Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division — Job Announcement, GIS Specialist 3

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Wildlife Resources Division

Job Title: GIS Specialist 3
Position#: 00213630
Job Location: Walton County

Job Responsibilities: Under limited supervision, working both independently and as part of a team,
this position will support the coordination, development and management of land and species
management geospatial databases. The incumbent will coordinate statewide data collection, bridge
data and information gaps, develop informative GIS products, and evaluate and support
administrative requirements for annual reporting. This position will also coordinate the collection
and management of geospatial data to include annual population surveys, wildlife management area
(WMA) habitat projects, WMA operation and maintenance activities, shooting ranges, timber
management activities, hunting maps, and all spatial data needed for federal grant proposals and
performance reports.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in geography, cartography, geology, forestry or a closely related field from an
accredited college or university
One year of experience in the area of assignment
One year of experience required at the lower level GIS Spec 2 (LSP061) or position equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference may be given to applicants with:
1) Experience with Geographic Information System applications, tools, and resources,
including familiarity with both raster and vector resources, geodatabases, cartographic
principles and common software tools.
2) Experience with relational, multi-user spatial database design, development and
management; including the integration of existing databases (spatial and non-spatial).
3) Experience with collection, analysis and dissemination of geospatial and related
4) Experience with wildlife management or biological sciences databases or geospatial

Salary: $42,622.26/year plus benefits

If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR application
( for employment to the e-mail address below or mail a completed DNR
application for employment to following address:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Wildlife Resources Division
Office of Human Resources
Connie Hopkins
2067 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE
Social Circle, GA 30025

The Deadline to submit applications is February 20, 2020.

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