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Mapping Technicians

Calculate mapmaking information from field notes, and draw and verify accuracy of topographical maps.

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  • Entry Level GIS Technician
    Aerotek    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    Looking for entry level GIS Technicians to support EASi's utilities work in the GIS department. Internship experience is a plus. Please send resumes

    **Amazing begins here. EASi is a leading global services company specializing in engineering and sciences. For more than 35 years, EASi has delivered critical services across a range of industries, including energy and utilities, transportation, heavy equipment, consumer and industrial products, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, as well as academic and health care research. By adapting to the constantly evolving needs of our customers, we have built specialized expertise and a multidisciplinary perspective - leveraging cutting-edge technology and processes - to constantly improve and innovate. Through EASi's flexible solutions and consultative approach, customers in engineering and sciences can expect unparalleled quality, increased speed to market and collaborative customer engagement services.**

    **Headquartered in Hanover, Maryland, EASi has 3,700 dedicated employees across North America, Europe and Asia. EASi is an Aerotek company, a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group Inc., a global leader in talent solutions. To learn more about EASi, visit**

    **Location:** Phoenix, Arizona

    **Posting ID:** 7241878

    **Pay Rate:**

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • GIS Application Developer
    University of Arizona    Tucson, AZ 85719
     Posted 3 days    

    GIS Application Developer

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    Planning Design & Construction

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    Main Campus


    220 W. 6th St., Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

    Position Highlights

    The University of Arizona GIS applications are used for wayfinding, marketing and branding, information dissemination, campus planning, spatial analytics, and strategic decision making, Responsibility Centered Management (RCM) budgeting, safety and emergency response, automated facility and records management systems, asset management, and more.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

    The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please .

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Perform computer programming to develop software forGeographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, including the maintenance ofexisting systems or research and development for future enhancements. Deployand document the applications, tools, and web services; using the knowledge of EsriArcGIS product suite, the knowledge of Python and ArcPy programming languagesand the ability to implement web development frameworks.

    Design, code, test, debug, and document GeographicInformation Systems (GIS) models, internet mapping solutions, application functionality,interface designs, and backend infrastructure. This includes installation, configuration,and management of GIS servers and ArcGIS Online (AGOL) sites and automating related workflowsusing Python scripts; using the knowledge of Esri ArcGIS product suite, theknowledge of Python and ArcPy programming languages and the ability toimplement web development frameworks.

    Develop innovative new geospatial applications in areas suchas utilities operations management, mobile web map applications, vehicle tracking,image processing, and university business, administration, and facilities;using the knowledge of Esri ArcGIS product suite, the knowledge of Python andArcPy programming languages and the ability to implement web developmentframeworks.

    Develop specialized software automation routines formanaging Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database workflows using Pythonand other frameworks, or business applications to customize geographicinformation; using the knowledge of Esri ArcGIS product suite, the knowledge ofPython and ArcPy programming languages and the ability to implement webdevelopment frameworks.

    Coordinate the development or administration of Geographic InformationSystems (GIS) projects, including the development of technical priorities,analysis of user needs and systems, client reporting and interfaces,coordination and review of schedules and budgets, and technical communication with diverse application users andgroups; using the knowledge of Esri ArcGIS product suite, the knowledge ofPython and ArcPy programming languages and the ability to implement webdevelopment frameworks.

    Create visual representations of geospatial data, usingcomplex procedures such as analytical modeling and three-dimensional renderings,and automate the publishing of these representations in web maps; using theknowledge of Esri ArcGIS product suite, the knowledge of Python and ArcPyprogramming languages and the ability to implement web development frameworks.

    Minimum Qualifications

    * Bachelor's Degree in GIS Technologies or equivalent, and three years of experience in Geographic Information Systems
    * Technology application programming.
    * The position includes incidental national travel for conferences.
    * This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check.

    * The knowledge of Esri ArcGIS productsuite, the knowledge of Python and ArcPy programming languages and the abilityto implement web development framework is required.

    Preferred Qualifications



    Full Time/Part Time

    Full Time

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    Job Category

    Information Technology

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes - Full Benefits

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    salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



    Career Stream and Level


    Job Family

    Applications Development

    Job Function

    Information Technology

    Type of criminal background check required:

    Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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    Open Until Filled


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    Diversity Statement

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • GIS Technician, GEO:SMART Project
    Tohono Oodham Community College    Sells, AZ 85634
     Posted about 1 month    

    Job Title:GIS Technician

    Reports To: GEO:SMART Project Director

    Status: Full-time/ Regular/ Hourly

    Salary:$18.25 an hour

    SUMMARY:The GIS Technician is responsible for performing complex GIS support functions that could include troubleshooting and repairing hardware and software problems; developing simple and complex mapping samples; training and supporting GIS users; monitoring and maintaining maps; creating procedural documentation; and serving as a mentor to students in the GEO:SMART project. The technician will support the T-So:son (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.


    * Oversees the day-by-day operations of GIS units and Esri and related GIS software;
    * Installs, maintains and repairs GIS components to ensure the equipment is operating at peak efficiency. Relies on knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals;
    * Communicates with TOCC’s IT staff and the GEO:SMART IT Technician, operating the GIS equipment in conjunction with TOCC’s technology infrastructure;
    * Makes recommendations for products and service enhancements, monitors device security, maintains systems and troubleshoots a variety of issues;
    * Assists end users in resolving hardware and software issues by fielding telephone calls and emails, replying promptly, diagnosing problems, and performing troubleshooting activities;
    * Documents, tracks and monitors the problem to facilitate a timely resolution;
    * Relies on established guidelines and instructions to perform daily job functions;
    * Interacts with staff and students to fulfill project needs related to GIS, document communication and resolve issues;
    * Relies on specialized knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals;
    * Performs other duties of similar nature or level.

    Category: Office of Sustainability.
    Experience: .

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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