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GIS CARTOGRAPHER - 40000098

Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Tax Administration

DATE POSTED:            

December 6, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Open Until Filled 

SALARY MIN:  

$44,661.00

SALARY MAX:

$80,389.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40000098

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

 

Performs technical work associated with the continuing maintenance of the GIS cadastral map layer, does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

 

  • Processes new legal documents such as survey plats, deeds, road right-of-way dedication and abandonment, annexation ordinances, estates, and other miscellaneous   documents that affect real estate in Durham County.
  • Constructs tax parcels in the County’s GIS parcel mapping system (ESRI ArcMAP, ArcGIS Pro) using coordinate geometry (COGO) mapping processes.
  • Ensures parcel acreage and tabular attribute information is correctly entered into Computer Aided Mass Appraisal (CAMA) database through queries, scripting, and   manual review.
  • Provides customer service by assisting paralegals, lawyers, surveyors, and tax-payers in understanding parcel ownership and geometry.
  • Assists with special projects in support of revaluations and other Tax Administration initiatives Reviews survey plats in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes.
  • Prepares maps for printed and digital presentation. .
  • Prepares reference maps based on research data and revised maps. Performs related work as assigned.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Thorough knowledge of GIS standards, procedures and programs; thorough knowledge of principles and practices associated with ESRI ARC/INFO based GIS; knowledge of surveying, mapping technology and real estate; ability to effectively plan, organize and implement projects and workflow; ability to implement and train on the ARC/VIEW public access system; ability to train staff and public in the interpretation and use of the North Carolina PIN system; ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in geography, geographical information systems (GIS) or a closely related field and one year of experience in GIS/mapping, related work.

 

 

CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina and an acceptable driving record. The incumbent must: 1) attain the North Carolina Property Mappers Association (NCPMA) Mapper designation within one year of eligibility; 2) attain certification as a State Certified Mapper through the Department of Secretary of State, Land Records Division within one year of eligibility; 3) attain the NCPMA Senior Mapper designation within one year of eligibility; and 4) complete the University of North Carolina School of Government’s Property Tax Listing and Assessing course within one year of employment.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh