The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager is responsible for the development of GIS, creating standards for use, facilitating projects teams, identifying project objectives and resources, and establishing milestones and timelines. This individual will be leading a group of talented GIS professionals that are working with data that is the foundation for making sound business decisions for Emergency Services, Planning and Development, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, and Utilities.
GIS Manager (Official Job Title: Manager III): This is management and technical level GIS work leading the development and continuous improvement of the county’s enterprise GIS to meet the needs of the county’s business centers. Reports to the Chief Information Officer.
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Subject to Passing Substance Screening
This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.
Manages proactive assessments of fraud awareness, prevention, detection and risk mitigation activities in area of responsibility; oversees financial, compliance, operational and performance audits; reviews audit findings and ensures appropriate controls are established and implemented.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, Geomatics, Geographic Information Science, Spatial Information Science, Computer Science or a related field and six (6) years of progressively responsible professional and/or technical experience. A Master’s Degree with four (4) or more years of related experience or graduate certificate in GIS is preferred. Progressively responsible professional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Business Processes. Ability to prioritize workloads. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate effectively both technical and non-technical, verbally and in writing. Ability to work as a team member. Ability to supervise and lead team members. Establish effective two-way communication with managers and or supervisor.
SPECIAL NOTE: Position is management and is involved in on-call technical support 24/7/365 with mandatory personal smart phone required, per Administrative Directive 9.05.
Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for six months preceding date of application.
Drug Free Work Environment
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