GIS Administrator: Vance Co. NC

Posted: December 13, 2010 in Uncategorized

Vance County Planning & Development

GIS Administrator

Currently seeking individual to perform responsible technical & paraprofessional work in support of the planning & GIS functions of the County’s Planning & Development Department. Duties include, but are not limited to, maintain & update GIS tax parcels; Create & maintain GIS database layers; produce maps for assistance in planning presentations; review requests for special maps & data layers; estimates time of completion & produces more technical maps & analyses to support Planning Board review of development; produces maps for use by departments, outside agencies & the public; produces customized maps as requested to meet needs; creates layers of information within the GIS system; maintain & archive GIS data; rectifies discrepancies & provides quality control of data in the GIS system; conducts GIS operating system maintenance; assist in the evaluation of hardware & software for the department & recommends additional upgrades & collects budgetary information on technology upgrades; conducts research on topics & issues as assigned utilizing a variety of research methods; assembles, analyzes & summarizes data in reports; interprets, applies & explains ordinances to the public; works with property owners & developers to comply with the local rules & regulations. Must be proficient in Typing, Microsoft Office, ArcGIS 9.3 or greater, ArcPad.

Education/Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree in information technology, urban planning, civil engineering, cartography, geography or related filed with emphasis in GIS; with two years progressively responsible GIS systems experience with a computerized GIS sytem (preferably with ArcGIS). Experience desirable in basic GIS & Windows operations internet mapping technology & GPS data collection. May substitute any equivalent combination of education & experience.

Salary: $36,972 – $38,820 DOQ
Close Date: December 23, 2010

Jordan D. McMillen
Planning Services Manager
Vance County Planning and Development
156 Church Street, Suite 3
Henderson, NC 27536
Phone: (252) 738-2091 fax: (252) 738-2089


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