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Permits/License GIS Data Coordinator


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The purpose of this classification is to perform Geospatial tasks in support of permit/license system including data input, tax parcel addressing, data tracking and analysis. Implement Geographic Information System (GIS) based solutions to meet departmental and County needs. Assist with enterprise database development, design, management, and applications development and support tax parcel mapping functions.


The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Support permit/license system data input, tax parcel addressing, operational reports, financial reports, data tracking and analysis.

Identify efficiency improvements in processing new/existing business license, alcohol license, all building related permits, review of residential site plan, issuance of certificate of occupancy, intake of alcohol and hotel/motel sales/excise receipts.

Support permit/license system online processing, e-TRAKiT and mobile inspection system i-TRAKiT.

Coordinate Tax Map updates, Zoning/Land-Use updates, and all other GIS map changes.

Perform data manipulation and integration in an ArcSDE/SQL database environment.

Develop web-based interactive maps and applications for County-wide implementation.

Work closely with customers to provide technical guidance in the effective use of GIS systems.

Assist in a variety of GIS applications and projects including selecting and acquiring the appropriate geospatial data and technology for spatial analyst.

Perform GIS analysis, modeling, and mapping functions as needed.

Work with project managers and peer to complete projects and deliverables and meet deadlines.

Create Geo-processing task and develop python scripts.

Participate in the complete development Life-cycle process, which requires analysis, design, coding, and testing.

Experience in analysis, design, development, and implementation of application software with .NET Technologies (C#, ASP.Net, Ajax, Java Script) is desired.

Act as liaison with the department and other agencies to define needs and coordinate system integration.

Manages and create ArcGIS services.

Review existing and incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, and documentation.

Provides technical expertise and support to staff in resolving specialized system problems and recommends solutions as needed.


Requires PC experience in a Windows environment utilizing Microsoft Office application software such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Requires good organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment and on multiple concurrent projects.

Ability to think outside of the box and propose new processes, applications, or services.

Ability to interpret and implement data from as-build, plat, survey, or site sketches into standard symbology utilizing ArcGIS.

Must have excellent communication skills. Ability to model, manage, analyze, process, project, convert, and display geospatial data (both raster and vector) in various formats.

Must be knowledgeable in publicly available geographic data resources. Must have extensive knowledge of cartographic principles dealing with projections, scales, geo-referencing, map layouts, and composition.


Performs miscellaneous tasks as needed, which may include assisting customers at counter in business license and permit division data intake and processing.

Performs other related duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geography Information Systems (GIS), Planning, or related field; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in mapping, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license. Experience with ESRI’s software suite (ArcGIS, ArcServer) preferred.


Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in moderate work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderately heavy weight (20-50 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as noise extremes, machinery, electric currents, or traffic hazards.

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