GIS Technician I, Information Systems Dept, St. Charles County, Missouri

GIS Instructional Laboratory Administrator, Chicago State University

GIS Coordinator, Tazwell County

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GIS Specialist in Training, MGP

GIS Analyst, Scott County, Iowa

GIS TECHNICIAN (Part-Time) Naperville

ComEd Mapping & Records GIS Business Analyst

Transit/ Transportation Planner, DAMA Consultants, Inc.


GIS Technician I, Information Systems Dept, St. Charles County, Missouri

 Starting Salary: $32,692 per year

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position which includes a full range of benefits including Paid Time Off, Extended Medical Leave, Holidays, Employee health, dental, life, disability, retirement and tuition assistance programs.

Performs visual and computer quality control checks on facility and/or land base data. Ensures map products reflect correct geographic location of facilities and have standard of cartographic quality. Creates, designs, maintains, and conducts quality control of the County database used in GIS to explain location and information of property attributes including utilities, trails, natural resources, park boundaries, and facilities. Using ESRI’s editor tools, make corrections, close and map backlog work log. Plot maps for use in field locations. Collects data using GIS / GPS equipment. Creates maps, spreadsheets, charts and reports for use in land planning, property acquisitions, design and construction planning, lease agreements, facilities management, public information, and informational purposes. Collects, analyzes, interprets, and edits geographic information provided by GPS, surveys, aerial photography, and GIS. Designs, manages, and maintains quality assurance of GIS database. Responds to inquiries for needed mapping from county departments and the general public. Performs related work as required

Requires an Associate’s degree in GIS or related field, and one year GIS experience. A combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Working knowledge of ArcGIS software as well as experience with data collection using GPS equipment is preferred. Must be able to work independently. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must possess technical skills plus the ability to successfully interact with various constituents including elected officials, department heads, staff members, contractors, vendors as well as the general public.

TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted only through our Self-Service Website at We do not accept faxed, e-mailed or print applications. For your convenience, if needed, terminals are available on site at the HR Dept., 201 N. Second St., Room 519, St. Charles, MO 63301 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled or a sufficient number of qualified candidates have applied.

St. Charles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. St. Charles County is a drug and alcohol free work place. A pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions.


An equal opportunity employer.

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GIS Instructional Laboratory Administrator, Chicago State University

The Department of  Geography, Sociology, History, African American Studies and Anthropology at Chicago State University invites applications for the position of GIS instructional laboratory administrator. Responsibilities/duties include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the GIS instructional laboratory, including software and hardware maintenance, troubleshooting, and interaction with the University’s Instructional Technology Division; teaching one course per semester in the Department’s Graduate Certificate GIS program; facilitating student and faculty GIS projects; supporting GIS faculty and administrative computers.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science  or related field; familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems; knowledge of and ability to use ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS for Server, and ERDAS Imagine; knowledge of Web GIS principles and applications; demonstrated ability to solve computer programming, networking and security issues in a GIS environment;  previous experience supporting GIS application and instruction and computer administration; knowledge of  or experience with database design and implementation; familiarity with GPS field measurements and post-processing differential corrections; python programming experience; additional programming language experience desirable.

For more information and to apply online, go to To apply online, one needs to create an account using the Create Account link. 

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GIS Coordinator, Tazwell County

Job Title:         IS Coordinator 
Department:    Supervisor of Assessments
Reports to:      Supervisor of Assessments
FLSA Status:    Exempt            
Affiliation:       Non-Union
Prepared Date: May 1, 2014 

SUMMARY:  First point of contact for all matters with the County’s Geographic Information System (GIS); Administers, coordinates, and oversees the County’s GIS efforts; Manages and works with the County GIS Users to ensure that the GIS needs of various County agencies are being met. Geographic Information Systems is both an internal service and public service critical to emergency response operations and land management. Performs responsible professional administrative and technical work in the management, direction, development and oversight of all GIS related functions including coordination, preparation and maintenance of the GIS database and applications and the development and implementation of upgrades to GIS software components; provides system training and troubleshoots systems problems; serve as informational resource, making presentations as needed. GIS Coordinator provides technology vision and leadership to facilitate a comprehensive Geographical Information Systems (GIS) framework among County agencies by promoting the development, acquisition, and dissemination of geographic data, infrastructure, and services. The position demands a geospatial "visionary”.

