GIS Technician

City of Columbia

• Participates in the development, implementation, maintenance and use of the GIS system in multiple City departments for multiple GIS projects as assigned;
• Digitizes and edits both spatial and attribute information, as needed for base GIS layers or in support of other City Departments;
• Maintains quality control for information entered into the GIS system and for existing map products;
• Researches, develops and establishes methodologies to improve or streamline map production;
• Participates in the preparation, digitizing and editing of standard map requests as required;
• Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints in areas of responsibility;
• Performs general administrative/clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, attending meetings, and answering the telephone;
• Attends training, seminars and conferences as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills;
• Performs field data collection utilizing various GPS/mobile equipment;
• Edits tax parcel data to include attribute updates, creation of new parcels, editing geometry of existing parcels, and using advance editing tools;
• Corrects topology errors of existing data layers such as neighborhood outlines; and
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Engineering, Urban Planning, Computer Science or a related field;
• One (1) year of relevant prior experience;
• Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License.

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