GIS Technician I

  • Norfolk, City of
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Apr 16, 2018
Full time GIS - Remote Sensing

Job Description


The City Assessor's Office is seeking a professional to perform technical and administrative duties, provide customer service and GIS representation, and perform related duties as needed.

Essential Functions

***The departmental hiring rate for this position is $34,445.00 - $39,611.75 annually***
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs technical duties by creating and updating GIS maps, processing parcel splits and merges, researching title issues, taking field measurements, updating and linking the database to the geographic information system and completing plat evaluation and support functions.
  • Performs administrative duties by maintaining and updating ownership and parcel records, maintaining GIS-related equipment, generating logs and reports, updating computer databases and creating correspondence with property owners.
  • Provides customer service by providing maps and other information to the public, contractors, surveyors and consultants, responding to requests and finding city owned property lines, buildings and fields.
  • Performs related duties as needed by providing technical support for hardware and software issues, maintaining the departmental database, researching technical manuals and providing training to personnel.
  • Provides GIS representation and technical assistance by attending meetings, providing employees with instruction, and coordinating work with other City departments and any related parties.


Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training.

Two years experience as a GIS or CAD Technician or Cartographer.

Valid Driver's License. 

The preferred candidate will possess:

  • Experience with ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online is highly desirable.

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Job Level



$34,445.00 - $56,161.00 Annually