Organization: Oconee County Board of Commissioners
Title: GIS Specialist
Location: Watkinsville, GA USA
Purpose: The purpose of this classification is to use GIS and GPS Technologies to assist in the continued development and
maintenance of the County’s GIS Mapping program. This position reports to the GIS Administrator
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.
Other duties may be required and assigned.
-Develops framework of information elements to be collected using GPS and provides care and maintenance of the GPS equipment.
-Collects GPS location and attribute data for all features throughout the county as required for the development of the county’s GIS database.
-Performs quality control for GIS, including converting files, importing and analyzing data, and reviewing processes.
-Interprets and assesses spatial information for accuracy and completeness.
-Creates, designs, and modifies customized maps for County personnel and the public. Collects, organizes and categorizes GIS data
-Provides training, education, and assistance to staff members concerning GIS technology and software use.
-Serves as liaison for the Information Technology Department to other departments and local governments with GIS projects and services
-Provides assistance to community groups and organizations in utilizing county GIS and technology services.
-Maintains countywide cadastral data layer from parcel updates including but not limited to splits and merges.
-Assists the GIS Administrator in the development and maintenance of the county’s GIS database.
-Interfaces and coordinates with the GIS Administrator to ensure continuity with county GIS/GPS practices.
-Provides customer service to the public and conducts research.
-Adheres to established safety procedures and county Safety Policies and Procedures to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.
Bachelor’s degree in Surveying, Engineering, Geography or closely related field with four years of experience
with GPS/GIS systems; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.
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