Perform a variety of entry to mid-level technical mapping using robust GIS software. Prepare and maintain a complete and accurate set of maps for Cowlitz County using CAD and/or other mapping software for integration into a comprehensive GIS. Process recorded conveyance (and other) instruments affecting real property, run out and verify legal descriptions, determine property ownership, and effect property segregations. Review as-built and construction drawings and other information to create/update utility/improvement mapping. Collaborate with staff and other departments, and provide information to the public regarding property mapping, real estate transfers, methods of acquiring titles, legal chain of title or legal descriptions, land area computations, utilities, and property tax law. This position will have workstations in both departments (Building and Planning/GIS and Public Works) and will work 50% of the time in each office.
Cowlitz County offers a generous benefits package which includes:
Cowlitz County is a great place to live and work. Located along the Columbia River less than an hour from the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Cowlitz County provides an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities and easy access to the Arts. The I-5 corridor runs right through Cowlitz County providing quick access to the Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon metropolitan areas.
Required Skills and Abilities: