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Open Source GIS Administrator

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission Champaign, IL

  • Posted: 29 days ago
  • $30 to $34 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical
Job Description

The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission seeks candidates for the position of Open-Source GIS Administrator. Champaign County RPC is a people-focused agency made up of over 100 programs designed to generate possibilities for all within our community. A great deal of planning goes into creating opportunities where people can succeed on their own, and RPC is doing that work.  From analysis to policy guidance to offering services to our communities, RPC’s people plan for people.
 
The Open-Source GIS Administrator maintains and administers desktop and server-based GIS systems, supports mapping and analysis work, and coordinates field data collection. This position will ensure delivery of assigned duties and program services in accordance with the Agency Vision, Mission, and Values and applicable program contracts, manuals, and guidelines.
 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Administer an enterprise PostgreSQL/PostGIS database, including management of schema, tables, views, and users.
  • Provide training and support to desktop QGIS users.
  • Support spatial data analysis by developing scripts, queries, and other analysis tools.
  • Develop and maintain QGIS Python plugins.
  • Create and monitor standards for data management and metadata.
  • Provide access to spatial data to partner agencies and members of the public.
  • Coordinate field data collection activities.

 
Required Qualifications:

  • A four-year degree in GIS, geography, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work independently to solve technical problems
  • Knowledge of GIS concepts and spatial data formats
  • Advanced database management and SQL skills
  • Intermediate QGIS and Python skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

 
 
Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., (37.5 hours per week) Flexibility is necessary to meet the needs of the program. 
Location:  1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, IL  61802 or Virtual Office
Status:  Full-Time
Pay Grade: 6
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Starting Wage:  $29.80 - $33.52 (DOQ)
 
Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!
 
Applicants may apply at:  www.ccrpc.org/rpcjobs  

CCRPC is EEO/AA/ADA employer. 

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    Who We Are

    Champaign County Regional Planning Commission logoThe Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is an intergovernmental membership organization that provides a variety of programming in the areas of regional, environmental and transportation planning; economic, community, and workforce development; social services; early childhood education; and technical assistance in East Central Illinois. As a multi-faceted government agency, the Commission administers over 100 federal and state grants and contracts with an annual operating budget of $25 million and a staff of over 230 professionals housed in 12 locations serving over 30,000 clients annually.

    In 2016, the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission reached a 50-year milestone in promoting, planning, and facilitating improvements to the health, safety, welfare, education, economic conditions, environment, and development within our region. We are proud of our many achievements over the past 50 years and look forward to continuing to develop collaborative strategies to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of our region.

    Formed in 1966, the Regional Planning Commission has spent 50 years cultivating partnerships and alliances that range from the federal government to local boards, councils, and committees. The Commission works collaboratively with stakeholders to address community issues, create and advance comprehensive plans and strategies, and provide quality services to the citizens of our region.

    As the Regional Planning Commission looks to the future, we will continue to seek new opportunities to expand and impact our community beyond the current measures of success. As we explore these opportunities, our work may take shape in new and exciting ways, beyond what has been the norm in terms of our service area and approach to programming. We will approach the future with innovative practices and solutions that will enable us to better serve community needs and support sustainability for future growth. The Regional Planning Commission recently rebranded itself to represent what the next 50 years of services will bring. Our new tagline provides the context for our daily efforts: PEOPLE.POSSIBILITIES

    Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

    Why Work Here?
    High-quality programming and excellent work environment!

    Who We Are Champaign County Regional Planning Commission logoThe Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is an intergovernmental membership organization that provides a variety of programming in the areas of regional, environmental and transportation planning; economic, community, and workforce development; social services; early childhood education; and technical assistance in East Central Illinois. As a multi-faceted government agency, the Commission administers over 100 federal and state grants and contracts with an annual operating budget of $25 million and a staff of over 230 professionals housed in 12 locations serving over 30,000 clients annually. In 2016, the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission reached a 50-year milestone in promoting, planning, and facilitating improvements to the health, safety, welfare, education, economic conditions, environment, and development within our region. We are proud of our many achievements over the past 50 years and look forward to continuing to develop collaborative strategies to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of our region. Formed in 1966, the Regional Planning Commission has spent 50 years cultivating partnerships and alliances that range from the federal government to local boards, councils, and committees. The Commission works collaboratively with stakeholders to address community issues, create and advance comprehensive plans and strategies, and provide quality services to the citizens of our region. As the Regional Planning Commission looks to the future, we will continue to seek new opportunities to expand and impact our community beyond the current measures of success. As we explore these opportunities, our work may take shape in new and exciting ways, beyond what has been the norm in terms of our service area and approach to programming. We will approach the future with innovative practices and solutions that will enable us to better serve community needs and support sustainability for future growth. The Regional Planning Commission recently rebranded itself to represent what the next 50 years of services will bring. Our new tagline provides the context for our daily efforts: PEOPLE.POSSIBILITIES

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