Darlington County – GIS/Mapping Technician

The intent of this listing is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and responsibility of this position. It requires performing drafting functions for County projects and maintains, updates and drafts tax maps and 911 addressing maps. This position reports to the Senior Planner.

Job Summary
This position performs drafting functions for County projects and maintains, updates and drafts tax maps and 911 addressing maps. Duties include thorough knowledge of the skills, procedures, and equipment utilized in drafting and map production; understanding the Geographic Information System and is capable of maintaining this system to benefit the County’s planning function; preparing maps utilizing the GIS; ability to read, analyze and interpret a variety of maps, maintain control of assigned activities through effective organization and the application of good human relations techniques and can analyze problems that arise on the job and recommend solutions. The GIS/Mapping Technician reports to the Senior Planner.
Essential Functions
1. Performs drafting functions for County projects such as Council Redistricting, “Barrier Free” (handicapped accessible) projects, speculative buildings, etc.
2. Maintains, updates and drafts maps for the 911 project, including street and road names, addressing, etc.
3. Provides assistance to the Roads and Bridges Department for street sign installation by locating streets on maps or in the field.
4. Maintains and updates the County’s GIS (Geographic Information System). Develops maps utilizing this system.
5. Receives, reviews, evaluates, acts upon and/or files various types of records and reports including tax maps, addressing sheets, 911 maps, etc.
6. Utilizes and maintains a variety of equipment and tools, including drafting tables, drafting machines, triangle, trench curve, engineer’s scale, Leroy lettering, video camera, etc.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.

1. Associate’s degree in drafting, engineering graphics, or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
2. Must possess a valid S.C. driver’s license.
3. A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file.
Darlington County Government
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1. Able to use required machinery and equipment to perform job duties, make sound, educated decisions, use judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities, and able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of public and private groups and is persuasive in such communication.
2. Have the verbal ability to prepare effective and accurate required reports and the mathematical ability to handle required calculations accurately and quickly and have good technical skills.
3. Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office machines and drafting equipment including drafting table drafting machine, triangle, French curve, engineer’s scale, Leroy lettering, video camera, etc.

$17.96 Hr. w/ State Benefits
Apply in the Darlington County Administrator’s Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 or obtain an application online at http://www.darcosc.com; then mail to above address or email to gwinburn@darcosc.net

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