Oakland County Michigan GIS CAD Technician II in Waterford, Michigan

Announcement Information

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

PURPOSE The purpose of this examination is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present or possible future vacancies in this classification. For each vacancy, a Department Director/Division Manager has the choice of the applicants in the top group. This list will remain in effect for six months, unless exhausted, superseded by a new eligible list or extended for another six months by the Human Resources Committee.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE TEST

The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's responses on the official employment application form that includes supplemental questions regarding the applicant's training and experience. Your responses will be scored and there are no test retakes. You will be notified of your results by email.

The exam content as described above may be modified depending upon the number of applicants or other factors that influence the practicality or usefulness of this selection process. Where minor differences in actual test scores do not reflect meaningful differences in ability, those scores will be statistically grouped resulting in a tie among those applicants.

CLOSING WITHOUT A DATE

This is a continuous examination, and applications will be accepted until such time as there are sufficient applicants to meet the County's current recruitment needs. As such, interested persons should make application promptly. Applicants will be tested in groups as they apply. Successful applicants, regardless of their testing date, will be ranked on the eligible list based on their final examination scores. The original rank of persons on the eligible list may change as later applicants are tested and added to the list. Notice of the last date to apply for this examination will be posted in the Human Resources Department and on this posting one week prior to the application deadline. Applications will not be accepted after the posted closing date.

TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE REQUIRED If a degree is used to determine if the applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the applicant must email a copy of their transcript at the time of application to transcripts@oakgov.com. Indicate in the email subject line the job# and job title. * If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.* Job Summary

Under direction, employees of this technical class perform duties such as: Updating and/or creating maps and/or design drawings using geographic information systems (GIS) or computer aided design (CAD) technology; communicating with the public; conducting research; reading and/or interpreting maps, blueprints, survey documents, or sketches; proofing or comparing the information contained on maps/drawings with information from different sources; measuring distances, areas, perimeters, and angles; and uses computer applications to enter, query information. Performs a wide-variety of mapping and engineering support activities as listed above, or performs a specific function on a full-time basis. Employees may meet with other County and non-County personnel as work assignments dictate. On a technical level, may assist in resolving reported problems in the field. May be exposed to field conditions and confined spaces. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE REQUIRED If a degree is used to determine if the applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the applicant must email a copy of their transcript at the time of application to transcripts@oakgov.com. Indicate in the email subject line the job# and job title. * If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.*

At the time of application, applicant must:

  1. Possess an Associate's degree or sixty (60) semester credit hours from an accredited college, university or technical school with a major in Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Geography, Surveying, or a closely related field; AND

  2. Have had at least two (2) years of full-time experience performing computer mapping, engineering, community planning, surveying, property assessing or architectural work with a focus on GIS and/or CAD.

NOTE: Experience can substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

  1. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.

  2. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.

  3. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Special Requirements

Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

Salary: $51,233.52 - $66,682.72 Annually

Location: Waterford, MI

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Facilities Planning & Engineering

Job Number: 2018-112

Closing: Continuous

Agency: Oakland County Michigan

Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan, 48328

Phone: 248-858-0530

Website: http://www.oakgov.com