GIS Specialist

County of Surry
May 5, 2021
114 W. Atkins Street, Dobson, NC
Billing Address
Surry County Human Resources PO Box 1467 Dobson, NC 27017
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Open until filled


The County of Surry is accepting applications for the position of GIS SPECIALIST. This position provides technical support in administering Surry County’s GIS applications and software. Develops and maintains geographic data through various methods. Applies the cartographic techniques, principles, and standards employed by the GIS division to all GIS projects. Provides technical support for GIS related projects and distributes data as requested in the form of images, plots, and tabular output of digital data. Other related work will be performed as required. Work is performed in accordance with laws and established policies and is under the supervision of the Land Records Coordinator.


SALARY RANGE: GRADE 67    $35,652 - $59,376


JOB REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in geography, computer science, or a related GIS field or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Considerable knowledge in using ESRI software (ArcGIS, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro). Thorough knowledge of GIS concepts. Good knowledge of programming languages Python, Visual   Basic, and SQL. General knowledge of procedures, laws, maps, and records used in real estate mapping. Experience with Microsoft office products.

Satisfactory completion of IOG Fundamentals of Listing and Assessing and NCPMA Certification will be required.


Applications will be taken at NC Works Career Center, 541 W. Pine Street, Mount Airy, NC (336-786- 4169), by going online to the Surry County Human Resources job posting page, printing the application and e-mailing back to the indicated email, [email protected] or by contacting Surry County Human Resources at 336-401-8221. A complete list of duties and analysis of physical demands will be available upon request.