Under direction, assists the GIS Manager in the analysis and creation of various Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases for the Department of Aviation’s GIS system, and performs related duties as required.

Uses GIS and other database technology to analyze and assess various data sets for accuracy, completeness, and usability in the Department of Aviation’s GIS system
Manipulates GIS and departmental databases to generate tabular and cartographic output
Develops procedures for converting data into GIS format
Assists departments in converting, building, and maintaining graphic and non-graphic databases for GIS applications
Documents the analysis of data sets for future reference, using various software applications and diagramming tools
Develops and maintains standards for GIS databases to ensure the integrity and agreement between GIS data sets
Oversees the operation and maintenance of GIS servers, applications, web services, and program design, development, and testing
Develops protocols for integration and extraction of GIS data
Resolves issues related to conflicting data by restructuring or developing new data sets
Troubleshoots problems encountered by users related to GIS database operations
Verifies compliance of data sets with the Department of Aviation’s requirements
Researches new GIS technology and recommends changes to ensure the City’s GIS system operates efficiently
Trains users on GIS applications
And, other job related duties as assigned
Location: Aviation Administration Building, 10510 W. Zemke Road, Chicago
Division: Airport Planning and Development
Shift: Monday thru Friday
Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

NOTE: This is a 24/7 on-call operations, will be subject to over-time based on operational needs.

About The City of Chicago i

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology/Systems, Geography, Urban Planning, or a directly related field, plus three years of experience working with GIS data sets, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, provided that the minimum degree requirement is met.

Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.