JOB RELATIONSHIP: Under the direct supervision and direction of the Supervisor of Assessments

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules, standards and methods for production of quality and geospatially accurate County’s GIS database, digital map products, geospatial data, and geospatial reports for the public, other County departments, and outside agencies; implement policies and procedures.

Provide project management, spatial and attribute data accuracy specifications, application and data standards, technical direction, coordination, and quality control of GIS and geospatial data and applications to County staff, and data/application vendors and consultants; evaluate data formats, quality, stability, longevity, compatibility, and interoperability to County GIS database and applications; identify, initiate, and coordinate the correction of data deficiencies.

Write and maintain production, distribution, training, support policies and procedures, and other GIS application and data documentation; assist in providing production-specific direction, specialized training, work assignments and quality control of interns, temporary, and/or other contracted/assigned personnel working in the County GIS database.

Provide overall day-to-day management of the County’s GIS production environment; provide direction and guidance to County GIS Office staff; troubleshoot any hardware/software or related deficiencies that potentially hinder the performance and production of data that is represented by the County GIS system; and make recommendations and resolve issues as necessary.

Provide GIS/DBMS IT management and support; oversee data archiving and data backup; initiate and coordinate maintenance and security; install and configure GIS software; develop applications in GIS, database management system (DBMS), digital mapping, using standardized computer languages, software applications or software tools.

Meet with County departments and provide assistance in defining and organizing GIS data needs and designing GIS data flow in coordination to organizational work flows; operate as a work group liaison to other GIS related user groups for support, implementation and coordination of GIS projects and tasks within the County and to other outside agencies.

Answer questions and provide information to the public, other departments and outside agencies regarding County GIS program methodology and products; function as a GIS and geospatial IT expert on related GIS and IT projects and provide technical GIS and IT expertise on GIS, geospatial concepts and technology, and digital mapping to others; advise and educate of product uses, limitations and advantages.

Maintain technical knowledge/proficiency by attending/participating in appropriate educational classes, training and seminars.

Performs related tasks as required.

Works with their Supervisor to plan and develop policies, vision and strategies for the county-wide GIS system; responsible for all GIS functions, coordinating issues, problems and procedures.

Use both ArcGIS Online and the County’s server to publish relevant web maps and applications for both public and private consumption.

Make presentations

SUPERVISORY RESPONISIBILITIES:  Directly supervises employees in the GIS department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the County's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; recommending for hire, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Thorough knowledge and understanding of information technology, standard and emerging trends in information technology as it relates to GIS applications and processes.

Considerable knowledge of GIS systems, technologies and applications including ArcGIS for Desktop and Extensions, ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS Online Organization, and programming languages including but not limited to; HTML5 and Javascript. 

Experience with SDE database(s), SQL database management and creating/publishing web applications.

Knowledge of the GIS database standards, the geo-coding process and its applications, and knowledge of Coordinate Geometry (COGO).

Considerable knowledge of computerized mapping techniques and programs including GIS; experience with property mapping and working knowledge of relational database systems including the ability to integrate various databases and GIS applications; knowledge of projections and coordinate systems essential; experience with applications related to local government property tax assessment and collection.

Knowledge in multi-agency emergency services and E911 mapping.

Knowledge of and experience in Project Management and Contract Management in the development of GIS projects and GIS data conversion projects.

Experience managing consultants and engineering companies.

Knowledge of the principles of photogrammetry as well as the process of collecting planimetric data via photogrammetric techniques.

Ability to understand technical reports in these efforts (e.g. aero triangulation reports, ground survey control reports, etc.).

Knowledge of the applications of GPS relating to the local government applications and GIS data development and data conversion.

Extensive knowledge of geo-reference techniques.

Ability to access and utilize demographic and geographic source data to develop specific GIS applications and databases.

Ability to integrate large-scale map data with small-scale map data.

Ability to assist in planning a broad range of GIS operations, projects and activities.

Ability to develop and manage a GIS budget, and to develop business plans to cost out projects.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, end-users, officials, and the general public.

Ability to provide direction and instruction to others, communicating clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Capable of organizing and presenting technical information to nontechnical people.

Ability and willingness to travel when necessary to attend training and trade programs.

