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  • 17 Dec 2020 2:22 PM
    Reply # 9437615 on 7775796
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Land Records Technician I/II

    LINK TO ONLINE APPLICATION

    https://clarkcountywashington.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ClarkCountyJobs/job/Public-Service-Center/Land-Records-Technician-I-II_R001112

    Job Summary

    The Clark County Geographic Information Services (GIS) division has a current opening for a Land Records Technician.  The position will be hired at the I or II level, depending on the incumbent’s experience and education.  The Land Records Technician position performs nearly the full range of process work associated with land records and parcel maintenance and serves as a contact for customers (property owners, businesses, government agencies, etc.) regarding these technical issues. 

    This position reports directly to the Land Records Technician Lead and GIS Manager.  The Land Records Technician Lead makes assignments by defining objectives, priorities and deadlines and assists the incumbent with unusual situations or problems that do not have clear precedents.

    The Land Records Technician will work alongside other Land Records Technicians to plan and carry out the work independently and everyone is expected to work together to resolve problems in accordance with instructions, policies and accepted practice.

    This position is represented and requires membership in Local 11 – OPEIU (Office and Professional Employees International Union, AFL-CIO).  Initiation fee and membership dues will be deducted from employee pay.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • One (1) to three (3) years of experience researching, interpreting and mapping legal descriptions, and researching property ownership history (chain of title).


    OR

      • One (1) year of experience researching, interpreting and mapping legal descriptions and researching property ownership history (chain of title).
      • Two (2) years of college level education in Surveying, Forestry, Paralegal, Records Management or a related field.

        College degrees must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education; official transcripts may be required at the time of hire.


        Knowledge of:  Legal descriptions pertaining to land ownership, research methods to determine right-of-way and property ownership history (chain of title), principles of geographic mapping and cartography, Esri ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro software, mathematics, and effective methods and principles of customer service and problem-solving.

        Ability to:  Read, understand and interpret legal descriptions and legal documents as they pertain to real property; understand and respond to map product requests from the public; understand and respond to questions as they pertain to the County’s property maps and land records; learn and remain current on technical processes, trends, and applicable computer software; and establish and maintain working relationships with employees and the public.

        Examples of Duties

        Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

        • Reviews legal descriptions and ownership information in recorded documents to determine the effect on County property records.
        • Processes ownership changes to real property and mobile homes following established guidelines.
        • Performs parcel maintenance activities:
        • editing the parcel map layer and associated map layers
        • updating parcel-related data in the County’s property database
        • Examines and interprets a variety of map data such as photography, road plans, and utility maps as they relate to determining parcel location.  Computes acreage and square footage using cartographic methods.
        • Responds to questions from property owners, businesses, and County and other government agencies as they relate to land records data and parcel maintenance processes.
        • Processes service requests from the public, appraisers, and other persons regarding lot size, acreage ownership, legal descriptions, etc. Examines deeds, contracts, court decisions, appraisers’ notes, maps, aerial photography, surveys, etc. for this purpose.
        • Addresses customer inquiries and processes service requests on most parcel-related issues, including mapping issues, tidelands, leases, easements, plats and preliminary plats, and foreclosures.
        • Employs appropriate research methods to investigate property boundary history and ownership history. Uses standard practices to interpret legal descriptions and chain of title.
        • Uses related computer software to perform the above work: GIS software, the County’s property database, standard office software, other custom applications.
        • Other related duties as assigned.

        Salary Grade

        Local 11.707 ($21.21 - $27.12) per hour

        Close Date

        01/8/2021

        Recruiter

        Rori Jones (Rori.Jones@clark.wa.gov)


      • 10 Dec 2020 9:49 AM
        Reply # 9419672 on 7775796

        Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III)

        JOB #2020-281


        Washington County, Oregon, is seeking to fill a Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) role in the Assessment and Taxation Department. This role will aid in supporting the mission by working as part of the Cartography – GIS Team. 
         

