This classification provides citywide technical support by managing and analyzing geospatial data and providing GIS based solutions to aid internal and external customers in the completion of related projects and tasks.
Duties and Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.
Creates and maintains new and existing GIS data in multiple software platforms.
Assists planning and permitting processes with maintaining, reviewing, and troubleshooting street and address GIS data.
Generates GIS related solutions (documents, reports, maps, web applications, forms, charts, spreadsheets) and other documentation in accordance with industry recognized standards and best practices.
Assists in establishing, administering, and maintaining the citys Geographic Information System in accordance with the direction of the GIS Manager; coordinates GIS system functions; creates digital databases; manages and updates GIS data.
Conducts quality control and quality assurance on existing and new data.
Communicates regularly with GIS team members as well as external consultants and professionals to assess needs, acquire data, clarify questions, and increase overall efficiency in GIS operations.
Configures, develops and maintains web mapping tools and applications for internal and external users and management.
Maintains metadata and documentation of procedures, data, tools, and related workflows.
Provides assistance and support for GIS technician as needed.
Provides training, education, and assistance to staff members concerning GIS technology and software use.
Performs other related duties as required.