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Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission - GIS Operator
Posted on June 15th, 2016​

​GIS Operator The Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of GIS Operator. This is a highly responsible and complex position involving technical work related to geographic analysis and cartographic support activities performed on a GIS. Tasks will include: • Performs graphic and attribute updates on the GIS in response to subdivision, zoning, street name, and address changes. • Conducts field research tasks, data collection and reporting of findings. • Applies manual and automated cartographic methodologies in producing products. • Reviewing plans and plats for conformity with addressing and street name standards. • Inputs data via digitization and/or data entry, and produces standard and specialized products using GIS. • Provides technical assistance to the general public and to MPC and other agency personnel. Required for the position • Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of civil engineering and surveying related to the platting of real property. • Knowledge of subdivision and platting procedures. • Knowledge of basic file management techniques. • Ability to read and interpret property descriptions depicted on plats and other property related instruments for input into Coordinate Geometry applications. • Ability to read and comprehend a variety of complex written materials such as ordinances, technical manuals and software application guides. • Ability to use GIS Software including ArcGIS for Desktop and ability to adapt processes to conform to customized workflows to complete required tasks. • Ability to work as part of a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of government employees and general public. • Ability to perform required calculations using percentages, decimals including trigonometry, geometry, algebra as needed. • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and others. Qualifications include: • Bachelor’s degree in geography, cartography or related field preferred. • Two (2) year certificate in GIS from a certified technical program, or a combination of course work and experience in ESRI environment. Salary dependent on qualifications Submit resume with cover letter and salary history via mail or e-mail to: Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission 400 Main St., Suite 403 Knoxville, TN 37902 Deadline: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer 

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