        The successful candidate will serve as a technical lead in the unit, guiding other GIS Technicians and administrative staff. The Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) will be an expert in cadastral mapping methods utilizing ESRI ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro including deed interpretation, legal descriptions, surveys, plats, etc.  As the technical lead, the successful candidate will help prioritize the work assignments of unit staff, check and maintain quality assurance of maps and databases, create and update documentation and train staff, and respond to customer issues in a timely and professional manner.  The Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) will also create and maintain assessor maps, update the property history database, and perform complex property research, digital remapping, and ownership changes. 


        In Assessment and Taxation, we strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. With the help of every employee, our customers, our partners and our community – we can achieve our mission of equity for all!

        Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) description image

         VIRTUAL INFORMATIONAL Q & A SESSION (Optional): All candidates are invited to participate in an (optional) Virtual Informational Q & A Session. During these informational sessions, you will have the opportunity to meet our Washington County Assessment and Taxation team, learn about a day in the life of a Cartographer and what you can expect as an employee in this role.

        WHEN: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 beginning promptly at 12:00 p.m (noon) and again at 5:30 p.m. Session(s) to last approximately 45 - 60 minutes.

        HOW: Register with your preferred session time with Washington County Department of Assessment and Taxation by emailing Veronica Garcia at Veronica_Garcia@co.washington.or.us and have a Zoom link sent to you.  


        Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences.  Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony.  We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

        ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

        Duties may include:

        1. Maintains complex GIS data; researches and verifies data for inclusion in GIS database. 
        2. Prepares, creates, maintains, and updates complex maps, drawings, plans, spreadsheets, data files, and documentation for a wide variety of uses and prepares and formats information for entry into the GIS database and enters data into system. 
        3. Consults with clients and staff to define requirements and assess scope of mapping and information requests and researches and evaluates available data and proposes methods of production. 
        4. Develops methods; preliminary mapping and design layouts; determines methods to be used and develops procedures; designs final map layouts; and executes design drafts. 
        5. Assists in creating a positive and supportive work environment; enforces a safe workplace; establishes a culture of teamwork and communication; creates a workplace that promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion; and actively promotes an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.
        6. Creates spatial overlays and maps in support of staff projects by reviewing information from a variety of existing data; performs complex analysis and database queries; and creates, implements, and maintains GIS databases.  
        7. Codes and creates mapping information in order to update and maintain mapping layers and controls quality by verifying the accuracy and integrity of data. 
        8. Responds to mapping and information requests from employees and the public regarding property ownership, jurisdiction, and legal. 
        9. Trains staff in GIS applications, development of scripts, and other aspects of GIS. 
        10. Assists other GIS staff in installing and testing new GIS software; assists in resolving and troubleshooting GIS-related problems and requests; and provides technical support on GIS software. 
        11. Serves as technical resource for other staff on difficult GIS database and application issues and coordinates and leads data conversion and process improvement initiatives. 
        12. Serves as liaison with GIS stakeholders in other work units and organizations in the development and maintenance of GIS data, shares information, and coordinates projects. 
        13. Plans and organizes work assignments, processes, and procedures.
        KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

        Minimum Requirements
        Education and Experience:
         
        A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

        • Bachelor's Degree; AND Three (3) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications; OR
        • Associate's Degree; AND Five (5) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications; OR
        • Seven (7) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications.
        If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.

        Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use this link: Geographic Information Technician III.

        Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses if applicable.  Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.


        SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

        SELECTION PROCESS:
        Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.

        1. An evaluation of education, training and experience of submitted employment application and materials will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of December 21, 2020.

        2. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel may perform an in-depth evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials. The approximate timeframe will be the week of December 28, 2020.

        3. Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the SME Examination evaluation step as soon as possible.

        Please note: Candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.

        Veterans' Preference
        If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points (Download PDF reader).

        Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
        Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: hr@co.washington.or.us at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation. 

        Status of Your Application
        You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email. If you "opt out" or "unsubscribe" of email notification from notices in NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.
         

