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Geographic Information Systems Manager

Botetourt County

Fincastle,  Virginia
GIS Coordinator

Botetourt County is seeking an experienced and versatile Geographic Information Systems Manager to join our team. The GIS manager will work closely with the County administration, geospatial related decision makers in various departments, and Technology Services staff to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support effective solutions, processes and services relevant to GIS.

The GIS Manager performs complex advanced professional and administrative work planning, coordinating, managing, and, as necessary, executing the design, development and implementation of the County’s enterprise GIS and related services, systems, projects and policies.  Responsibilities include oversight and coordination of GIS efforts within County agencies, coordination and provision of GIS user support and training, management of County GIS data assets and personnel, and development of GIS work plans and long-term strategy. The individual will interact with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally, on matters related to geographic information systems, services, projects and initiatives. Performs other duties as required.

Education and Experience:

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Information Technology, Planning, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred: GIS professional (GISP) certification


  • Proven experience in enterprise GIS operational development, project management, policy development and strategic planning
  • Experience with enterprise-level Geo-Spatial databases
  • Experience with the ESRI product line, particularly ArcSDE


  • Five years of progressively responsible management experience in GIS
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Analytical experience utilizing ESRI's ArcGIS Core Suite of software, ArcGIS Flex API, ArcGIS Mobile Suites, ArcGIS Server, SQL Server 2014/2016, Visual Studio 2016, Windows Server 2012/2016, Microsoft Internet Information Server Administration, JavaScript, Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with HTML5, ArcGIS Android SDK, and ArcGIS IOS SDK.

Hiring Range: $54,346 - $70,000; DOQ.

Go to for application, complete job description and benefits summary.

A completed application form is required to be considered for the position.

Application, cover letter, and resume can be submitted to:

Botetourt County Human Resources

5 West Main St, Suite 200

Fincastle, VA 24090

or e-mail to

(Reference GIS Manager in the subject line)

Position will remain open until filled. Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Botetourt County, a growing suburban and rural environment has developed into a regional growth center of manufacturing, recreation, commercial, and agricultural activity. Our offices are located in Fincastle, an easy 25 minute commute from downtown Roanoke.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 928-2001 with questions.

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