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GIS Director

Eastman, GA, USA

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for planning and organizing the overall administration of the Commission’s geographic information system (GIS) programs and functions and is responsible for the management and operation of the Commission’s GIS projects for the region.

o Develop and maintain GIS data and applications for
governments in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Region.
o Create, update and maintain GIS databases for assigned
member local governments; creates proposals for future GIS
projects; writes contracts for new projects.
o Create, manage, and maintain website and associated pages
to support and share information in relation to the
projects, programs, and services of the organizations.
o Participate in continuing education programs and provide
technical assistance upon request.
• Assists and collaborates with other commission departments
as needed.
• Creates maps for various local government projects.
• Perform all contracted GIS, mapping, and metadata
documentation for the Regional Commission’s work program.
• Perform duties of Regional LUCA Coordinator and otherwise
coordinate with the Georgia Department of Community
Affairs and Census Bureau to assure quality, accurate base
maps of the Region and its member governments.
• Research additional ways the GIS system can benefit local
governments and seek contracts to provide those services;
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

• Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of
geographic information system database management.
• Experience in the knowledge of GIS hardware and software
• Supervisory experience
• Knowledge of ESRI’s product platform (Desktop, Pro, ArcGIS
Server, ArcGIS Online “AGOL”, Portal, etc.) and other GIS
• Knowledge of GIS hardware and software applications.
• Knowledge of the commission’s mission, policies, and
• Knowledge of generally acceptable formats for various
• Skill in operating a computer and standard office
• Skill in preparing and presenting various reports.
• Skill in public and interpersonal relations.
• Skill in verbal and written communication.


• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with
completion of specialized training in the field of work,
in addition to basic skills typically associated with the
completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study
related to the occupational field
• 3-5+ years of experience in the knowledge of GIS hardware
and software applications
• 2+ years of supervisory experience
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse
objectives and functions of the subunits in the
division/department to direct and coordinate work within
the division/department, usually interpreted to require
three to five years of related experience.
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid
driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the
type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Benefits: Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance. Paid time
off, Holiday Pay, Retirement Plan.

Pay: $55,000-65,000

Interested individuals can submit a cover letter and resume to Brett Manning, HOGARC Executive Director, via e-mail at: A review of candidates will begin on May 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

The Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission is an equal opportunity employer

Apply online here or via email to

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission
5405 Oak Street
Eastman, GA, 31023 USA


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