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GIS Manager

City of Raleigh

Raleigh,  North Carolina
GIS Coordinator

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is recruiting to fill one regular, full-time position to lead the GIS and Asset Management team. The ideal candidate for this position will be a positive, collaborative, solution-focused individual with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities. The work of this group was recently recognized at the NCGIS Conference, receiving the 2017 G. Herbert Stout Award for Visionary Use of GIS by Local Government in North Carolina. This selected candidate is expected to continue to move the department forward in the areas of analysis, spatial data management and asset management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops strategic plans and facilitates implementation of the objectives to ensure the team is responsive to the GIS and Asset Management needs of the Department
  • Prepares and executes GIS and Asset Management related project plans; including the coordination of resources, tasks, and work assignments for vendors, direct reports and other team members as part of a matrix organization
  • Leads and conducts research and special studies pertaining to use of GIS park and greenway planning, land acquisition, site suitability, access, and market penetration.
  • Develops new approaches and identifies options to meet the spatial data and asset management system needs
  • Develops policies, procedures and standards for GIS within the organization
  • Performs software selection and implementation including requirements gathering, software evaluation, process analysis, system implementation and testing
  • Represents the City and the Department and serves as a liaison to committees, boards, commissions, and other governmental agencies.

An Associate's Degree or two-year technical certificate in Information Technology, Geography, Geographic Information Systems or a related field is required. A Bachelor's degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems or other related field is preferred.

  • Requires ten (10) or more years of work experience in Geographic Information Systems; at least five (5) years in systems of relevant experience with spatial analysis, database management or asset management; 3 years of experience managing GIS projects; Applicants may substitute additional relevant education for the required experience.
  • The ideal candidate's experience will include demonstrated experience with ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS and a GIS-centric asset management system and experience leading a GIS team.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

GISP, ITIL v3 Foundations Certificate and Institute of Asset Management Certificate are preferred, but not required.

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