        Questions (??'s) Regarding This Recruitment
        Rebecca Tabra, Talent Acquisition Team Supervisor
        Rebecca_Tabra@co.washington.or.us

        * Washington County is a drug-free workplace *


        Last modified: 10 Dec 2020 9:52 AM | Anonymous member
      • 17 Jul 2020 6:33 AM
        Reply # 9108149 on 7775796

        GIS Specialist - Montana Disaster and Emergency Services Division - Job Annoucement

        Description

        UPDATED announcement: We are seeking an experienced GIS specialist for our Disaster and Emergency Services division. 

        Responsibilities include developing and maintaining the databases, web resources, and map productions that reflect the statewide efforts to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate future disasters.  This position will analyze processes utilized by other partners in order to enhance disaster preparedness and promote life safety and property protection.  The position will promote cross-agency and private sector coordination as well as analyzing processes utilized by other states.

        This announcement is open until filled, with application review beginning the week of July 6, 2020.

        Salary: $ 60,530.00 - 60,530.00  
        Posting Date :  Jun 22, 2020, 7:47:10 AM 
        Closing Date :  Ongoing 


      • 18 Jun 2020 2:27 PM
        Reply # 9046107 on 7775796

        Senior GIS Analyst/GIS System Manager

        for IT-GIS

        Posted: 6/18/2020, Closes: Open until filled

        Permanent Full-time

        Compensation: DOE/Q

        Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

        Under the general direction of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s GIS Manager, performs professional technical work in the acquisition and maintenance of digital data of high complexity. Work requires independent judgment in managing multiple priorities and in coordinating work activities to meet established schedules and goals. Duties include specific tasks within seven areas of responsibility:

        (1) GIS system and database design/creation and maintenance

        (2) Project coordination

        (3) Application development

        (4) Client services

        (5) Geo-spatial product production

        (6) GPS technology usage

        (7) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations


        More details:  https://www.cdatribe-nsn.gov/hr/job/2020-025/

      • 18 Jun 2020 2:05 PM
        Reply # 9046067 on 7775796

        GIS Technician

        for IT-GIS

        Posted: 6/18/2020, Closes: Open until filled

        Permanent Full-time

        Compensation $14-$19 /hr

        Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

        Under the general direction of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s GIS Manager and the Senior GIS Analyst, the incumbent performs technical work in the acquisition, maintenance and dissemination of digital geographic data of any complexity received from multiple resources. Work requires setting priorities and coordinating work activities to meet schedules. Duties include specific tasks within seven areas of responsibility:

        (1)    Finding, gathering, inputting and  outputting data in a variety of usable formats

        (2)    Maintenance of existing data by means of direct editing and spatial analysis

        (3)    ArcGIS Enterprise/Portal map and app development for the group and other programs within the Tribe

        (4)    Cartographic production in paper and digital formats

        (5)    Maintenance of the GI SProgram budgets

        (6)    Installation and support of ArcGIS Desktop software for users outside the GIS Program

        (7)    Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations


        More details: https://www.cdatribe-nsn.gov/hr/job/2020-026/

        Last modified: 18 Jun 2020 2:26 PM | Anonymous member
      • 25 Mar 2020 11:29 AM
        Reply # 8858311 on 7775796
        Anonymous

        Job Title - GIS TECHNOLOGY ANALYST
        Company - Kitsap County
        Salary -   $71,323.20 - $100,755.20 Annually
        Job Type - Full Time (40 hrs/wk)
        Department - Information Services
        Location - Port Orchard, WA  

        Information Services is the central information technology hub for Kitsap County, located in the County Courthouse.  The group provides technology infrastructure, development, support and network solutions to all County departments and some other local government entities. 

        We have an exciting opportunity for a GIS Technology Analyst on our team.  The incumbent will be responsible for providing professional and technical expertise to customers and staff members in the areas of geographic information systems, application and database development, report writing, configuration, upgrades, program/system testing, implementation and maintenance, training, documentation, systems integration and geographical/spatial administration.  We are looking for a candidate with knowledge in structured design and programming methodology, current industry standard computer programming languages, and software and database systems.  The ideal candidate will have skill in project management, problem solving, systems and needs analysis, and the ability to determine how business needs translate to technology solutions. 

