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GIS Specialist

Rockford, IL 61101

Posted: 04/01/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: KB773710221 Pay Rate: $45000 / year

Job Description

The GIS Specialist is responsible for, through the use of GIS and other appropriate software, the maintenance of the geographic information as well as other systems. This will also include updating geometry, attribute data and production of hard copy and/or digital maps. 
GIS Specialist essential job functions-
  • Assists in the development of current and long-term Click or tap here to enter text. goals
  • Provides timely, routine reports of satisfactory progress toward goals and objectives
    • Assists with Council and Committee schedules, meeting materials, meeting space, and may provide administrative support
  • Based on project assignments, serves as staff support interacting with governing board, policy committees, and advisory committees.
  • Assists with Council and Committee schedules, meeting materials, meeting space, and may provide administrative support 
  • Ensures board and operational compliance with the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Update GIS data in software for City & County 911 Centers
  • Create, edit, integrate, verify, and manage geospatial data and attributes using GIS software
  • Compile and extract geographic data from a variety of sources
  • Perform GIS database conversions to and from different formats
  • Perform database design, advanced GIS analysis, and modeling
  • Experience with CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch – for 911) desirable
 GIS Specialist Education, Training, Experience-Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor's degree in GIS or related field, and 5 years relative experience. Master’s degree preferred but not required. A satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be considered.  The GIS Specialist is a full time, direct hire position. The GIS Specialist starting wage is $45k, depending on experience.  If interested and qualified, please apply directly to this job posting. Contact Keri for more information 815-229-7810 #FSP   

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