Overview

Job Description
Produces reports; creates and maintains map layers including existing water, wastewater and storm water map layers; and maintains Oracle and PostgreSQL attribute databases for the Utilities GIS. Assists with coordination with City and County GIS to establish and maintain system networks as they pertain to the operation of the system. Assists with coordination with Information & Technology Services on hardware and software maintenance, upkeep, and expansion. Assists with quality control and quality assurance of internal and external data updates. Attends monthly meetings to review the overall performance of the GIS. Trains staff; performs requested queries and analysis; produces requested reports, maps, and other geospatial outputs; and finds solutions for user GIS issues. Develops and modifies custom GIS applications and scripts for system users to improve the efficiency of the Utilities staff. Develops necessary programming in response to trends in GIS data. Takes all reasonable steps to maintain a safe work environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE – Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as geography, management information science, or systems management, or equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. At least one year of experience operating a GIS program. Experience with database management systems including Oracle and PostgreSQL. Experience with using Python and Esri ModelBuilder strongly desirable. Experience with UNIX/Linux strongly desirable.
TRAINING/SKILLS – Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems software, specifically Esri ArcGIS (version 10.0 and higher). Knowledge of database management strongly desirable. Knowledge of the principles and practices of water, wastewater and storm water infrastructure. Ability to enter map information from a variety of sources and manipulate data for geographic analysis. Good communications skills essential. Strong attention to detail. Ability to remain focused on a task for extended periods of time. Willing to travel and work overtime.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS – Valid Indiana Driver’s License. GIS Professional certification (GISP) preferred.

Additional Information
Salary: $37,609 – $44,379.63

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