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Organization: Vance County
Title: GIS Administrator
Location: Henderson, NC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2016-12-15

Position Description:

Department: Information Technology
Position Title: GIS Administrator (NEW)
Salary Range: $39,060- $41,004 (DOQ)
Application Close Date: Open until filled

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in geography, geographical information systems (GIS), information technology, engineering, or a closely related field with one year experience in GIS/mapping (preferably with ArcGIS 9.3 or greater), land surveying or related work; progressively responsible GIS systems experience with a computerized GIS system experience desirable in basic GIS and Windows operations, internet mapping technology, and GPS data collection.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of GIS operational utilities, databases, and mapping systems, ERSI ARC products used for GIS systems and digitizing, editing, plotting, and mapping processes. Skill in preparing documents and maps electronically with accuracy, in creating databases and maintaining and updating data layers. Ability to determine alternative means to display a variety of information and to utilize data bases and GIS technology to effectively present information for use by others. Ability to diagnose and resolve problems with data, data layers, data usage etc. within the GIS system and ability to assist others with resolving problems with the use of the system. Ability to train others in the use of the GIS system. Ability to read and utilize deeds, plats, aerial imagery, DOT plans and related legal documents for purpose of developing, updating, and maintaining parcel data for taxation. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees

Job Description/Duties:
Creates and maintains GIS tax parcels and updates tax software to reflect changes in mapped parcels (Land Records Mapping) ; Assists with creation of an address point file, maintains address points, and assists planning department and E-911 in assigning addresses. Creates, maintains and updates the county’s GIS data layers including street centerlines, emergency services boundaries, zoning, utilities, and others. Produces maps for assistance in planning presentations and for use by county departments, outside agencies and the public as necessary. Conducts GIS operating system maintenance, makes changes to system and performs upgrades and data backups. Assists in the evaluation of hardware and software for the county’s GIS function and recommends additional hardware, software and digital map layers as needed; collects budgetary information on necessary technology upgrades. Utilize GPS technology in collecting, creating and maintaining county mapping layers.

Special Requirements:
Proficiency desired in Typing, Word, Excel, Access and Arc GIS 9.3 or greater

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Please submit a Vance County application and resume to:
Vance County Human Resources
122 Young Street, Ste. B
Henderson, NC 27536


Fax: (252) 738-2039 (FAXED APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTABLE)