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GIS Analyst I (Public Works)
12453 Hwy 92, Woodstock, GA 30188

Job Type

Full Time

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Job Description

The City of Woodstock, Georgia is seeking a GIS Analyst I (Public Works). This full-time position performs technical assistance work associated with the development and maintenance of the City’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related technology. This position is specifically responsible for the development, maintenance, and distribution of the City’s Public Works Water and Sewer utility data.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operates as the point person for all Water & Sewer Utility GIS data – including, geodatabases, online services, web applications, maps, and data requests.
  • Produces, maintains, and updates City geospatial data; customizes data to reflect specific information of requesting parties; assures accuracy of data; and maintains metadata.
  • Provides operational support to City departments through the production of maps, reports, spatial analysis, and other geographical-related information.
  • Digitizes, scans, or otherwise converts maps, plats, plans, surveys, and similar paper documents into electronic and/or GIS format.
  • Performs tasks associated with routine operation and application of the GIS such as: assisting with design and development of databases; creating and editing data; researching problems to find solutions; and documenting procedures.
  • Provides assistance to end users of GIS applications and technology; troubleshoots issues; and provides basic training as needed.
  • Operates global positioning system (GPS) equipment to collect data on City resources and infrastructure.
  • Manages, produces, and/or distributes according to need and purpose a variety of media including various forms, reports, correspondence, technical reports, graphs, presentations, database records, technical manuals, maps, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, and/or other documentation.
  • Utilizes word processing, database, mapping, geographical information system (GIS), or other computer programs to enter, retrieve, review, or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; performs routine set-up, installation, and troubleshooting for computers and software; and provides assistance to other computer users in the department.
  • Maintains a comprehensive awareness of new technologies, methods, trends and advances in the profession; participates in training and develops new, relevant skills; reads professional literature; maintains knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; maintains professional affiliations; and attends workshops, conferences, and professional meetings as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in geographic information science, geography, computer science, or a related field; one (1) year of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licenses or Certifications:

Requires a valid State of Georgia driver’s license.

Special Requirements:


Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of cartographic design principles, datums, projections, coordinate systems, and other relevant geographic principles.
  • Skill in using Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) ArcGIS software, including Arc Desktop and ArcCatalog.
  • Skill in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) at levels appropriate for position.
  • Skill in researching problems to find solutions.
  • Ability to work and learn independently.
  • Ability to create high-quality functional products, such as maps, web applications, training, documentation, presentations, and other GIS-related deliverables.
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of individuals including supervisor, employees, other departments, customers, surveyors, realtors, attorneys, post offices, state/federal agencies, the public, and outside agencies as needed.
  • Ability to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, and/or resolve problems.

Physical Demands:

The work is sedentary work and requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:   manual dexterity, hearing, mental acuity, speaking, talking, and visual acuity.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is frequently quiet to moderate; the position may require occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, and airborne particles.

More information can be found at the City of Woodstock’s web site:

The City of Woodstock provides a competitive benefits and compensation package to eligible employees including paid time off, health, dental, vision, and employer-paid long-term disability as well as life insurance; an employer-paid pension plan and 457 tax deferred savings plan w/employer match; and discounted gym membership.

Starting Base Pay Rate: $47,207.56 annually and based on experience and qualifications.

All interested applicants must submit a completed online application.