Status: Full-time position
Location: Hobbs, NM
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 9/11/13
Job Summary: The city of Hobbs is seeking a GIS Technician.
Qualifications: Education and Experience
Associate’s degree or equivalent course work at a technical or vocational school, in geographic information systems, planning, architecture, civil engineering, computer science, or a related field, or two years of experience working with geographic information systems.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of AutoCAD or Map3D, GIS software such as ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced, Standard or Basic, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server and other related ESRI products.
Knowledge of symbols and terminology used in civil, architectural or electronic drawings.
Knowledge of document imaging, digitizing and data manipulation procedures for geographic information systems.
Knowledge of GPS equipment and software for data capture, conversion, and implementation into GIS.
Ability to read and use zoning maps, quarter-section maps, plat maps, land use maps, single line maps and aerial maps.
Ability to become familiar with industry specific (such as utility, wastewater, municipal infrastructure, planning and zoning) terms and symbols.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations using algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City Departments, contractors and general public.
Licensing and Certifications
Valid state issued drivers license.
Residing within the five mile planning radius of the city, unless approved by the City Manager.
Must be physically capable of moving about on construction work sites and under adverse field conditions.
Duties: Performs varied data gathering and entry to create, maintain, display and update Geographic Information Systems databases, coverages, and linkages to various GIS databases. Produces accurate maps and other representations of data. Researches source records and documents or goes out in the field to visually locate items to resolve conflicting information and ensure the accuracy of data. Duties include reading and interpreting engineering plans, plot maps, and legal descriptions, entering required data into the GIS. Drafts detailed dimensional drawings, and updates maps as new data is gathered and received relative to water systems, sewer systems, storm sewer systems, traffic signal, street lighting, buildings, streets, parcels, and other various objects; records and documents details of map updates, additions and/or deletions. Performs data queries, prints and plots specialized maps. Maintains and files subdivision maps, construction plans, building plans, ArcView print-outs and other documents for future reference. Performs document imaging and database referencing.
Human Resources Department
City of Hobbs
200 E. Broadway
Hobbs, NM 88240
This bulletin, updated on a weekly basis, lists our current job vacancies. A City of Hobbs Application is available in the Human Resources Department, and may be returned to the same office or mailed to the address above.