Job Detail

Organization: Chatham County Department of Engineering
Title: GIS Analyst II
Location: Savannah, GA

Posted: 2019-07-12
Application Deadline: 2019-08-21

Position Description:

Posting Start Date: 07/11/2019
Posting End Date: 08/21/2019
SALARY RANGE: $51,106.00-$84,324.00
Job Summary: Under general direction of the GIS Manager, perform an extensive and varied range of complex geographic data management and analysis duties in support of the departmentís Geographical Information System function, including creating spatial data sets, preparing maps and maintaining databases. Creates, maintains or modifies existing GIS databases. Designs or coordinates the development of integrated GIS spatial or non-spatial databases. Provides technical support to users or clients regarding the maintenance, development, or operation of GIS databases, equipment, or applications. Performs geospatial data building, modeling, or analysis, using advanced spatial analysis, data manipulation, or cartography software. Interprets aerial or ortho photographs. Troubleshoots issues with computer applications or systems. Responds to citizensí questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner. Performs directly related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelorís Degree in GIS Technology, Geography, Computer Science, or related field and two (2) yearsí of experience in GIS or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Must possess knowledge of GIS database design, construction and maintenance. Must possess knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of drafting and design. Must possess knowledge of basic mathematics, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Considerable knowledge of geographic information systems technology, software, theory, and practices, including principles and methods for describing physical features, characteristics, locations, and interrelationships. Ability to make accurate and legible drawings in relation to drafting and design and to efficiently operate the GIS Arc/Info and/or computer-aided drafting techniques. Ability to research and retrieve information from maps, plats, deeds and other public documents. Ability to effectively interpret legal descriptions and locate properties accordingly. Ability to work with external databases including understanding structured query language, understanding projections and coordinate systems, and working with GPS receivers to collect data. Ability to accomplish field work. Valid Driverís License required.

Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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