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GIS Coordinator

General Definition of Work
Performs difficult skilled technical work using geographic information system (GIS) relating to District infrastructure, performing programming analysis, networking software design, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Finance Director.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions
Updating and preparing maps and plans utilizing geographic information systems; inspecting projects related to water and sewer system infrastructure; formatting and producing display style maps and data

Updates maps, plans and computer with new data for all meters, valves, hydrants, and other appurtenances related to the District infrastructure.

Keeps and maintains accurate drawings, sketches, records, and documents.

Reviews documents and records such as plans, mylar as-builts, DOT encroachments, NCDENR approvals, deed of easements, engineering certifications and pay requests.

Performs technical work when inspecting local projects dealing with water system infrastructure.

Utilizes tools such as valve wrenches, shovels, drafting tools, geographic information systems equipment, global positioning systems hardware and computer software.

Operates equipment and machinery such as pickup trucks, calculators, computers, metal locators, measuring wheels, leak detectors, testing equipment and global positioning system handhelds.

Assists and coordinates outside information systems contractors.

Maintaining records and files; preparing reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the operation, uses and capabilities of electronic data processing and peripheral equipment; thorough knowledge of hardware and software procedures and techniques; general knowledge of systems analysis and networking; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions; ability to analyze software programs and make adjustments; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates,  user departments, vendors, and the general public.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with coursework in geography, urban planning, or related field and three to five years of experience working with GIS systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  GIS Professional Certification preferred.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms and lifting; work requires close vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts and using of measuring devices; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

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