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July 13, 2012 - LRGVDC Notice of Vacancy


The Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in conjunction with the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC) is advertising for the following position:

GIS Specialist

Base Salary Range - $30,000-$55,000
(Monthly - $2,500 - $4,583)

DUTIES: The GIS Specialist is responsible for maintaining the Arcinfo/ArcView Geographic Information System, TRANS/CAD. This position also works with transporation planning process in the MPO study area. Duties include analyzing data, converting GIS data, editing base programs like EXCEL, DBASE, INFO, and creating visualization presentations. This position may also be responsible for geographically displaying traffic counts, and collecting traffic count data.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Political Science, urban planning or a related field: or three (3) years related experience, including GIS applications. Demostrable Arcinfo/ArcView and TRANS/CAD skills are required.

A job application and/or detailed job description can be obtained via the website: www.lrgvdc.org. or can be picked up at the LRGVDC offices.

A completed LRGVDC current employee job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council
Attn: Anna M. Hernandez, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer.

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