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GIS/Real Property Analyst

Kenosha County

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Location: Kenosha, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 04/19/2024
Deadline to Apply: 05/10/2024
Payrate: $29.01 - $32.97 per hour
More Information: GIS/Real Property Analyst

Position Summary and Job Duties

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

  • Enters ownership changes and sale information via interpretation of recorded legal documents
  • Maps and maintains cadastral, zoning, E911, and other geospatial layer changes in the enterprise GIS system
  • Prepares and maintains assessment rolls for taxation purposes
  • Develops mapping applications and tools
  • Researches and analyzes recorded documents; drafts letters/correspondence to attorneys, title companies, and the public regarding identified issues and potential solutions
  • Responds to requests for geospatial and/or taxation-based datasets
  • Provides new tax parcel numbers, drafts new legal descriptions, and configures lot dimensions/area as needed
  • Scans and indexes all surveys provided from registered land surveyors and assists public in accessing surveys
  • Balances open book changes and board of review changes with assessor’s totals
  • Updates Land Information web pages on Kenosha County website
  • Assigns property addresses to unincorporated areas of Kenosha County
  • Performs other work as required or assigned

Success Factors

  • Knowledge of ESRI based GIS software including desktop, enterprise, and online products; HTML5, JavaScript, and relational databases
  • Knowledge of surveying terms such as degrees, bearings, distance, radius, sense of direction; legal descriptions, assessment roll practices and procedures; Wisconsin Statutes Chapters 70.09 and 59.72
  • Skill in and understanding of drafting/engineering scale and land measurement compass
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Teams
  • Ability to perform data entry accurately; understand basic accounting terms; understand the taxation cycle
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, land surveys, and legal title ownership changes; read, interpret, and write legal descriptions; understand real estate practices and abstracting
  • Ability to organize multiple priorities, meet schedules and deadlines of the work; work independently and with limited oversight to meet deadlines; follow oral and written instructions; acquire and maintain general knowledge of department policy
  • Ability to listen, communicate, collaborate, and convey sometimes complex information to individuals with varying degrees of knowledge/experience
  • Ability to adapt to changing protocols and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment; perform highly detailed work within defined or ambiguous timeframes and amidst distractions
  • Ability to work respectfully in a diverse and inclusive environment, remain professional and courteous at all times, and exercise good judgement in stressful situations; communicate clearly, concisely, and respectfully, both orally and in writing, with peers and customers

Job Requirements, Education, Training and Experience

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in spatial sciences, geographic information systems, or closely related field
  • One to two years of experience in geographic information systems, surveying, real estate
  • Or any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform required tasks

Preferred Experience

  • Three to five years of experience utilizing GIS/mapping in a land records-based environment

Other Job Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license