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"Geographic Information Systems Technician"
Job Description - Part 2 - Typical Daily Activities

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Activities for: "Geographic Information Systems Technician"

1) Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.


2) Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.


3) Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.


4) Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.


5) Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.


6) Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.


7) Thinking Creatively -- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.


8) Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others -- Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.


9) Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.


10) Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.


11) Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information -- Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.


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12) Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.


13) Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.


14) Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.


15) Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.


16) Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.


17) Developing Objectives and Strategies -- Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.


18) Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People -- Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.


19) Scheduling Work and Activities -- Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.


20) Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.


21) Training and Teaching Others -- Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.


22) Coaching and Developing Others -- Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.


Job Description for "Geographic Information Systems Technician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Geographic Information Systems Technician"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  15-1199.05


 

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