Geographic Information Systems Technician

State College, Pennsylvania
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Spherion State College, Spherion
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Job Description

Hiring for an experience GIS Technician in State College, PA

You primary responsibilities would provide professional GIS support to the Public works Department and Planning and Zoning Department. 

This is a 1st shift position, Monday through Friday. Pay would depend on prior experience and qualifications. This is an excellent opportunity to be hired on full time.

Spherion employees enjoy medical, dental, vision, term life, and short-term disability insurance.   
Please send resumes to
call 814-238-4244 and apply online at for immediate consideration! 


Experience with:
  • Managing GIS data layers through relational data base management
  • Maintaining software licenses and purchases
  • Designing and producing quality cartographic products based on user requirements including, mapping results of spatial analyses for various audiences. 
  • Managing geospatial databases
  • Utilizing ESRI ArcGIS, ArcCatalog, ArcServer, and SrcSDE technology
  • Developing inventory and work order forms, and providing instruction for public works personnel to utilize the system
  • Collection and analysis of geospatial and tabular datasets
  • Providing GIS support and transfer of digital data to other departments, agencies, and consultants as needed
  • Giving and attending presentations, conferences, meetings, workshops
  • Collecting, locating, documenting, and utilizing data of infrastructure for purposes of sending notices for repairs, communicating with property owners, and inspecting completed work.


GED or HS Diploma AND
Bachelor's in Geography. Cartography, Natural Resources, Computer Science, Planning, Environment Science, or a related field AND
One year experience using ArcGIS
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with multiple departments
Proficient in algebraic, geometric, and statistical formulas and functions.
Ability to anticipate and solve problems quickly, adapt, multitask, meet deadlines, and work both independently and in a team

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