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Date: Oct 26, 2019

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Requisition No: 82742 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: OPS ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN I - 37920007

Position Number: 37920007 

Salary:  $18.00 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 12/02/2019 

Job Vacancy

OPS Engineering Technician I


                     State-Owned Lands Inventory

                     3800 Commonwealth Boulevard

                     Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000





We are looking for a full time (40 hours per week) OPS GIS mapping technician. The job involves mapping land parcels to be included in the FDEP Division of State Lands GIS using ESRI ArcGIS software. Land Survey, or Land Title education or experience are desired, but we will train the right individual.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Operates a PC based GIS workstation. Researches land records to determine record ownership. Interprets original survey notes for plotting parcel boundaries. Uses coordinate geometry to calculate the area of land parcels. Plots and checks center lines and right-of-way lines; computes horizontal curves; plots township and section lines as described in the public land survey system and plots parcels by aliquot part. Reviews title evidence interprets legal descriptions of real property and plots parcel boundary lines on computer-generated maps. Prepares and maintains maps and charts indicting the locations of State land parcels. Assists in the maintenance of multiple GIS databases. Maintains accurate production and tracking files. Researches and maps subdivision boundaries that are required to locate State land parcels. Utilizes desktop GIS to plot, view and analyze cadastral data. Uses spreadsheet and database applications to generate reports. Designs and plots ESRI ArcGIS generated maps, reports and other graphics for display.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required:  Education or experience in the use of ESRI ArcGIS software and one or more of the following: land surveying, topographic mapping, or land records research. Skill in: the use of personal computers, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat. Ability to: understand and communicate technical information verbally and in writing; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Preferred:  Knowledge of: the concepts, terminology, principles and analytical techniques of Land Survey Drafting and Land Records Research; Geographic information Systems. Skill in: the use of scanners, printers, plotters and other various office related equipment. Ability to: analyze and interpret land survey data; apply Geographic Information System analysis techniques. Experience: researching land records including property appraiser tax parcel data; reading, interpreting and plotting land descriptions from deeds; using ESRI ArcGIS or AutoCAD for creating and editing polygons; creating maps or other visual aids to display land boundary parcels.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee