A Geographic Information System (GIS) Developer performs a variety of technical duties necessary for the implementation and operation of a County-wide Geographic Information System. Provides system administration and manages GIS computer hardware and software and database operations. Analyzes, designs, programs, documents, and implements GIS programs for county departments to include user training and problem resolution.
Knowledge of principles, theories and methods of and practices of spatial data analysis; data base management concept and structures, application development methods to complete needs assessments, data modeling, and system design; current developments, trends and technologies in the GIS field; and the structure systems and functions of local government. Knowledge and experience with ArcGIS Server, SDE environments and Python Programming language valued qualifications. Ability to develop application systems using standard programming languages to support GIS environment; design and administer GIS and other relational databases; administer personal computers to support the GIS workstation environment and answer basic operator questions; assist in development of program priorities and alternatives; train staff in basic GIS operations; establish and maintain working relations with staff, the public and outside agencies; communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
A Bachelorís Degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in geography, GIS, computer science, engineering or a closely related field plus four yearsí experience in coordinating, developing and operating land-based mapping application for GIS software, at least two of which involved programming in GIS software, or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the work described.
Those employed in this position may be subject to a background investigation, including criminal background investigation. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily disqualify an individual for this classification. Requires possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Oregon Driversí license.
An original application (ALL pages) is required; we donít accept resumes only. Submit to Human Resources, Courthouse Rm 162 or 500 NW 6th, Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526. EOE
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