GIS Technician

Macon, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #57667 |
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Onward Search is hiring a GIS Technician on a 1-year contract basis with a government client with offices in Macon, GA.

Job Summary:

  • Assist with its Local Government GIS Collection effort
  • The position will be part of a team that is preparing local (city and county) GIS street data for inclusion in GDOT’s statewide road network
  • The position will involve editing road centerlines and the associated road characteristics
  • The position may also require coordination with local governmental entities to obtain data and verify ownership of roads


  • The ideal candidate will possess a working knowledge of the ESRI ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite and general GIS principles and concepts
  • The individual should be detail-oriented and highly skilled using the ArcGIS editing tools, and should be familiar with shapefiles, personal/file geodatabases, geodatabase topology and editing in a SDE multi-user database
  • The candidate should be familiar with querying databases and be able to validate data.
  • The candidate must have the technical agility, focus, flexibility, enthusiasm and vision to complement and enhance the team
  • The candidate must be able to coordinate, plan, and support simultaneous tasks and GIS projects; query data; prepare and deliver reports to the immediate supervisor and others; use geospatial data in the creation and production of GIS maps and data; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing


  • ArcGIS 10.x proficiency (Required 2 Years)
  • Transportation related experience (Highly desired)
  • City or County governmental agency experience (Desired 1 Years)
  • Linear Referenced Network experience (Desired 1 Years)

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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