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FLSA Status: non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Pay Grade: 21A (min. $19.90 to $29.85 max hourly)
Full Time Equivalent: 1.0
The GIS Specialist provides technical support for GIS activities internal to the City and between the City and other organizations. This position supports cartographic needs of the City and specifically the Public Works Department.
Education, Training and Experience - minimum required to proficiently perform the job
Education / higher education: Bachelor's Degree
For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study: Geography, GIS, Urban Planning, Computer Science or related discipline
Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Three years of experience with geographic information systems. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree incumbent must possess 5 years of experience.
Education and/or experience preferences: Master's Degree in a relevant discipline. Incumbents holding a Master's Degree in a relevant discipline must have at least one year of work experience performing the essential functions of this position.
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Driver's License requirement: Infrequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License Required Endorsements: None
Note - For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job
Knowledge: Knowledge of ESRI suite of geospatial software - ArcGIS, ArcCatalog, ArcServer, etc.; programming languages used in GIS, i.e. SQL, Python and Visual Basic; cartography and automated mapping; relational databases, statistics, physical geography, hydrology, and topography.
Skills: Must be able to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position. Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Skills in reading and interpreting engineering plans or reports, technical engineering specifications, standards, methods and procedures.
Abilities: Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; Write routine reports and correspondence; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees; Use math concepts to present data in charts, graphs, and presentations.
Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: This position works with project and GIS technical staff on various assignments either detailed within the City's Strategic Plan or on an as needed basis. This position will also work with other staff members with varying degrees of GIS knowledge. This position must maintain harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment. External: This position works with contractors, vendors, individual citizens, other government agencies, and the general public on planning City infrastructure projects. The position presents a friendly, courteous image for the City to the general public, customers, and public officials.
Authorities and Accountabilities
Level of independent decision making: High--incumbent is expected to analyze complex situations and take appropriate action
Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Low -- Position is accountable to a Department Director or Division Manager and cannot make major decisions or obligate the City
Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations)
The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Daily activity level: Primarily sedentary
Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Job requires normal vision; Must be able to distinguish colors; Grasping with hand, gripping; Keystroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; Work activities produce impact on hand, wrist, forearm, elbow from vibration; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 49 lbs.
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