Overview

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

(The following essential job functions and examples of duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive. At the discretion of the supervisor and/or department director, duties may be modified to address business needs and changing business practices):

Develops methods of analyzing and depicting geographic information; manages and performs computerized mapping projects of varying complexity; responsible for database management, including data entry.
Responsible for design and implementation of the asset management software system (Cartegraph) for Public Works assets. Be able to maintain the database and generate reports, run scenarios, and formulate inspection reports for supervisory management as needed.
Researches and maintains a variety of spatial and associated attribute data for the City, including but not limited to municipal boundaries, parcel, addressing, zoning, land use, subdivision, vacant land, transportation, utility and raw water, and other data layers as needed.
Creates and maintains standard and customized digital maps as requested, including adapting existing and developing new spatial data sources, and designing and producing map layouts for presentation purposes; creates map templates supporting end user needs.
Advises on methods of depicting spatial data, creating thematic maps, and translating project goals into appropriate map displays; advises on the level of data accuracy given the available data and its data limitations.
Participates in a team environment to assist and recommend methodology to be used to create special studies; projects and reports where GIS spatial accuracy and expertise is needed.
Documents methodology and data sources used in the creation of spatial data and map compositions. Researches data sources and obtains data from other agencies and departments supporting citywide customer service requests; utilizes database management tools.
Provides assistance and training to other staff members on the use of desktop mapping applications and processes.
Assists in the design and maintenance of data systems to interface with GIS system.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Required in all job descriptions)

 

Working knowledge of principles, theories, and methods of Geographic Information Systems.
Substantial experience with ESRI GIS software products, particularly ArcInfo and ArcView and/or ArcGIS.
Working knowledge of Windows and AutoCAD.
Knowledge of database management concepts and structures.
Knowledge and experience in software project management methods.
Knowledge and experience in complex spatial databases.
Ability to explore GIS methods and determine their relevance and effectiveness in terms of meeting City goals and objectives.
Ability to manage projects, timelines, and project budgets and to communicate project status to involved parties.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, community organizations, the public and other City employees.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing for technical and non- technical audiences.
Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions and the ability to issue clear concise verbal and or written instructions to other employees.
Ability to perform important duties outside of or beyond the realm of GIS without direct supervision and to the satisfaction of the Department Director.
Ability to successfully coordinate activities with other agencies, organizations, and individuals.
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes overtime and to work a rotating on-call schedule which requires after-hours response.
This position requires a high level of problem solving ability and initiative.
Must have excellent Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel and visitors of the City of Lone Tree.
Must have the ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment, e.g. copier, fax machine and personal computer.
Demonstrated personal effectiveness, credibility, thoroughness, flexibility, and collaboration skills in adhering to and advancing the City’s vision, mission and values and ethical standards.
 

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Computer Science, Urban Planning/GIS emphasis or related field from an accredited college or university;
At least three years of practical and relevant experience in computer mapping using ArcInfo in both PC and UNIX, ArcGIS/ArcMAP, ArcView and/or SDE working environments plus working knowledge of assessment management systems, database development and design, and GPS surveying.
Experience with Cartegraph strongly preferred.
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
A valid driver’s license is required.
Successful candidate must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check prior to commencing employment.

About City of Lone Tree

The GIS Analyst interprets and prepares information for data conversion and maintenance procedures of a wide variety of GIS themes. Under general direction, this position supports the development and maintenance of information systems, including but not limited to GIS and asset management databases for Public Works related data. This position provide department-specific GIS and asset management data to coordinate and integrate with data maintained by Public Works and other departments. Performs duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the City.