GIS Technician – Real Property Lister: Columbia County has an immediate opening for a GIS Technician – Real Property Lister. Under the general supervision of the Director for the Land Information Department, the primary duties performed by this position are: Compile, analyze, and process the land information documents necessary to maintain assessment records for the County. Assist with the development and maintenance of an enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS), especially pertaining to land records and related datasets using GIS software and technology. Produces maps and provides assistance to a diverse set of departments within the County, local officials, property professionals and the general public with inquiries pertaining to land records. Interprets orthophotography, subdivision plats, land records, reviews and performs COGO (Coordinate Geometry) calculations; analyzes survey data, source maps, and other records. Principal point of contact and liaison for the County regarding training and assisting municipal assessors and local government officials with the electronic exchange and verification of assessments, special assessments, and reports for the property assessment process. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, geography or real estate economics with 3-5 years’ experience in assessing, GIS, County or State government OR any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Knowledge of departmental operations, pertinent laws, 70.09 of Wis. Statues, codes, regulations, terminology and Department of Revenue Guidelines are desirable. Knowledge of GIS and survey related concepts and techniques including a thorough understanding of the Public Land Survey System (PLSS). Must have experience in using personal computers and Microsoft Office professional office products. Hire rate: $22.332 per hour. Required Columbia County application can be obtained from website. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Application deadline is December 6, 2019.
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