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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager

City of Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville,  Georgia
GIS Coordinator

Job Summary
This position is responsible for managing the city’s geographic information system (GIS).

Job Duties

  • Oversees all enterprise GIS operations for the city, including database management and administration, data structure and database development, system administration, GIS software selection, implementation, and user support.
  • Performs project management functions related to the city’s GIS systems.
  • Develops budget proposals and manages approved funds; controls expenditures.
  • Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.
  • Performs strategic and program management functions to ensure that enterprise GIS goals and implementation schedules are maintained to include project management, guiding internal resources, education, managing external consultants, and implementing the strategic plan.
  • Manages the tactical and operational implementation of GIS components for city-wide and department initiatives, including analysis, mapping, application configuration and deployment, and geodatabase development.
  • Participates in professional organizations and completes continuing education training.
  • Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge Required By The Position -
  • Knowledge of governmental GIS applications, including those related to business areas such as planning, public works/utilities, transportation, fire, and city base map creation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of GIS project management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of budget management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of personnel management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of the activities of all city departments.
  • Skill in leading and motivating work teams.
  • Skill in communicating complex technical information in a non-technical manner.
  • Skill in problem solving.
  • Skill in prioritizing and planning.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Physical Requirements
The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.
The work is typically performed in an office.

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