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GIS Planner - Addressing & Facilities

Kenai Peninsula Borough

Soldotna,  Alaska
GIS Technician

Under the general direction and supervision of the borough planning director or his designee, the GIS Planner-Addressing & Facilities performs street naming, address assignment and E-911 system functions with interagency coordination; gathers and develops data and addressing systems internal to borough facilities for integration in facility management programs; produces analysis and reports for operational planning functions; assists borough planners with geospatial information products; makes presentations at meetings; performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in urban, regional, or community planning, geographic information science, civil design or some other closely related field. Four years of increasingly responsible experience operating geographic information systems and working with land use planning or other related experience leading to technical and working knowledge relevant to the essential functions of the position may be substituted for the formal education requirement. A personal vehicle and a valid Alaska driver's license to perform all job functions is required.

Essential Functions

  • Administers street naming and assignment of addresses as required under KPB code to National Emergency Number Association standards.
  • Administers Enhanced 9-1-1 databases and Master Street Address Guides including interagency coordination.
  • Administers E 9-1-1 physical street number sign program.
  • Provides street reviews and street naming assistance for all subdivision plats.
  • Gathers and develops borough facilities data, including footprints, floor plans and campus features and establishes data services for internal customers.
  • Establishes an addressing system internal to borough facilities for integration with facility management programs.
  • Acquires field data and site level imagery for borough facilities, building campuses, and borough Right-of-way infrastructure, including the development of data acquisition procedures, budget planning and procurement of necessary equipment and services.
  • Undertakes GIS led projects or GIS collaboration projects to establish or enhance operational decision models, operational tracking systems, routing systems, and analysis tools useful to borough agencies. Identifies information system tools and best practices relevant to municipal, service area, and school district operations.
  • Provides assistance to borough planners and borough agencies with geospatial information products needed for community planning, operational planning, and operational inventories.
  • Provides training and guidance to various system users and stakeholders.
  • Tracks and reports addressing program expenditures for E911-surcharge accounting.

Other Functions:
Other related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to communicate orally and to use hands and fingers dexterously to operate office equipment; regularly required to sit; and occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally transport up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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