Pee Dee GIS Users Group

SC GIS Professionals in the Pee Dee Area


October 2015

GIS Mapping Tech I

Available Job Position – Lexington County Planning & GIS

We have an opening in our department (Lexington County Planning & GIS), and we are trying to get the word out about it.  If you know of anyone interested in this position please share the information below.  The salary below is a starting salary.


Position Title: GIS Mapping Tech I
Grade: 7
Position #: 000198
Salary Range: $30,925
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education – Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  Minimum Qualification – Experience with Esri Suite of products, working knowledge of personal computer applications, good communication and organizational skills. Experience editing and maintaining GIS data in an enterprise database is not required but desirable.
  Opportunity to work with state of the art GIS technology to maintain geospatial data, perform analysis, and prepare data and maps for other departments, agencies, and the public. This person, under general supervision, will be part of a team that maintains GIS layers, some of which are critical for emergency response. Duties will include assigning, verifying, and correcting addresses in the unincorporated areas of Lexington County as well as collaborating with local municipalities and other agencies. This person will interact with the public to accurately locate sites and confirm correct locations for addresses. Other duties include maintenance of the Planning and GIS page of the Lexington County website and training county employees and the general public on uses of GIS web mapping applications. This position allows for learning opportunities and growth of skills through a wide variety of planning projects.
Application Deadline: 10/22/2015

GIS Technician Public Services – City of Sumter

Job Purpose: Under general supervision, assists the GIS Coordinator in updating and maintaining the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) programs. Responsible for responding and resolving user complaints, troubleshooting system problems; collecting, converting and editing data to present information in a cartographic and tabular format; performing spatial data analysis, layering updates and producing map products.

Minimum Qualifications: Technical school degree in GIS Technologies or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. GISP certification preferred. Strong communication, writing and computer skills are essential. Must be a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities/tasks. Practical knowledge and experience using Arc GIS online, AutoCad, City Works and GPS Pathfinder Office is a plus. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s License.

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled

Mail resume with cover letter and application from to:

City of Sumter Human Resources
PO Box 1449
Sumter, SC 29151

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