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GIS System Administrator

Organization: Kandiyohi Power Cooperative
Date Posted: 11/7/2017
City: Spicer
Location: Minnesota
Country: United States
Primary Category: Georgraphic Information Systems
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details


Kandiyohi Power Cooperative is seeking an individual for the full-time position of GIS System Administrator.


Primary responsibilities to include the application of current GIS technology in the mapping of the Kandiyohi Power Cooperative distribution system and GPS/Field inventory map maintenance daily or as needed. 


A two-year technical degree in GIS is required and a minimum of four years mapping experience using ESRI ArcGIS is preferred.  We use the NISC MapWise program for our mapping.  Prior experience with legal descriptions and creating easements also a plus.  Knowledge, skills and abilities would include strong interpersonal skills with a diverse audience, utility construction practices and staking sheets, strong computer skills with a focus on ESRI ArcGIS software and Microsoft office, understanding of the components of an electric distribution system, excellent written and verbal communication skills, etc.


Kandiyohi Power Cooperative is a progressive consumer-owned electric utility located in west-central Minnesota, employs twenty-nine employees, and has over $50,000,000 in total utility plant and annual electric revenues of approximately $18,000,000. Kandiyohi Power Cooperative has ownership in several subsidiary companies that provide additional services to its members as well as a division that provides complete propane services. The Cooperative offers an attractive wage and benefit plan with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Spicer Minnesota is located in the heart of the lakes of Kandiyohi County and only 8 miles North of Willmar which is a progressive regional center that offers excellent educational, medical and recreational opportunities.

How to Apply / Contact


Anyone who is interested must submit an application on the KPC Employment Application form by November 15, 2017.  Resumes are also appreciated.  You can get an application and job description by contacting Kari Means at the email address below.  Please specify if you want the job description sent by surface mail or e-mail.  Applications can be mailed or e-mailed to Kari Means at the address below.  You can also download the Application from our web site at .


Kari Means, HR Specialist

Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

8605 47th Street NE

Spicer, MN 56288

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