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GIS Specialist

Waupaca County Treasurer's Department

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Location: Waupaca, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/27/2018
Deadline to Apply: 12/11/2018
Payrate: $23.49 - $26.17/hr
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Job Summary:

As a function of the Waupaca County Treasurer’s Department, Land Information Office the Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  position processes land information data necessary to correctly analyze and map land records, and maintain addressing databases.

This position works under the direct supervision of the GIS/LIO Coordinator.


  • Input data into County’s Geographic Information System/Land Records System (GIS/LRSYS) using various Esri mapping and data management software.
  • Generate maps (hard copy and digital), statistics, and reports using the County’s GIS/LRSYS for other departments as well as the general public.
  • Coordinate countywide rural property addressing system.
  • Provides training to other departments and agencies on how to best utilize the County’s GIS.  Also provides access and training for mapping grade GPS units.
  • Gather, maintain, and provide data necessary to maintain a high quality addressing data for Emergency Management.
  • Review and input preliminary certified survey maps (CSM) into GIS.
  • Use relational database management systems (RDMS) and custom application development to automate and improve processes as needed.
  • Document custom applications and work flows.
  • Assist in troubleshooting technical issues related to GIS.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in GIS or GIS related field.
  • Two or more years working in GIS field.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret a variety of documents including survey and other maps, Right-of-Way Plats, site plans, permits, deeds, County and other ordinances and statutes, planning reports, etc.
  • Knowledge of GPS equipment and data collection techniques.
  • Working knowledge of relational database management systems (RDMS) and management practices.  Knowledge of database theory and associated programming languages.
  • Ability to develop maps, reports, and data using Esri ArcGIS products.
  • Ability to work independently with little direction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other county staff, town officials, surveyors, local agencies, and the general public both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively meet and deal with the public.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate confidentiality.

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