        Required Education and Experience:

        • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
        • Four years of progressively responsible experience in systems analysis and programming
        • Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work 
        For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kitsap
        Last modified: 25 Mar 2020 11:30 AM | Anonymous
      • 13 Mar 2020 9:12 AM
        Reply # 8825399 on 7775796
        Anonymous member (Administrator)

        Asset Management Administrator

        The City of Lynnwood is seeking a collaborative, inquisitive, team player to join their Public Works Department as an Asset Management Administrator. This is a brand, new position within the City of Lynnwood!  The Asset Management Administrator will play an integral role in a busy, fast-paced environment with a group that continuously strives to exceed our customers' expectations.
         
        Using the Cartegraph asset management program to track Lynnwood's Public Works assets, which include water, sewer, stormwater, and streets assets, the Administrator will own and manage all the City's infrastructure data, keeping it current as the many new projects in Lynnwood add assets.  The Administrator will also serve as Public Work's central coordinator for tracking capital assets in the City's financial system. 

        More information about this job opportunity can be found at:  

        https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lynnwood/jobs/2736585/asset-management-administrator

      • 31 Jan 2020 3:27 PM
        Reply # 8705304 on 7775796

        GIS Specialist

        Windward Environmental LLC is seeking a GIS specialist to join a busy, team-oriented environmental consulting business working on complex, multidisciplinary projects.  The successful candidate will be proficient in using in Esri ArcGIS software and have experience mapping and analyzing environmental datasets. Excellent time management, teamwork, and communication skills are essential and will be evaluated in the selection process. Other skills and experience to be considered as part of the selection process will include:

        • Working with environmental database managers
        • Working with chemistry data
        • Working on complex projects that are driven by legal and regulatory requirements
        • Willingness to participate in field work
        • Python programming
        • Spatial modeling
        • Ability to produce engineering drawings in AutoCAD

        The ideal candidate will be prepared to support both large and small projects for clients from private industry; local, state, and federal governments; and ports. The position is in our Seattle, Washington, office. 

        Requirements:  2-4 years of related environmental consulting experience. Technical and operational proficiency solving problems of moderate complexity. Evidence of strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Evidence of ability to work effectively in a setting where excellent teamwork is essential.

        Windward offers competitive salary and benefits packages and the opportunity to work in a collegial atmosphere with nationally known scientists and engineers.  Windward is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE M/F/D/V). To apply for this position at Windward, please email a resume and letter of interest to careers@windwardenv.com.


      • 13 Jan 2020 2:58 PM
        Reply # 8563661 on 7775796
        Anonymous

        GIS Analyst

        AgReserves Inc. (AgriNorthwest)

        Location: Kennewick, WA

        Job Type: Full-time

        AgReserves is seeking an enthusiastic Geographic Information Systems Analyst to join our highly collaborate GIS team. This is a practical, hands-on position using GIS tools to produce cartographic products for the broad needs of our agriculture and land-based company. The GIS Analyst works with other departments to identify GIS needs which includes digitally maintaining fields, roads, legal deeds, and water-related data sets. A successful Analyst fulfills customer requests well while maintaining corporate process strategy and standards. This position will primarily support our AgriNorthwest entities and be based in Kennewick, WA

        See additional details at:  https://www.agreserves.com/Jobs/GISAnalyst-AGNW.pdf


      • 19 Nov 2019 2:48 PM
        Reply # 8129809 on 7775796

        IT Analyst (GIS)

        City of Kennewick 

        2019 Monthly Salary Ranges:
        Level I:  $5,474 - $7,663
        Level II:  $6,302 - $8,823

        Location: Kennewick, WA

        Job Type: Full-time

        Department: Information Technology

        Closing: 12/3/2019

        See additional details at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kennewick/jobs/2635946/it-software-support-analyst-i-ii-gis

         

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