GIS Specialist

Operations · Montgomery, Indiana
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

GIS Specialist


Mission & Vision:


RTC Communications provides quality and reliable communications, entertainment, and technology products and services to Daviess, Martin, and Lawrence counties. RTC seeks to deliver the future today to our customers and community. Our number one priority has been to combine state-of-the-art technology and old-fashioned service to provide you and your business with the highest quality communications available.


Company Background:


RTC Communications, headquartered in Montgomery, IN, is a Certified Gigabit and Smart Rural Community Provider paving the communication way in Southern Indiana. Since 1949, RTC's focus has been on serving the internet, entertainment, voice, and business service needs of the customer in Daviess, Martin, and Lawrence counties. The company leverages 70+ years of knowledge, intelligence, and expertise to deploy fiber optic and advanced services. RTC customers have access to IntelecynTM Speed, world-class broadband internet riding on the latest optical Fiber to the home (FTTH) network, which can reach up to 1-gigabit speeds. Additionally, RTC provides Intelecyn Entertainment, Intelecyn Home, and Intelecyn Business solutions.


RTC is committed to changing lives one connection at a time by connecting Southern Indiana communities and their members to what means most to them!"


For almost 70 years, RTC and our team have served our customers' communications and entertainment needs in Daviess, Martin, and Lawrence counties. Soon, every business and household will be able to take advantage of the latest, state-of-the-art fiber-optic broadband network— comparable with any big city—in fact, better than most.


Someplace along the way, it is assumed that the typical employee will have 10, 20, or even more jobs during their lifetime. At RTC Communications, we defy conventional wisdom and have team members with over 30 years of service. Why? Because they are fulfilled, not just economically but also emotionally. Each person can truly see how what they do contributes to the company's success and the happiness of our customers. When you can draw the line between what you do and the customer, it is bound to be a positive equation that can create a great moment for you and the company. At RTC, innovation, ingenuity, and integrity intersect with tradition . . . where you can enjoy the security of a traditional retirement program along with the peace of mind from a healthcare plan that is second to none in our area.


RTC Communications provides advanced communications services to the SW Indiana communities. RTC offers a variety of services to residential customers over its advanced fiber optic and layer 3 Cisco and Calix redundant networks, including CPE, high-speed internet, DIA, Ethernet, UCaaS or hosted voice, managed Wi-Fi, and ITaaS or IT support solutions. RTC offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.



Job Brief:


In the process of carrying out his/her duties, a GIS specialist is expected to execute several important tasks daily, such as using various criteria to examine and analyze information, designing databases, connecting GIS with other technologies, and cooperating with clients such as transportation companies, municipalities, or wildlife preservation organizations.

A GIS specialist is also responsible for using the GIS platform as an analysis tool in various areas, including health, city, government, urban planning, transportation, business marketing, supporting grant efforts, geology, and archaeology.

A GIS specialist is also responsible for performing other daily tasks of inserting various types of data into GIS databases, such as texts or spreadsheet files that contain longitude and latitude coordinates, aerial or satellite imagery, tabular data, and digitizing paper maps or map images manually.

Role Responsibilities:


Supporting in the development and management of GIS applications that are based on growing and improving business demands

Overseeing the planning and coordination of GIS activities to meet the outlined goals

Developing and managing control quality standards for system application

Performing data capture and analysis for GIS product

Overseeing data flow, management, and distribution activities that are aimed at supporting GIS

Supporting and participating in the designing and development of the geospatial database

Maintaining up-to-date and accurate geospatial documentation for reference purposes.

Staying up to date or abreast with the latest developments in the GIS field

Giving support in the development of a work plan for complex projects

Efficiently managing geospatial database and developing effective maps and aerial photography.

Provide enterprise-wide GIS support in a variety of use cases with a primary emphasis on fiber optic plant management and field data collection.

Ability to utilize GIS to create portal-based applications using ESRI technologies and methods.




High analytical thinking to effectively analyze information and databases

Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and work with departmental staff and leadership

Profound GIS knowledge, as a GIS specialist is expected to work with various GIS tools.

Ability to pay particular attention to details to work with databases and analyze information

Several years of proven work experience either professionally or through an internship

A Bachelor's degree in a discipline such as Computer Science, Geography, or Engineering

Recent experience using ESRI GIS application and Enterprise Server is required.

Strong Data modeling and SQL report programming are required.

Experience with plant management systems such as Mapwise and OSP Insight is a plus.

This position is not a remote position.


 The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the employer's discretion.

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