Senior GIS Manager

Prince William County Government

Woodbridge, Virginia

Prince William County Government’s GIS Leadership Team is looking for a Senior GIS Manager to lead the development of exciting and innovative GIS Solutions. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding leadership opportunity, and you have the drive to bring GIS innovation to life, then join our GIS team to see your hard work in action!
This position will be responsible for leading the Systems and Solutions Team, a technical team of four GIS and technology professionals, championing the development, implementation, and management of the enterprise GIS, applications, and solutions that support numerous critical functions within the county organization, local businesses, and county residents. This role reports to the Geospatial Technology Services Program Manager and is part of the Enterprise Applications Division of the county’s Department of Information Technology (DoIT).
It is an exciting time to be part of DoIT! Having completed a new, pioneering 21st century cloud infrastructure, DoIT is now embarking on a journey to a new Digital Government Experience (GovX) and Transformation design. You can be part of a team of creative technology thinkers who are inspired by the idea of making a real difference in communities, and in breaking the mold of government IT.
DoIT practices leadership at all levels while placing great value on business partnerships, quality customer service, innovation, integrity, and accountability. We are a team that models our values of collaboration, responsibility, responsiveness, professional development, strong partnerships, and producing high quality services.
About This Role:
As a Senior GIS Manager, you will possess a blend of advanced GIS technical expertise, strong project management skills, and leadership abilities. You will supervise and manage the work of a team of talented and advanced level GIS and technology professionals, driven to deliver high quality solutions and maximize the county’s GIS and IT investments. You will also teach, coach, and mentor your team members- making sure that they have every opportunity available to them to be successful in their respective roles and responsibilities.
Some of the primary responsibilities of the Senior GIS Manager include:

  • Manage a team of GIS and technology professionals, providing motivation, training, mentoring, coaching, and support, as well as promoting a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Develop and manage project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resources.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to understand GIS requirements, manage expectations, and maintain positive relationships.
  • Ensure all projects are completed on time, within scope, and budget and comply with organizational standards.
  • Stay updated with GIS technology trends, driving process and technology improvements within the team and program.
  • Collaborate with key GIS and DoIT leadership, county departments and agencies to leverage geospatial technology in enhancing government operations and decision-making.

Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or G.E.D. and seven years of GIS technical experience.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Seven or more years of progressive GIS technical experience leveraging the Esri platform
  • Four or more years of supervisory experience
  • Four or more years of project management experience
  • Prior programming and application development experience in an enterprise GIS environment
  • Experience delivering customer service to both internal and external stakeholders, including the public

Why You Should Work with Us:

  • We are an organization that is flexible, supportive, and provides the tools necessary towards career growth and advancement.
  • Creativity, innovativeness, and ideas are sought out and highly encouraged.
  • We value public service and are customer service oriented.
  • You can make a difference using GIS! 

Work Schedule:
This position is classified as exempt with the expectation that the candidate will complete duties within the time frame required. Standard workweek is 37.5 hours, Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. After hours and weekend work are occasionally necessary to provide services that cannot be performed during normal business hours.
This is a telework eligible position that includes some in-office scheduling. This is subject to change based on the needs of the program and organization.
Hiring Salary Range: $88,939.50 - $118,862.25



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