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GIS Analyst -Deed/Wetland/excess parcels/right of way mitigation

Posted on Jan 24, 2020 by ESG Consulting

Atlanta, GA 30301
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Our client is seeking a technical GIS analyst for converting existing and planned excess parcels, Right-of-Way, wetland mitigation, and easement data from deed documents, Bentley Microstation, and other property records into a geodatabase built on the Esri ArcGIS Parcel Framework. Candidate will perform COGO, data editing, data maintenance, and metadata maintenance. Candidate will be responsible for working with business units to obtain information and performing data quality control/assurance on edited data for publication.

The position will be part of a team that is using acquisition deeds, right of way plans and local tax data to identify, catalogue and map property. The position will involve extracting the parcel sales data from right of way deeds and county tax records and parcel data from right of way plans and county tax data to locate the parcels in the Esri geodatabase. The position will also require coordination with local government entities to attempt to obtain available data from municipal records. In addition to entering new parcels into the system.

The position will involve reviewing of the data for parcels already in the data base and updating or correcting the data as may be needed. This position will assist with providing support and preparing GIS data for Right of Way personnel, providing QA/QC on the GIS data, training Property Management staff on the basics of using the GIS data base, and other related tasks.


Work closely with the Records Office, Property Management Office and Plans Office in Right of Way and other offices to obtain the necessary deeds, plans, information and instructions to accomplish the required tasks
Identify and catalogue owned property using acquisition deeds, county tax records, right of way plans and other available sources
Extract parcel metadata items from acquisition deeds, county tax records, right of way plans and other available sources
Assign Georgia Excess Parcel (GEP) numbers to each new parcel file
Upload or enter the deed files and metadata into ArcGIS to create point and shape files
Spatially locate each parcel in ArcGIS using the data extracted from project plan files, tax data maps, deeds
Review and update existing data and files to ensure quality
Verify project and parcel information with existing systems
Ensure deed files and data are viewable and readily available externally and internally through the Property Management GIS maps
Verify the existence of the parcels in TPRO's Property Management section and create a file in the Property Management section of TPRO for each new parcel not already in TPRO.
Update TPRO existing file data to indicate the GEP number and other data for each parcel.
Using new and past deed information from the Property Management office, update parcels in the GIS map system to indicate sold parcels
Working closely with the IT office, maintain and improve functionality of the current maps to display the parcels and data for public viewing.
Working with the IT office, assist in the design and implementation of new mapping displays to import Right of Way plans to the maps and overlay available surplus parcels and sold parcels

Required Skills/Experience
6+ years of work experience with Esri ArcGIS, editing/maintaining ArcGIS data, creating maps, creating reports
4+ years of editing data within the Esri Parcel Framework or comparable land/property/parcel/tax record management system
3+ years Microsoft Office Professional
2+ years Windows 10
2+ years of Esri GIS work experience within a city, county, state government agency, or private company in maintaining parcel or tax record data
2+ years of Demonstrated work experience with ArcGIS version 10x or higher
2+ years Demonstrated work experience in QA/QC data validation of Esri geodatabases
Expert in working with Esri shape files, personal/file geodatabases, geodatabase topology and editing in a SDE multi-user geo-database
Able to query geodatabases, prepare graphs/charts, reports, and maps
Understanding of geospatial and mapping concepts such as spatial analysis, map projections, etc.
Understanding of land ownership, cadastral surveying, and parcel development
Bachelor's in geography, GIS, computer science, engineering/surveying, public planning or a related field
The candidate must have the technical agility, focus, flexibility, enthusiasm and vision to complement and enhance the delivery of Right of Way data to the Property Management team
The candidate must be able to coordinate, plan, and support simultaneous tasks and GIS projects
Familiarity with CADD data files, DGN data files, Bentley MicroStation, InRoads and with extracting data from those files is required (AutoCAD experience is helpful, but not required)
Experience in mentoring, training, or instructing team members to perform GIS tasks
Required qualifications include a four-year college degree in GIS, Geography, or a related field
Results and detail-oriented, self-starter, proactive
Excellent organization skills
Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Preferred Skills/Experience

GISP or Esri technical certification
Work experience with Bentley Microstation, InRoads
Knowledge or experience with Safe Software Feature Manipulation Engine workflows


Health, Dental, Vision, 401K


ESG Consulting is an award-winning national provider of diversified information technology consulting services to Fortune 1000, public sector entities, and emerging growth firms nationwide.

Founded in 1986, ESG offers more than 32 years of experience in the IT staffing, Engineering and consulting industry. While local to Atlanta we are headquartered in Santa Clara.

ESG is an equal opportunity company. Our flexible management culture believes in creating a business environment that fosters personal and professional growth and achievement. We make ESG a place where people are treated not as employees but as "partners".

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