A GIS specialist is an all-rounder in all areas of Geoinformatics. They are specialize all the geographic fields, in geospatial analysis, cartography, data management, and develops.
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Specialist Job Description
Knowledge and Experience
- Operations, services, and activities of a GIS program.
- Principles and practices of land-based mapping application theory.
- Methods and techniques of implementing and deploying GIS applications and solutions using a variety of technologies.
- Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
- Principles and procedures of record keeping.
- Principles of business letter writing, business arithmetic, and basic report
- GIS hardware, software, server-based applications, and web-based applications.
- A range of software tools for GIS map creation and maintenance, data analysis, and Internet-enabled GIS, City standard software, database and operating systems.
- Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware and software.
- Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
- Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
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GIS specialist salaries vary by experience, industry, organization, and location. The average U.S. salary for a specialist is: $56,000– $68,000 per annum.
- Make equipment recommendations; troubleshoot hardware, software and peripheral
- Interpret base maps; monitor and maintain parcel/land use maps and databases; assign,
verify and coordinate boundaries.
- Develops reporting data from existing GIS/CMMS databases.
- Performs manipulation of developed GIS data into Public Works Computerized
Maintenance and Management Systems (CMMS).
- Interpret engineering plans, future developments, annexations, Capital Improvements
projects, and model interpretations for GIS layer and database development.