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GIS Specialist I

Company: Spanish Fork City
Location: Spanish Fork
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Effective Date: April 2020GIS SPECIALIST IDepartment: Public WorksDivision: EngineeringJob Salary: $24.51 - $36.76Job Status: Full TimeJob Closes: Open Until FilledTechnet #500GENERAL PURPOSEUnder the direction of the Engineering Division Manager, responsible for assisting the GIS Administrator to create and maintain the city-wide geographic information system. A GIS Specialist may be assigned responsibility for the following.

GIS Database ManagementPublic Works IT Services/ComputersArcGIS ManagementApplication DevelopmentWeb MappingInterlocal GIS ServerGIS Project ManagementAddressingMappingDevelopment ReviewGIS Data And Software IntegrationData EntryGIS AnalysisESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSGIS Systems. Assist GIS Administrator in maintaining citywide GIS database including both relational and spatial databases. Responsible for assisting in the overall technical management of the citywide geographic information system to include numerous work elements involving management of GIS data assets, developing and maintaining application interfaces, developing, maintaining, and integrating server based GIS technology, and providing user support.Work with staff to develop a high quality, multi-purpose GIS to meet specific needs. Develop applications, graphical user interfaces, design spatial and attribute data layers, and make various maps. Update maps as new data is received relative to new development, projects and other requirements. Review all development plans as well as convert data from various outside organizations into city GIS data.Fill requests for data, products, and services to staff and to private and public groups. Assist in design, development, management and implementation of GIS procedures and projects.Prepare GIS information for several types of meetings and may also attend those meetings. Both day and evening hours.Miscellaneous Duties as Assigned. Must be able to report to work on time as scheduled and abide by all city policies and procedures. Must work well with others and be a team player. Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.Perform other duties as assigned.Applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test.WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDSPhysical Demands. Requires moderate physical activity. Required to push, pull or lift medium weights. Required to work in difficult working positions. May have to stand, walk, or sit in uncomfortable positions.Working Conditions. Work will be performed in an office environment and outdoors with exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous materials, chemicals and fumes, and prolonged high noise levels. Often works in and around vehicular traffic. May at times include exposure to high stress situations or environments, including contact with the public in confrontational or uncomfortable circumstances.Hazards. Occupational safety and health hazards may be encountered under controlled conditions. May be required to work unconventional work hours or shifts.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography, or a closely related field.Experience: One (1) year of progressively responsible experience using GIS Systems, GIS databases, and/or GIS Online Servers or equivalent combination of education and experience.Valid Driver's License: Required.IS-100, IS-200, & IS-700 Certifications: Within one year of hire date.
  • Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to understand and complete projects with many details. Work under pressure to meet deadlines and to provide materials on short notice. Work with different departments and staff members on projects. Ability to explain complicated items in easy to understand terms to non-technical users.
    • Knowledge of the ArcGIS environment
    • Preference given to applicants with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities
      • Experience with AutoCAD
      • Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise/Server/Portal and ArcGIS Online environments
        • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SQL Server Express environments
          • Experience with Database Administration
          • Knowledge of server technology and maintaining websites, including web development.
          • Knowledge of Systems Administration and IT functions, including but not limited to knowing how computers, printers, and networks work both externally and internally, as well as the ability to work with and manage logins.
            • Javascript
                • Knowledge of Windows OS
                • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
                • Ability to use graphic instructions such as blueprints, layouts or other visual aids.
                • Ability to do graphics design, including manipulating images, pdfs, etc.
                • Knowledge of digitizing and data manipulations procedures for geographic information systems.
                • Knowledge of data collection and management including digitizing, editing, photogrammetry, field mapping, etc. in a GIS environment.
                • Understanding of GPS technology. Must be able to interact with the public in a pleasant and courteous manner in all circumstances.

Keywords: Spanish Fork City, Salt Lake City , GIS Specialist I, Other , Spanish Fork, Utah

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