Overview

This position prepares and maintains Geographic Information System (GIS) files and maps to satisfy district user requests for information available from the Illinois Highway Information System and other specialized or unique transportation related databases. This position assists in monitoring the district’s Annual and Multi-Year programs; provides staff with technical support; and provides assistance and training to district employees in the use and initiation of GIS projects.

Minimum Requirements:

Special Qualifications:
Required:
Valid driver’s license
Statewide travel to attend user meetings and conferences
Desired:An associate degree from an accredited two-year engineering technology or geography program or two years of college in pre-engineering, civil engineering technology, geography, cartography or surveying
Eight years of experience performing a variety of technical tasks of which at least four years should include the usage and implementation of complex data processing activities and technological systems
Ability to train, develop, and conduct training classes and provide technical support to GIS users
Knowledge and experience with Geospatial Positioning equipment, Microsoft Access & Excel
Strong oral and written communication skills

About State of Illinois

Technical Applications PM1080 rev 6/1/17 ** must be received by the Bureau of Personnel Management, Room 113, 2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62764 (Fax# 217/557-3134) or emailed to DOT.CO.BPM.EmploymentApplications@Illinois.gov by Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 4:30 p.m. Please include address, daytime phone and position for which applying if not already listed on application. Applicants will be notified in writing to schedule interviews.
NOTE: Please be advised that if a high volume of applications are received, the applications may be screened to establish a smaller pool of applicants for interview. The screening will be based on the information contained in the application.