City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • $3177/month
  • Full Time

Position Summary: Support the development of Geographic Information System (GIS) databases, metadata, applications, maps, reports, queries, etc. to support the Utilities Department.

 

  • Assist in designing and correcting Water and Wastewater digital maps for Utilities G
  • Assist in planning, development, and administration of digital data sets.
  • Design and maintain current GIS databases, which are used by Engineering and Utilities for research and analysis for current and future development. 
  • Prepare and maintain a wide variety of maps depicting water and wastewater facilities.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding water and wastewater with related information (size, age, location, etc) to all City Departments.
  • Scan (for digital archive) and research city and county water/wastewater plans and As-Builts.
  • Make occasional on-site observations and write field notes to interpret field information to digital maps.
  • Retrieve, add, and maintain information in various computer formats in support of the City of Odessa's Geographical Information System (GIS).
  • Produce professional quality maps, map books and reports.
  • Perform other duties in support of the Utilities Department as assigned. 

 

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D. certification.  Degree or certifications in GIS, Computer Technology, Information Systems is preferred or 3 years experience with mapping and database management or a combination of both will be considered.

Certification: Valid Texas Driver's license required. Certification in CAD is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be able to communicate effectively with the public, supervisors and City personnel. Good communication skills with an ability to express ideas clearly and concisely.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Ability to effectively manage workload and time commitments. Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and ESRI software are an advantage. Ability to effectively coordinate database management practices and use associated software. Willingness to work in a team environment and learn new skills to help improve an already mature GIS.

 

 

 

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