Thursday, November 29, 2007

Haywood County GIS Coordinator Job

This one is definitely for the more experienced. Great location ...

Position: GIS Coordinator
Salary Range: $43,721 - $65,581
Salary Grade: 73
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

General Description of Duties
Work is performed under the general leadership of the InformationTechnology Director with considerable amount of independent judgmentnecessary. Incumbent is responsible for coordination andimplementationof County wide GIS needs.

Incumbent will work with others to coordinate and oversee forthcomingdata conversion projects. Tasks will include training, data anddatabasemanagement, as well as development and recommendations of mappingsoftware and products. Incumbent will also be responsible for projectcoordination and related communication with County Departments andoutside entities in order to produce effective relational data reportsto coincide with map surfaces with associated charts and graphs asneeded; Participates in compiling and presenting survey and researchfindings in graphic, pictorial, cartographic and technical drawingformat;

Incumbent will serve as system administrator for GIS by resolvinghardware and software problems related to GIS. A working knowledge ofprinciples and practices associated with ESRI Software is required.Incumbent will work with ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop suite of applications,aswell as ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server application; ArcSDE software in aMicrosoft SQL Server environment.

Duties directly related to 911
Maintain and update the geo-database and associated layers for all maplayers utilized by the 9-1-1 CAD and other emergency servicesdepartments;
Implement map conversions and updates of all mapping data to eachPublicSafety Answering Point within the county;
Participate in activities and duties related to emergency managementduring a local state of disaster, as well as during disasterpreparedness training exercises.

Minimum Qualifications for Education and Experience
Bachelor or Associate degree in GIS, Geography, Cartography, CAD orrelated field supplemented by a minimum of three years maintainingcomputerized land records using GIS/CAD or an equivalent combinationofeducation, training and experience that provides the requiredknowledge,skills and abilities. Extensive work experience using Microsoftdesktopoperating systems and applications is required. A combination ofEducation and experience may be considered.

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