Delaware County – Geographic Information System Specialist

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Delaware County is seeking a Geographic Information System Specialist! For more information, view the full job posting.

To apply

Forward cover letters and resumes (in MS Office or PDF format) to:

Michelle Signora, Office Administrator
Delaware County Planning Department
First Floor
1055 E. Baltimore Pike
Media, PA 19063
E-mail: Planning_Department@co.delaware.pa.us



This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in GIS or in planning/geography with a GIS option and two years’ experience. Must have experience with ArcGIS suite of products and excellent computer skills. A thorough understanding of GIS concepts such as map projections and coordinate systems as well as, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of GIS, relational databases and GIS concepts. Experience configuring Esri application templates or building web applications in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Server is a plus. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as strong cartographic skills.


The candidate will be expected to work under the GIS Manager within the Planning Department’s GIS system and will be responsible for keeping geospatial data current, performing data analysis and creating maps and graphics. The candidate will work extensively with planners on in-house projects requiring mapping and is expected to take the lead on comprehensive/zoning plan mapping from start to finish as well as assist with the development and maintenance of the organization’s mapping applications within ESRI’s ArcGIS Online platform. The candidate will assist with requests from the public and other county departments and attend regional meetings. The opportunity to attend GIS networking meetings and conferences is also part of the position as well as attending relevant GIS training, online and in the classroom.

To apply for this job email your details to Planning_Department@co.delaware.pa.us

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