Chester County – Technical Services Specialist

Chester County Planning Commission

The Chester County Planning Commission is seeking a Technical Services Specialist to provide Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions for department projects and specialized applications. This position also assists the Technical Support Supervisor with computer support for Planning Commission computer users by troubleshooting hardware and software problems.

Candidates will: gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data and determine how to best display the information using GIS; work with other team members to assist in the development and maintenance of web-based interactive mapping and GIS products; assist in maintaining automated data update routines that have been created to support GIS operations; and assist the Technical Support Supervisor in troubleshooting and resolving department computer problems.

Minimum Qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Planning or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate must know cartographic design and best practices to create maps and reports in ESRI Arc products, especially ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online. Experience with GIS data use and maintenance and Adobe Creative Suite is also required.  Candidates must be detail oriented, possess strong verbal and written skills, and have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Knowledge with 3D modeling software, such as SketchUp, and knowledge of computer programming languages, such as Python and JavaScript (VBA and VB.NET), is preferred but not required.

Applications must be submitted through the Chester County Job Opportunities webpage. A detailed job description and instructions for applying can be accessed here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chesco

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