EDUCATION and /or EXPERIENCE:  A four year Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in the areas of GIS, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Geography, or a closely related field and five to seven years of related work experience in computerized mapping. Master Degree is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


REASONING ABILITY: Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions and to deal with different situations requiring the use of deduction to solve the problem.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos and to use good English. Ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively present information to co-workers and the general public. Requires considerable skill in the application of office methods and procedures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 sit; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Usually, normal office working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.


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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Engineering & Transportation Services Facilities Information Resources Unit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a GIS Specialist to help lead the expansion of Facilities Information Resources geographic information systems products and services. Facilities Information Resources (FIR) maintains documentation and information systems related to campus infrastructure, and offers value-added custom services to enhance campus preparedness, awareness, knowledge and efficiency.  The department is comprised of four units:  Mapping and Drafting, Graphic Design, Records and Library, and Space Inventory.

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Information Management Coordinator this position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations, development, and coordination of the Mapping and Drafting unit.  The GIS Specialist is also responsible for production work involving development and maintenance of FIR Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

  • Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Work closely with Energy Services, Utility Distribution Staff; managing, documenting and maintaining the University’s utility distribution systems GIS data.
  • Work collaboratively with Facilities & Services (F&S) IT unit to develop and maintain client ESRI ArcGIS web applications and services with ASP.NET, Java, JavaScript, HTML, web scripting and SQL programming.
  • Work collaboratively with F&S IT to develop, deploy, and maintain GIS applications built with ArcGIS extensions and ArcGIS Server.
  • Utilize ESRI’s suite of ArcGIS software applications with relational databases including MS Access and SQL Server.
  • Manage and maintain Facilities Information Resources’ GIS data in SQL Server SDE environment.
  • Coordinate cross-unit initiatives to standardize controls and access to GIS related resources.
  • Develop custom maps for Facilities Information Resources, F&S, and campus customers.
  • Use Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment to collect data.
  • Conduct fieldwork to verify facility management information.
  • Supervise student staff, prioritize work.
  • Train staff on the use of GIS applications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university (Advanced Degree preferred) in Geographic Information Science, Computer Science, Engineering or other related field. Minimum three years of experience working with Geographic Information Systems.  Minimum two years of experience developing ArcGIS web applications and services with ASP.NET, Java, JavaScript, HTML, web scripting and SQL programming.  Minimum two years of experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible Academic Professional Position.  Anticipated start date is as soon as possible following the closing date.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Application Procedures:  For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at and upload your cover letter, resume, a copy of your college transcripts, and the names/contact information for three professional references by October 31, 2014. Applicants may be interviewed before October 31, 2014; however no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Nicole McCurry at

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

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GIS Specialist in Training, MGP

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a growing company in our  Rising Stars program.  The program was developed in August, 2013 to help develop our GIS Specialist.  Our program offers a stable and secure work environment that enables professional development and personal achievement. The position is a 40-hour per week, hourly position.

MGP is a full service GIS (Geographic Information Systems) consulting firm that specializes in small- and medium-size local government. Established in 1998, MGP is recognized as a leading innovator of GIS solutions.

The candidate should possess excellent communication skills, structured planning and project management regimen, technical capabilities, innovative thinking, professionalism, and sincerity. The applicant must have a strong work ethic with a team perspective and a desire to succeed.

Undergraduate degree in Geography, GIS, or related field

Entry level to 2-years of experience
Local government background preferred
Public utility or engineering industry also considered

1-year plus experience with ArcGIS Desktop
AutoCAD or Microstation experience also considered

Microsoft Office Products including SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume  to

MGP is an equal opportunity employer

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GIS Analyst, Scott County, Iowa

Scott County, Iowa is seeking qualified candidates for the following GIS Analyst position within the Information Technology Department. 

Job Title:                             GIS Analyst
Closing Date/Time:            Friday, 9/26/14 @ 4:30 PM Central Time
Salary:                                   $46,010.00 - $54,142.00 Annually
Job Type:                               Full-time
Location:                               Davenport, Iowa

Job Summary: 
The Incumbent will be part of a professional and conscientious team whose focus is to build, maintain and continuously improve the Scott County Geographic Information System for its intended purpose of delivering quality County services and improving the efficiency of County business practices. The incumbent will be involved in many aspects of GIS stewardship including data development, software support, application development, mobile and web based GIS, data analysis and distribution, research, and the production of reports, maps and other GIS outputs. The incumbent will work very closely with individual County departments and offices to meet their specific GIS needs.

