JOB DUTIES: The GIS Manager will provide technical consulting advice to GIS system end-users, direct the work of staff for the maintenance of various databases, provide data analytics from multiple systems, facilitate project teams, identify departmental resources, establish project plans, and develop standards for GIS deployment. This role is to enhance and grow the organizations GIS program and users utilizing the following platforms and applications; GIS mapping, SQL, Power BI, Crystal Reports, ArcGIS, Laserfiche, and Cityworks.
Additional duties will include working closely with department leaders to plan, develop and consult on various projects; this includes gathering and analyzing data, interpreting gathered data, sharing reports, and assisting in helping other teams reach business goals. The GIS Manager is expected to demonstrate strong critical thinking which allows for the evaluation and adaptation of standard techniques to devise new approaches to problems.
QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree in Computerized Drafting/Mapping and Design, GIS, Geography, or related field; five (5) years of GIS-related experience including at least three (3) years of GIS data analysis experience; two (2) years of supervisory experience is desired but not required. Applicants with any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work will be considered. A complete and thorough background investigation is required of the successful candidate, which includes a polygraph, review of driving record, education, criminal history and contacting references.
The successful applicant will be detail oriented, energetic, self-directed, and have a strong sense of teamwork and personal responsibility. Highly desired skills include active listening, critical thinking, and social perceptiveness, as well as a work history that demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate and a willingness to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
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