REPORTS TO: Project Manager

STATUS: Non-Exempt

HIRING RANGE: $66,708-$80,000


This position is responsible for performing geographic information system GIS functions, programming and to provide support in developing technical reports and presentations; and to serve as technical support resource for various software applications and to other District departments, outside agencies, and the public.


1. Composes, inputs, manipulates, reviews and maintains electronic Spatial Data in various. Creates and analyzes district facilities, asset geometry, easements, rights-of-ways, and land classifications as part of the Federal RRA Irrigation water program.

2. Manipulates data layers from different sources, including CAD, into correct coordinate systems.

3. Studies, analyzes, and interprets various engineering plans and documents, compares to previous plans and reviews for changes, for GIS data creation.

4. Prepares maps, charts, and graphics for District, consultant, and public use. Works with outside consultants as directed to produce datasets and maps using GIS related software.

5. Assists in conducting or overseeing field inspections, project coordination, and data analyses at District projects and facilities.

6. Uses specialized GIS skills such as GIS tool customization, scripting, advanced cartography, spatial modeling, web map creation, geodatabase design, creation, and maintenance, etc.

7. Exercises demonstrated experience in configuring ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, Web App Builder, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Portal and other GIS-related programs.

Bachelor’s degree in GIS or geography with experience in CAD systems, plus six years experience related to job tasks or equivalent combination of education and experience.


For a complete job description please go HERE and to apply HERE

Planner I – Mountainland Association of Governments

Position: Planner I

Department: Regional Planning

Status: Full Time, 40 hours per week

Salary: Grade 17;  $48,314 starting rate, DOE, plus benefits

Application: Candidates must submit via email or fax a standard MAG application and optional resume by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018.  Application materials should be submitted to, or fax to 801-229-3671.  Application is available at

Minimum Qualifications:              

1. Minimum BS or BA degree in Geography, Urban Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Civil Engineering, or other related discipline AND

2. Two years related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

1. Familiarity with land use/transportation planning concepts.

2. Familiarity with general plan concepts.

3. Knowledge of geographic data analysis techniques.

4. Knowledge of census and other demographic data products.

5. Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, emphasis on Excel.

6. Working knowledge of ESRI GIS software.

7. Ability to develop effective working relationships with internal staff as well as representatives of local, state,  and federal offices, elected officials and the public at large.

8. Programming tools desired but not required (e.g. VBA/VB, Python, etc.)

Primary Responsibilities:  Work with municipal staff, planning commissions and city councils with general plan assistance and updates. Collects, creates, organizes and analyzes data inputs needed by the regional land-use model. Provides data quality control, ensuring consistency, accuracy and completeness of very large datasets. Working and coordinating with other regional and state agency staff. Other planning and data responsibilities as assigned.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical/Environmental Factors:  This position requires sitting at a desk or in meetings for extended periods of time, standing and walking, ability to project voice for public speaking, attendance at night meetings, irregular working hours, exposure to potentially high-stress environments and situations, and regular travel with the region and Wasatch Front area.


GIS Intern – West Jordan City

Date Opened: August 15, 2018    Date Closed: Open until filled

Hourly rate: $10.50

Status: Part Time, Non-exempt

City job posting

Knowledge of: Experience with ESRI ArcGIS 10.x (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox, ArcGIS Online). The GIS department has a need for a motivated individual to help with developing and implementing the latest in GIS technologies.
Skill to: Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, large format copiers and plotters, calculators, field equipment such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and operate a motor vehicle safely. Have basic skills using spreadsheet and word processor soft ware.
Ability to: Develop GIS data, including principles of data collection, including GPS, digital cartography, GIS , relational databases. Use aerial photography in GIS applications and create interactive web based maps.
Enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s program in engineering or geography or related technical field. Experience in survey services, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), drafting desired. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Utah driver’s license.
This position requires the individual be engaged in undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited college or university with an emphasis in Geography or GIS. An individual may also be a recent graduate of a formal GIS program to gain practical experience while seeking gainful GIS employment. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access is necessary. GIS experience and familiarity with ArcGIS is mandatory.
Intern will work between 20–29 hours per week, within the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, with the flexibility to work around schedule.
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