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GIS Right of Way Technician

Job Description
Position Title GIS Right Of Way Technician
     
Location Atlanta, GA, US
     
Organization Name Real Estate
     
Date Start 07-Jun-2018
     
Closing Date 21-Jun-2018
     
     
     
     
     
Qualifications
     
    Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Surveying and Mapping or related field, plus three years work experience in ground control, boundary work, construction layout, deed research, GIS and/or legal description preparation. Working knowledge of coordinate geometry and standard land surveying practices required.  Basic Word and Excel computer skills required.  Required experience with AutoCAD and ArcGIS is preferred.  Excellent verbal, written, analytical, problem solving, and planning skills are required.  In lieu of a degree, directly related job experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
 
INTERVIEW SELECTION PROCESS:
The selection process may include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such as practical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments.
 
 
 
     
Basic Functions
     
    Assists the Senior Right-of-Way Specialist in managing and furnishing all real property location data and documentation for MARTA owned land to outside interests such as land surveyors, developers, and attorneys, and to internal stakeholders within MARTA. Designs certification drawings to be used in appraisals and negotiations for acquisition or disposal of real property rights. Performs specialized, technical work in the analysis and editing of topology, graphic features and databases for MARTA’s real estate Geographic Information System (GIS) (REMS).
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Assists the Senior Right-of-Way Specialist in managing all real property location data and documentation for MARTA owned land.
2.Manages and maintains the Real Estate Management System (REMS), including performing all modules of GIS software applications and ensuring accuracy of all data within the system.
3.Determines GIS needs within the Office; coordinates GIS activities; documents GIS processes and procedures; provides GIS support within the Office as needed.
4.Prepares maps and displays for real estate staff and public meetings.
5.Performs research on real estate titles, encumbrances and property characteristics.
6.Coordinates with the Engineering Department to maintain data as needed.
7.Coordinates with other real estate staff to keep acquisitions, dispositions, and lease information up to date.
8.Responds to external and internal inquiries regarding MARTA real estate ownership information.
9.Maintains REMS licenses and ensures hardware is up to date.
10.Coordinates with consultants as needed for application maintenance and system improvements.
11.Creates new data layers as requested.
12.Analyzes and documents problems, recommends solutions and initiates corrective actions.
13.Performs other related duties as assigned.

 
     
Special Requirements
     
    N/A
     
     
     
     
     
Classification Exempt
  Exempt
Number of Openings 1
Reports To SR RIGHT OF WAY SPECIALIST
  SR RIGHT OF WAY SPECIALIST
Salary Range $47,700 - $71,550
Salary Grade 00016
  00016
Work Hours 37.5
Work Days Monday - Friday
Posting Type Both Internal and External
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