Job Posting for Entry level GIS Technician position

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 14:27 -- exf107


I am reaching out to you because I understand that Penn State has a Geospatial Certification Program and I wanted to see if I could share a job opportunity with your community of alumni/recent grads from the program.  One of my clients in Mechanicsburg, PA has a contract opportunity for an ENTRY-LEVEL GIS Technician. Here are the details:

Primary Role:

Identify assets and update or create maps and customized geographic information systems (GIS) applications and manipulate data to serve a variety of purposes. Read and interpret maps, and as-built drawings to locate, obtain, manipulate and understand digital land data, and manage data entered into a GIS database.

·       This is a 12 month assignment working 30 hours a week.

·       Pay rate range is $15.00/hr.

·       Hours are 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

·       This is not a driving position.

·       College students are the preferred candidate. College student will need to have completed GIS Tech courses.


Key Accountabilities:

Manage as-built plans of completed projects and update system maps.

Ability to learn and understand the basic water and wastewater network structures as it applies to a network GIS configuration.

Responsible for reviewing engineering plans, and interpreting aerial imagery including maps that are sometimes inaccurate. Must be able to

orient oneself within said map using GPS position, perform dead-reckoning, compare reality, GIS, GPS, & sketches and route tables to assign the correct assets in the map to GPS positions taking.

Education: Associates or equivalent work experience
Experience: Minimal work experience with GPS/GIS or related field work.  Academic experience and internship experience is acceptable.

If anyone is interested in pursuing this opportunity and meets the qualifications, please contact Aretha Allen at 678-904-0426 or

I appreciate any assistance you can offer!


Aretha Allen

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