GIS Planner - Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Sweetwater County Government located in beautiful Flaming Gorge County in Green River, Wyoming is seeking a GIS Planner to work within our land use office to manage the County’s growing GIS system and resources, in support of the land use, engineering, assessors and other County Offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate and current GIS Maps and Databases.

  • Providing mapping and data analysis using ESRI products.

  • Provide Mapping and GIS support to County Departments/Agencies.

  • Present Planning and Zoning Reports to the Planning and Zoning Commission and Public.

  • Research data sources digitize data and collect geospatial and attribute data.

  • Review subdivision and development applications.

  • Develop standards and implement procedures for GIS creation and maintenance.

  • Develop project related exhibits, maps and visuals.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of cartography and GIS and their practical uses.

  • Knowledge and skill in managing geodatabases.

  • Provide technical GIS and cartography support to various County departments and staff.

  • Provide quality control review of maps, data and exhibits delivered to the office.

  • Work well with other staff and the public to utilize GIS tools and opportunities.

  • Knowledge of fundamental land surveying techniques.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Planning, Geography or related field.

  • 3-5 years of experience in GIS, with emphasis on community development, planning and project management.

  • Demonstrated experience applying GIS to planning, environmental, transportation or land development projects.

  • Strong GIS working knowledge of ESRI products.

  • Competency using the Microsoft Suite of Office products.

To Apply:

Submit a completed Sweetwater County employment application forma and resume to the Sweetwater County HR Department, 80 W. Flaming Gorge Way, Suite 17, Green River WY 82935 or contact us at 307-922-5429, via e-mail at swchr@sweet.wy.us or by visiting the County HR website at; https://www.sweet.wy.us/departments/human_resources/.

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