Wisconsin Geospatial Jobs

Land Information Officer

Vernon County

Location: Viroqua, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 06/16/2022
Deadline to Apply: 07/01/2022
More Information: Land Information Officer

Position Summary

This position is responsible for planning and directing GIS projects and related land information modernization projects for the benefit of County departments; Federal, State and local units of government; public and private sector entities; and the citizens of Vernon County. This position serves as the County’s Land Information Officer and is responsible for coordinating land record modernization activities according to the County’s Land Record Modernization Plan as required by the Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP). Position exercises considerable independent judgment and works with little to no direct supervision.

Education, Training  and Qualification Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Area of Study – geography, cartography, planning, geographic information systems, computer science, natural resources, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional GIS experience required; 3-5 years or more of professional GIS experience preferred.
  • In evaluating candidates for this position, the County may consider a combination of education, experience and training that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the
  • Proficient with ESRI’s core suite of GIS applications (Enterprise Server, ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro, Web AppBuilder, Portal), ArcGIS Online, Dashboards, and Survey123.
  • High level of competency in a broad spectrum of computer skills; must possess a working understanding of network and system administration concepts; must be proficient with applications in the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook);
  • Experienced in field data collection using survey and mapping grade GPS equipment.
  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience; 2 or more years is preferred.
  • Ability to independently accomplish detail-oriented work duties, ability to learn new technologies, and effectively work in a team setting.
  • Ability to analyze and categorize data and information in order to determine the relationship of data with reference to established criteria/standards.
  • Ability to work in a pleasant and understanding manner with the general public, county officials, co-workers, vendors, etc.
  • Considerable knowledge of the departmental/governmental programs, operations, and policies with respect to general functions performed.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, willingness to share knowledge and train colleagues, and strong organizational skills.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with adequate auto insurance to meet minimum County requirements, or access to reliable transportation for city and rural