GIS Specialist 3 – Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division – Walton County


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.


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 Specialist 2 (LSP061) or position equivalent.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Experience with Geographic Information System applications, tools, and resources, including familiarity with both raster and vector resources, geodatabases, cartographic principles and common software tools
  • Experience with relational, multi-user spatial database design, development and management; including the integration of existing databases (spatial and non-spatial)
  • Experience with collection, analysis and dissemination of geospatial and related data/information
  • Experience with wildlife management or biological sciences databases or geospatial projects


More Information (see Page 8): GA DNR