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GIS Specialist – Bonita Springs Utilities

GIS SPECIALIST
Department: Engineering
Salary: $34,847 – $52,274
SUMMARY:
Under general supervision of the Director of Engineering, assists with the design, development, implementation and
maintenance of the Utility’s Geographic Information System (GIS). The incumbent oversees various types of files, updates
and transfers geographical data and oversees the preparation of maps, programs, sketches and related graphical media.
Position is responsible for assuring that the Utility’s GIS system is accurate, reliable and comprehensive.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Collects, post processes, and uploads GPS data into Utility’s GIS system;
 Converts various forms of data in updating and maintaining geographical data;
 Performs extensive research to obtain the most reliable and current data available for updating GIS databases;
 Creates custom maps and exhibits for BSU departments;
 Assists with end user training on the entire suite of ArcGIS products;
 Assists in preparation of project plans and specifications for various projects;
 Prepares drawings, sketches, graphs and charts;
 Analyzes and documents problems, recommends solutions, initiates corrective action and follow up problem
resolution;
 Assists with computer related projects; provides reports on project status;
 Stays current with new and changing technology;
 Assists all personnel with accepting and using technology to aid with their daily tasks;
 Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 Proficient with ESRI ArcGIS Software (i.e. ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS server, etc.);
 Ability to apply principals and practices of technology and drafting;
 Knowledge of computer operating systems;
 Knowledge of manual and computerized drafting;
 Knowledge of GIS systems;
 Knowledge of topologies, geometric networks, COGO tools, spatial adjustments, georeferencing, map books,
distributing databases, versioned geodatabase environment, ArcGIS Extentions;
 Knowledge of GPS systems including post-processing software;
 Knowledge of CUES, Inc CCTV software;
 Knowledge of algebra and geometry;
 Ability to operate and maintain devices such as GPS units, GPS cameras, tablet PCs, plotters, printers &
scanners;
 Ability to read record drawings, maps, legal descriptions, and plats;
 Ability to analyze technical material and documentation;
 Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills;
 Ability to organize and prioritize work;
 Ability to meet deadlines;
 Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
 Understanding of Geodetic coordinate systems & datums;
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
 High School Diploma or equivalency;
 Two years of college with major coursework in computer science; GIS, computer aided drafting design (CADD) or
any equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
Fax applications to 239-390-4903 or complete an online application at
www.bsu.us
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