This position is responsible for coordinating a multi-user, city-wide GIS capability. Works with city departments and other agencies to develop and maintain GIS services related to storage, retrieval, and analysis of geospatially referenced data.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Enhances, expands and maintains the Geographic Information System (GIS) of the City, specifically as it relates to both office and field applications.
Designs, develops and maintains GIS project schedules, monitors project status to ensure timely completion of assignments.
Performs data conversions from a variety of different file formats.
Develops and maintains maps and database information for City departments and operations.
Coordinates the operation of GIS within the City, including software and hardware acquisition; standards compliance; database administration; and related system analysis and programming.
Coordinates with City staff and vendors to resolve GIS application issues.
Participates in a wide variety of special projects as they relate to GIS applications. Coordinates GIS activities between the City and external agencies.
Provides support in the development of short and long-range plans; collects, interprets, and compiles data for reports, studies, and projects.
Conducts GIS training for City personnel.
Develops applications that allows users to have custom applications that are design to meet their specific needs to enhance and perform their job duties effectively.
Creates GIS policies and procedures as it relates to data collection.
Evaluates, recommends and implements GIS policies and procedures to promote maximum organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
Enters and retrieves data from computer information systems, determines which geographic data are necessary to create infrastructure maps and related documents.
Reviews current agreements with vendor(s) to ensure those agreements still meet the needs of the city going forward.
Consults with staff using GIS to determine the scope of their needs; designs and executes projects that best serve these needs with the department resources.
Prepares clear and concise records, reports, and correspondence.
Integrates current and planned computer systems in conjunction with Information Technology Dept.
Follows applicable safety rules and regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
About City of Goose Creek
This is a great opportunity for a GIS Coordinator to join our friendly team. Goose Creek, the municipality that Business Week called the best place to raise a family in South Carolina, is located minutes from the international tourist destination of Charleston, and the pristine beaches of coastal South Carolina. Located 30 minutes outside Charleston, the City of Goose Creek offers an excellent State benefits package with employer paid individual insurance, $5,000 tuition reimbursement program, vacation/sick/holiday paid time off, wellness incentives and much more!