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An Area Manager, AM for short, is a Waze community member (a user) who wishes to take an active and proactive role in maintaining specific areas of the Waze map. How deeply involved and how much time an Area Manager spends maintaining the Waze map varies greatly. Duties of an Area Manager include, but not necessarily limited to:
 
An Area Manager, AM for short, is a Waze community member (a user) who wishes to take an active and proactive role in maintaining specific areas of the Waze map. How deeply involved and how much time an Area Manager spends maintaining the Waze map varies greatly. Duties of an Area Manager include, but not necessarily limited to:
  
* Respond to and correct Update Requests on the [[Update Requests in Waze Map Editor| Update Requests]] layer.
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* Respond to and correct user update requests on the [[Update Requests in Waze Map Editor| Update Requests]] layer.
 
* Process and resolve map errors/problems as shown on the [[Map Problems in Waze Map Editor| Map Problems]] layer.
 
* Process and resolve map errors/problems as shown on the [[Map Problems in Waze Map Editor| Map Problems]] layer.
 
* Make changes to the map when road construction projects start and finish by maintaining new geometry, adding or deleting roads and disconnecting and re-connecting ramps.
 
* Make changes to the map when road construction projects start and finish by maintaining new geometry, adding or deleting roads and disconnecting and re-connecting ramps.

Revision as of 05:35, 13 June 2013

The specific details of the Area Manager role are currently under review within the Waze community. Some of the information below is currently out of date. Please review the forums for more information. Once the role changes are finalized, this section will be updated as required.


An Area Manager, AM for short, is a Waze community member (a user) who wishes to take an active and proactive role in maintaining specific areas of the Waze map. How deeply involved and how much time an Area Manager spends maintaining the Waze map varies greatly. Duties of an Area Manager include, but not necessarily limited to:

  • Respond to and correct user update requests on the Update Requests layer.
  • Process and resolve map errors/problems as shown on the Map Problems layer.
  • Make changes to the map when road construction projects start and finish by maintaining new geometry, adding or deleting roads and disconnecting and re-connecting ramps.
  • Maintain speed and red-light cameras, processing reports of devices from Waze drivers.
  • Act as a mentor to other editors, offering advice in both the forums and when you see improper edits on the map.


How to Become an Area Manager

The position of Area Manager is by appointment. To become an area manager, you must meet the prerequisites and then submit your application.

Required Reading

Before applying to become an AM, you will be expected to have read the following wiki pages and forums.

Wiki

Forum

You should also read these two forums and know where the Unlock Request is located

Area Manager application process

Area Manager territory

  • More than one Area Manager can manage the same area.
  • Areas can overlap, be smaller or larger.
  • You can also be the AM for more than one area. Notice the green area of the map has four managers.

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Identifying your area

Before you head off to submit your application for AM, use the Waze Map Editor, position the map and set the zoom level to show the area you want to manage. Make a Permalink of the area and copy the address from the address bar in your browser.

The application

Fill out the form hereand submit.

Area Manager Links


Area Manager To Do lists - Map Editing