowledge of Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Ability to develop an effective working relationship with the public and other employees
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees, customers, and the general public.
Sometimes necessary to work overtime, week-ends, and holidays as funeral needs demand. On Call as assigned by the Public Services Commissioner.

Basic Minimum Qualification Requirements


HS Diploma or G.E.D. is required.

Associate's Degree or successful completion of at least two years of coursework or equivalent certification from an accredited college, university, or technical school, including at least 24 semester hours in computer science or geographic coursework is required. 

DRIVER'S LICENSE - Valid Tennessee drivers license and clear driving record are required

Minimum of two years in one or a combination of the following: 1) any geographical measurement work including, but not limited to computer aided drafting design, software applications development for GIS, or the creation of maps or related reports using GIS, or 2) any information systems work including, but not limited to computer programming, database administration, or information systems analysis.

OR equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is also required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, and to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work and observing general surroundings and activities. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds or more.

Hardware used; scanner, copier, fax machine, large document plotter, GPS data collector, and computer. Software used Microsoft Office. ESRI ArcGIS, AutoDesk Products, Trimble Geo 7x and any extensions to these basic programs.

Duties are primarily performed in the office environment. Employee will work outside and may be exposed weather conditions such as sun and/or humid conditions.

Noise level is usually moderate.

Attendance at council meetings, work sessions, other meetings outside of normal business hours, travel between city offices or job sites will be required from time to time. Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed for cemetery duties. May be subject to call back when covering vacations or other absences for Cemetery Administrator.
It shall be the responsibility of the City of Lebanon Public Services Commissioner to assess the type(s) of reasonable accommodations which may be necessary to allow the individual to perform the essential functions of this role and to provide such necessary reasonable accommodations to a qualified individual with a disability, provided that nothing herein shall be construed to require the provision of reasonable accommodations if doing so will impose an undue hardship on the employing agency or a direct threat to the safety of himself/herself or others.