Overview

The Planning Group at Eagle River Water and Sanitation District is a division of the Engineering Department. The Planning Group is responsible for evaluating service to new development, hydraulic modeling, water supply planning and master planning, environmental permitting, GIS mapping, and construction review. This Group assists with the District’s long range capital planning and asset management objectives.

We are looking for a self-motivated and experienced GIS professional to join our team as a GIS Specialist. This position is responsible for maintaining the Geographic Information System (GIS) for Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, to provide support to other District departments, and to coordinate the District’s GIS needs during the integration of the GIS with all related District systems and Engineering projects. This position is assigned daily work by the GIS Coordinator and is directly supervised by the Engineering Manager.

An ideal candidate for this role is a collaborative and organized professional with a strong sense of customer service. This is a great job for someone who wants to create something that is useful to the entire organization and have input on how systems will be designed.

The Day to Day:
Aligns with GIS Coordinator regarding daily work in the District GIS system. Utilizes ESRI GIS applications – ArcMap and ArcCatalog to:

Configure ArcMap for Data View, Layout View, and Printer Settings
Load and organize GIS Layers
Create and Edit GIS Features
View and Edit Attribute Data
Join Tables and Export Data
Georeference TIFF files (rubber sheeting)
Uses ESRI GIS Tools to process and organize data. Builds GIS Tools for reoccurring tasks.

Extracts and attaches raster data to vector features.

Performs basic analysis using raster data.

Uses Remote Sensing, including Aerial Imagery, Lidar, and Classification, to enhance maps, elevations, and assign surface type classification.

Inputs and moves features from various coordinate systems into ERWSD Standard System.

Collects and transfers GPS data from GPS Collector to GIS.

Uses survey data to update GIS.

About Eagle River Water & Sanitation District

The Planning Group at Eagle River Water and Sanitation District is a division of the Engineering Department. The Planning Group is responsible for evaluating service to new development, hydraulic modeling, water supply planning and master planning, environmental permitting, GIS mapping, and construction review. This Group assists with the District’s long range capital planning and asset management objectives.

We are looking for a self-motivated and experienced GIS professional to join our team as a GIS Specialist. This position is responsible for maintaining the Geographic Information System (GIS) for Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, to provide support to other District departments, and to coordinate the District’s GIS needs during the integration of the GIS with all related District systems and Engineering projects. This position is assigned daily work by the GIS Coordinator and is directly supervised by the Engineering Manager.