Please visit the following link for additional information or to apply:

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GIS TECHNICIAN (Part-Time) Naperville

Department of Public Works, Strategic Services, Naperville, IL POSITION CLOSES: When Filled SALARY: $19.81 per hour The City of Naperville is seeking a part-time GIS Technician in the Public Works Department located at 180 Fort Hill Drive. This individual will be creating and populating GIS geodatabases related to the City's Sign Maintenance database, prepare sign inventory data to be utilized within Cityworks, and will gather, enter and analyze related GPS data.The activities of this position include field verification and collection of the City's sign inventory. Working knowledge of GIS and Microsoft Office is required. Individuals must be able to identify street signs. Candidates with a GIS-related Associates or Bachelors degree or coursework, such as geography, planning or natural resource management are preferred. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of ESRI GIS software including ArcMap, ArcToolbox and ArcEditor is preferred. Basic to intermediate AutoCAD skills and GPS and Cityworks knowledge would be a plus. This position is part-time, 20 hours per week. Working hours are flexible, but will be scheduled between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All candidates must be at least 18 years of age to apply. A valid State of Illinois Class D Driver's License is required. If you are contacted for an interview, you will be required to provide, at the interview, a copy of a Driver's License Abstract demonstrating a driving history with no violations for at least the last twelve (12) months. (A driver’s license abstract may be obtained from any Illinois Secretary of State’s Driver’s License Facility for a $12.00 fee.) Any offer of employment will be contingent upon a pre-employment, post offer drug screen and physical. APPLY BY WRITING, SPECIFYING POSITION, TO THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE, HUMAN RESOURCES, P.O. BOX 3020, NAPERVILLE, IL 60566-7020 OR APPLY IN PERSON - 400 SOUTH EAGLE STREET, NAPERVILLE, IL THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE IS AN E. O. E.

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ComEd Mapping & Records GIS Business Analyst

This is a full time, exempt, benefits-eligible position. Travel to alternate business locations may be required.
Business Analysts in the Mapping and Records Department utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to develop accurate and timely mapping products for our internal ComEd customers. Provide customer support, and reduce errors and inconsistencies in the GIS based system by correcting discrepancies that are identified by field crews. Must maintain a strong customer focus and be able to work with various organizations within the company to improve or develop new mapping products and processes. Managing the work inflow resulting from data updates to the GIS based mapping systems and perform quality control activities for automated map products. Create maps that support electrical switching in the field based on engineering designs.
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.

•    Resolve data discrepancies identified by field employees
•    Review project diagrams developed by engineers prior to the work being executed in the field and work with other Mapping & Records employees in the development of map products to be used by both office and field Operations employees
•    Address questions or comments from other stakeholder departments
•    Lead or support projects aimed at improving asset records in ComEd’s proprietary GIS
•    Track, maintain, analyze and provide current information on the operation’s business scorecard or key performance indicators (KPIs)
•    Prepare, analyze, and present detailed standard and non-standard reports

•    Bachelor’s degree in Geography/GIS AND 2-5 years related business experience, or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 6-10 years relevant business experience is required.
•    General proficiency in standard software applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project), specialized business technologies and applications (e.g., workforce management, project management, PassPort, Brio, CIS, EPS, Business Objects, SAP planning, business modeling, forecasting, voice response unit, automatic call distributors, work management, outage management) to retrieve and analyze data in support of business needs.
•    Experience in business case development and ability to effectively present business cases to business unit leadership.
•    Customer driven with good oral and written communications skills and general analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
EEO and VEVRAA Statement
Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Transit/ Transportation Planner, DAMA Consultants, Inc.

A Chicago based Transportation Consultant Firm looking for:

"Minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience in public transit planning and operation.Analyze and interpret data from modeling software and geographic information systems. Knowledge in federal and state laws and regulations involving transit programs.Writing clear reports and presentation.Experience of ArcGIS software, database in Access, geospatial analysis is a plus.  

Please email us your resume, and two reference by July31th2014 to Bader Hafeez DAMA Consultants

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