Mapping Tennessee
Field Research Technician - APSU
Posted on March 31st, 2017

​Position Summary
The GIS field research technician works under direct supervision of the GIS Center Director. This position will have primary responsibility in GIS projects along with daily duties for the GIS Center.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- GIS mapping and Geodatabase design with current GIS Projects. 
- Collect GPS information through the use of GPS equipment. 
- Maintain GPS projects. 
- Update and maintain GIS files and maps. 
- Produce technical writings and presentations related to GIS/GPS technology. 
- Work with city and county clients on GIS and GPS projects. 
- Prepare and maintain cartographic maps. 
- Develop new GIS/GPS applications. 
- Work with students on GIS/GPS projects and supervise as needed. 
- Teach GIS/GPS software to students and clients. 
- Update city and county GIS clients on a regular basis. 
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions
- Ability to use a personal computer and associated software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). 
- Ability to use ESRI ArcGIS Software for mapping projects. 
- Ability to cooperate, work well, and get along with supervisors, coworkers, students, University community and the public. 
- Ability to communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality. 
- Ability to effectively supervise students. 
- Ability to make mathematical computations accurately. 
- Ability to learn new software programs as related to GIS. 
- Ability to use GPS equipment and software.

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