Planning Technician - GIS/Addressing

  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Dec 03, 2022
Full Time GIS and Surveying Planning and Development
  • Salary: $39,689.31 - $60,639.49 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to research information, prepare public meeting documents, assist, and educate citizens and businesses regarding zoning and development, as well as provide technical support for the Planning and Development department. This is accomplished by assisting with development review activities, preparing, and reviewing maps, graphics, exhibits, and briefing materials, and preparing exhibits for presentations. Other duties may include assisting with special projects, and assisting developers, consultants, and the public with questions regarding ordinances, procedures, and regulations. This position does not provide direction to other employees.

Essential Job Functions

  • GIS/Addressing
  • Conduct an address review for all development requests and assign addresses as required.
  • Assign addresses, assign suite numbers, and verify addresses for any requests outside of the development review process
  • Update external agencies such as the post office, TC-911, and appraisal districts with official address assignments.
  • Creates and maintains documentation for address assignments and the addressing process.
  • Assist other divisions and departments with address-related questions.
  • Maintain a variety of GIS layers and databases such as address points, subdivisions, site plans, specific use permits, and zoning while adhering to organizational quality standards.
  • Interprets and transfers data from source documents including digital and/or printed plats, record drawings, plans, and legal descriptions.
  • Design and develop special project exhibit as needed by the Planning Division.
  • All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

  • GIS/Addressing: Bachelor's Degree in Geographic Information Systems with no experience; OR associate degree or equivalent from a college or technical school with 2 years of related experience in a municipal development setting; OR Bachelor's degree in City or Urban Planning and a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
  • Experience: Relevant experience gained during an internship may be counted. Knowledge of MS Office (Access, Excel, Word, Power Point) required. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Bluebeam, Arc GIS, Justafoia, VisionLive, or Tyler Energov is highly preferred.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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Job Address

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