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GIS Technician - The City of Henderson, Tennessee
Posted on August 7th, 2015

​The City of Henderson, Tennessee is accepting applications for the position of GIS Technician.  The GIS Technician is responsible for updating and maintaining an ESRI software based geographic information system (GIS).  The position will require both office and field work.  Residence within Chester County is required within one year after employment.   Applications and Job Descriptions may be picked up at Henderson City Hall at 121 Crook Ave., requested by phone at (731)983-5000 or found on the city website at  Salary is based on qualifications.  In order to be considered, applicants must provide a completed city application and resume by hand delivery, US Mail, fax or email prior to September 4, 2015.   The City of Henderson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
GIS TECHNICIAN.  This is a professional and technical position that provides data entry and data editing processes to update and maintain an ESRI software based geographic information system (GIS).  As the single employee of the GIS department, he/she shall advocate and support the use of GIS and geographic knowledge of the community by all bodies of local government and their respective departments.  Employee may also assist Chester County 911 in maintaining their system.  The city will charge CC 911 a fee for this service on an hourly basis.  As time allows, the GIS Technician shall assist all city departments with the procurement, set up and operation of miscellaneous computer hardware and software. The employee works in partnership with other employees, departments, external entities, and the public in delivering effective and innovative services. The employee will be considered a part of the Planning and Zoning Department and will perform his/her duties under the direct supervision of the Building and Zoning Official.
FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt - Hourly. 
SALARY:  Salary shall be based on education, qualifications and experience.
1.  Must have a Valid Tennessee Drivers License.
2.  Must be able to speak, write, and understand English.
3.  Must be able to abide by City Drug Testing Regulations and Personnel Regulations.
4.  Must have a High School Degree or GED.
5.  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, geography, GIS, or related field; or equivalent
 combination of education and experience are required.
6.  Must be competent in the ESRI ArcGIS software and Trimble GPS.
7.  Must be self motivated and perform duties with little or no supervision. 
8.  Must be capable of using common sense problem solving to deal with situations.
9.  Must maintain a neat, clean appearance.
10. Must establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and
 other employees.
Must be a resident of Chester County or become a resident within one year from the date of employment.  The employee’s residence must be maintained within Chester County at all times during employment with the city.

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