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GIS Technician

Grants Pass, OR, USA
City of Grants Pass, Oregon

Are you interested in a career, not just a job? Do you love maps? Then perhaps this position is for you.

If you want to get paid to do something you love not just collect a paycheck, and you like to work with current and emerging technology, GIS is the field for you. GIS is a technology that makes a difference to our citizens every day in many ways. If this sounds like the ideal job for you, come join our team!

The primary responsibilities of the GIS Technician are updating tabular and spatial records, production and maintenance of various static and web map and apps, and training and technical support of gis users. Incumbents will be responsible for website updates, fielding citizen and outside agency questions and requests, and will be the main point of contact for our employees.

Minimum Qualifications:
An Associate's Degree in a related field and two years of experience in GIS and database management are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed in the job description.

The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture. We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals. We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements. We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.

If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!

How to Apply:
Applications must be completed on-line by the application deadline.

Any application that is missing a cover letter, resume, or supplemental questionnaire will not be considered. No late, incomplete or faxed applications will be accepted.

The required materials to be completed or attached to your application for this recruitment are:

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Answers to Supplemental Questions

Ranking and Selection:
The ranking and selection of applicants to proceed in the process includes: experience, responses to supplemental questionnaire, and meeting minimum qualifications of the position. The initial selection process for this position includes the following steps: application review, oral interview and testing. The final selection process following interview includes the following steps: tentative offer, driving history check, criminal history check, background investigation, reference check, drug testing, and final offer of employment.
All candidates will be notified of the status of their application after the closing date.

Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request prior to the application deadline to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application process.

Contact Information:
City of Grants Pass
101 NW A Street
Grants Pass OR 97526

Toni Martin, Human Resources


The recreational opportunities of the Rogue River are many: jet-boat trips, rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, water skiing, swimming, hiking, and gold panning. In addition to the world famous white water Rogue River, nearby mountains provide high-mountain recreational experiences, including snow skiing at Mt. Ashland. Cultural activities center around the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland and the historic town of Jacksonville. Other scenic attractions include: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Caves National Monument, and the Redwoods that stretch from San Francisco to Southern Oregon. Grants Pass' year round calendar of events offers something for everyone. And once the sun goes down, the region takes on a life of its own with fine restaurants, theatres and a performing arts center.

Visitor information:

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City of Grants Pass
101 NW A Street
Grants Pass, OR, 97526 USA
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