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State of Alabama Personnel Department

Job detailsSalary$43,788 – $73,210 a yearJob TypeFull-timeFull Job Description

State of Alabama Personnel Department 64 North Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-4100 Phone: (334) 242-3389 Fax: (334) 242-1110
Continuous Announcement

Announcement Date: November 2, 2022

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician, Senior is a permanent, full-time position used by various agencies. Positions are
located throughout the state. This is full-performance technical work in the capture, storage, manipulation, documentation, distribution,
and display of geographically referenced information from a variety of sources. Employees in this class utilize geographic information
systems (GIS) technologies to perform geospatial data collection and processing.

High School diploma or a GED certificate.

Two years of experience performing Geographic Information Systems activities.
Current, permanent status in the Geographic Information Systems Technician (21070) classification or in a comparable job classification.
(Promotional Register only)

If you would like for your education to be considered, you must submit an official college transcript for each accredited* postsecondary
academic institution attended. Original transcripts issued to students will be accepted. Photocopies of transcripts and faxed transcripts
will be accepted. Information obtained from the internet will NOT be accepted. You may request to have your school, or a third-party
transcript service send your transcript directly to the State Personnel Department at This email
address is only for educational correspondence. Any emails sent to this address by an applicant will be discarded. Official transcripts
which have been submitted for any state job after January 2, 2012, will remain on file in our system and will not need to be resubmitted.
You may call to verify.

One year of college coursework (30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours) from an accredited* college or university, to include
completion of two college-level courses in Geographic Information Systems, may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Open-Competitive to all applicants and Promotional to current state employees in a job classification described above.

An evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on the application will comprise 95% of the applicants final score for the
promotional register, with the remaining 5% being based on the average of the applicants service ratings for the last three years. Scores
from the Training and Experience will comprise 100% of the final score for the open-competitive register.

Complete an Application for Examination Form available at, the above address, or any Alabama Career
Center Office.

Apply on-line, by mail, or by fax. Applications will be accepted until further notice. The State Personnel Department is not responsible
for late receipt of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions.

Individuals currently on the register MUST reapply to remain eligible for employment Veteran’s credits are NOT allowed on promotional examinations.
THE STATE OF ALABAMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER *Please refer to the back of this announcement for complete information on State Personnels policy for accepting
post-secondary and advanced degrees.

Except for pretest information provided by State Personnel to all applicants, you should not directly or indirectly obtain information about examinations. If you do, the State Personnel Director may do several things. One, you may not be given an examination. Two, you may be disqualified after an examination. Three, your name may be removed from a register. Or four, your name may not be certified from the register. (Rules of the State Personnel Board, Chapter 670-x-9). According to the Code of Alabama, 36-26-47, a willful violation of exam security is a misdemeanor. Any person who is convicted of this type of misdemeanor will be ineligible for appointment to or employment in a position in State service for a period of five years and, if the person is an officer or employee of the State, will forfeit his or her office or position. If you know of anyone who has violated this policy, you should contact the Examination Manager at the State Personnel Department. Applicants hired by the State of Alabama on or after January 1, 2012 will be subject to the E-Verify process pursuant to Act No. 2011-535.
State of Alabama Personnel Department
Policy on Accepting College Coursework, Post-Secondary and Advanced Degrees 1. Specific college coursework required for a job classification, as well as bachelors, graduate, post graduate, and doctoral degrees will be accepted from schools accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) or any of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States listed below: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) Higher Learning Commission (HLC) New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WASC-SCUC) College coursework is defined as credit hours leading to a bachelors degree or higher. 2. Coursework or degrees from schools that have not been accredited by one of the above accreditation associations may be accepted if a regionally accredited school* considers the coursework or degree to be an acceptable prerequisite for admission to an advanced degree program. For example, if a regionally accredited school accepts an applicants bachelors degree for admittance into a graduate degree program, State Personnel will accept the degree. In the case of required college coursework (but no degree requirement), State Personnel will accept the college coursework if a regionally accredited school accepts the coursework towards a post-secondary degree (e.g., a bachelors degree). This must be documented by a letter of acceptance from the regionally accredited school. State Personnel will review such requests on a case-by-case basis. Note: This policy is subject to change. Certain state agencies may have additional requirements.

The term regionally accredited school refers to an institution of higher education accredited by one of the six
regional accreditation associations listed above.

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