Overview

Under the direction of the Public Works Director and City Engineer, plans and coordinates the GIS activities and operations of the Public Works Department; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and divisions, outside agencies and the general public; and provides staff assistance as needed.
Essential Task Functions: Promotes and follows the City’s mission statement, values and expectations.

Coordinates the organization and operational activities for the GIS program within the Public Works Department.

Coordinates with the Information Technology Department (GIS Administrator) for necessary organizational and operational tasks and activities related to the GIS program.

Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the Public Works Department; identifies resources needed and implements policies and procedures.

Identifies opportunities for improving service and delivery methods; reviews with management and staff, and implements established procedures.

Creates and maintains the Public Works Department utility and database system as needed. Assists in the development and implementation of the Public Works Department asset management program.

Creates and maintains hard-copy and digital maps utilized by the Public Works Department (utility, infrastructure, subdivision, master plan, capital projects, etc.) as needed.

Creates applications and tools utilizing Layton City’s GIS systems to assist Public Works Department staff in operational activities.

Creates and maintains digital data in the City GIS system, converting hard copy, and other data into digital formats.

Design and system management of complex mapping programs. Develop, program and maintain Web applications for utilizing Layton City’s GIS systems. Assist in other Web applications in conjunction with the Information Technology Department. Desire for position to use complex array of programming languages including PHP, Java script, HTML5 and other programming languages. Author and produce ArcGIS Services for ArcGIS Online, and other Layton City applications. Customize applications based upon the needs of Public Works Department staff. Work closely with software developers to provide and program interface for the efficient display of database information in GIS system using ESRI suite of programs. Train and assist Public Works Department staff in Web applications and maintenance.

About City of Layton

Layton is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 67,311, rising to an estimated 72,231 by 2014