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Position Title: Transportation Technician
Reports to: Director of Transportation
The Transportation Technician will provide GIS/GPS Technology Support, Roads Inventory Support and Transportation Facility Project Support to the Seminole Nation Department of Transportation to ensure the successful execution of all Transportation and Public Transportation Projects.
1. Organizes, schedules, and coordinates all aspects of GIS/GPS assigned projects from beginning to end, including Roads Inventory Development and Mapping Projects.
2. Communicates and coordinates GIS/GPS work progress across all facets of the assigned projects including presentation to general public, stakeholders, supervisors, Committee and Council
3. Under supervision, creates, manages and maintains Roads Inventory submissions to BIA for inclusion into the NTTFI
4. Completes assigned and various reports and participates in meetings
5. Clearly represents and articulates the project’s needs to various constituents, general public, stakeholders, supervisors, Committee and Council and follows up with assignments
6. Participates in Consultants process, including all Geospatial support functions before, during and after Construction Projects
7. Supports Staff in Coordination of all planning activities as GIS/GPS Contact.
8. Performs other duties as assigned
1. Under the direction of the Director of Transportation, coordinates and completes assigned tasks
2. Implements and maintains GIS/GPS database and maps concerning all Transportation Facilities
3. Plans, arranges and coordinates pertinent meetings and GIS/GPS presentations
4. Provides GIS/GPS Technical Assistance to the Program and Staff
1. Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years’ experience in Geography, Cartography or Computer Science/Information Systems or a closely related field
2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; must have demonstrated successful team/collaboration experience
3. Experience with practical applications of GIS/GPS equipment and mapping software
4. Proficiency in Excel, Word, Access and other database software
5. Must be able to define needs, communicate objectives, negotiate commitments, and otherwise influence the cooperative efforts of others to achieve defined objectives
6. Can work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple tasks, and be adaptable to change
7. Valid Oklahoma driver’s license with ability to meet Seminole Nation liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.
8. Must be able to pass background check.
9. Must be able to comply with the Seminole Nation Drug Free Workplace policies.
1. Prior transportation project development experience is a plus
2. Prior experience with Tribal Government is a plus
3. Demonstrated success in community outreach and ongoing support of community participants is a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1. Has strong organizational and planning skills
2. Seeks assignments, utilizes software to track project deliverables
3. Takes initiative to seek out information if not provided
1. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written capabilities.
2. Demonstrates proficiency with social media.
3. Is comfortable with public speaking and facilitating group meetings.
1. Exhibits high level of motivation, initiative and energy
2. Pays attention to detail and is highly organized
3. Demonstrates discipline and creative problem solving on assignments
4. Works effectively and collaborates with team members and shows good judgment on when to seek guidance
5. Can readily take input and be agile
6. Demonstrates willingness, flexibility, and ability to adapt to change
7. Shows diplomacy and discretion around sensitive information
• Work is performed on a typical interior/office environment and in an outdoor environment.
• Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while performing outdoor duties.
• Travel within the Seminole Nation area is required and some travel outside the area is necessary for other affiliations.
• Noise level is usually moderate.