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Public Utilities / Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician

The City of Dunn is seeking a qualified GIS Technician that will support the ongoing maintenance and dissemination of the data and applications related to the geographic information system for the Citys utility infrastructure. This position will be responsible for the ongoing spatial data maintenance and dissemination, end user support and the generation of maps and other GIS reports and information product; for uploading as-built drawings into the GIS database; for compiling and organizing GIS data from maps, databases and other sources; for the collection and conversion of mapping resources and data; for the collection of data in the field using Global Positioning System (GPS) units; for the input and editing of municipal infrastructure; for the conversion, import and export data in and out of the GIS system; and to ensure that quality assurance on new or revised data conforms to standards laid out in the GeoDatabase, or any other applicable standard or policy. Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance, capabilities and limitation of the equipment used in the area of assignment; of the occupational hazards and proper safety precautions involved in the operation and maintenance of underground utilities; and of traffic laws regulations.

Deadline for Application: Open Until Filled

  • Minimum Requirements
    A qualified candidate will possess a High School Diploma and considerable experience with ESRI ArcGIS software. Must possess a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver License.
  • Preference Given For
    Preferably a two-year Associates degree in Geographic Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Engineering Technology, or equivalent; 2-3 years experience and knowledge with GIS databases and editing using ESRI ArcGIS software.
  • Special Requirements
    Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Benefits Include
    The City of Dunn provides an excellent benefits package that includes participation in NC Local Government Employees Retirement System; participation in the State Health Plan, employer-paid dental & life insurance; optional vision insurance; optional FSA participation; optional life, disability, cancer, critical illness, and accident insurance; 401(k) plan and optional 457(b) plan; 12 paid holidays; birthday holiday; and vacation/sick leave.
  • Starting Salary Range
    Depends on qualifications
  • How to Apply
    Submit cover letter expressing your interest in working for the Dunn Community, a resume, and a City application to: City of Dunn, HR Director, PO Box 1065, Dunn, NC 28335. Applications are available at City Hall, 401 E. Broad St., or they may be downloaded at www.cityofdunn.org. Open until filled. The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a drug free workplace.

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More About Dunn

Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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