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Assistant GIS Director


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                                                              Assistant GIS Director

The City of Americus is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Assistant GIS Director. The beginning salary is $58,678 annually.

RESPONSIBILITIES of this position include: 

  • Designing and executing the Enterprise GIS program,
  • Designs and oversees implementation of spatial infrastructure.
  • Develops city standards for data maintenance, data quality, and cartography; researches and composes data governance policy, departmental service level agreements, data grading rubric, and technical specifications.
  • Directs the acquisition, development, and maintenance of spatial data.
  • Designs and develops interactive maps, web applications, data schemas, and data portals.
  • Oversees and administers GIS office budget.
  • Conducts training, outreach, technical support, and vendor engagement.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS for this position include a Bachelor's Degree in engineering or the hard sciences such as Civil Engineering or GIS; or a Master's Degree in Business, Public Administration or closely related field; Requires six years’ progressively responsible experience as a GIS analyst, GIS technician or closely related experience; Required qualifications may be any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.


How to Apply: THIS POSITION IS CONSIDERED OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. An application may be obtained by visiting the City's website at An application and a full copy of the job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. Applications and all supporting documentation MUST be submitted to the Human Resources Department either by Fax at 229-924-2012, by email at, by mail or in person at the City Americus Human Resources Department, 101 W. Lamar Street Americus, GA 31709, 3rd Floor, Ste. 301. For further details, please contact the HR Department on 229-924-4411, Monday- Friday (8am-5pm).


EEOC: The City of Americus is an equal employment opportunity provider, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status about public assistance, veteran status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the City of Americus will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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