This is a supervisory position whose work performed requires the application of professional knowledge and expertise as well as established guidelines and alternatives to determine facts, analyze problems, and make decisions without immediate review. Incumbents perform the more complex GIS activities, are responsible for the day-to-day operations and overall results in their respective area of responsibility, and alert their supervisor appropriately to potential issues.
Examples of Job DutiesOther duties may be assigned as needed.
Designs, develops and manages the city’s geographic information system including the development and maintenance of the city’s GIS data, hardware and software; assesses department needs; researches technological advances and ensures the city’s geographic information system’s data and capabilities remain current.
Coordinates GIS work flow, including receiving requests from user departments, prioritizing them with the assistance of the department director, and coordinating projects between user groups and GIS staff to ensure completion of assignments.
Supervises division staff, including participating in the hiring process for new employees, assigning tasks, providing appropriate training, reviewing employees’ work processes and products, counseling employees, giving performance evaluations, and recommending disciplinary action.
Manages database development projects; develops and maintains systems to integrate new and existing databases.
Prepares written reports of GIS activities; runs statistical queries from the city’s GIS for various departments.
Provides support to system users regarding custom data and mapping products; consults with staff to assess custom needs; provides custom maps, reports or data extracts accordingly.
Creates and maintains standard operating procedures and policies for GIS databases; recommends short and long range plans to meet the city’s GIS needs.
Oversees, directs and supervises the development and implementation of the City’s asset management system which incorporates a computerized maintenance management system.
Trains and assists users; provides technical guidance and support for the user group and departmental staff on GIS systems, applications and procedures.
Interprets plans, photos and maps; inputs, edits and verifies data in the GIS system; prepares and maintains a variety of base and specialty maps, records, and reports related to land use, public works and other data.
Coordinates GIS user group meetings and development of citywide GIS strategy and annual work program; meets with user groups to determine needs and direction of projects.
Participates in the development of city policies regarding the provision of geographic data to the public; ensures adherence to established policies.
Participates on city and regional GIS related forums and committees.
About City of Marysville
Recruiting a professional with At least 15-20 years in the geospatial industry as a successful GIS project manager/coordinator and providing profitable solutions to customers.
The imaging and geospatial industry is a new and dynamic marketplace that provides intensity and excitement. We have a diverse core team of experts and are looking for motivated and passionate people to join us in our drive to be the leader in imagery, geospatial and open-source research analysis.