Position Description GIS Administrator

responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Perform complex cadastral and GIS data maintenance, manipulation, analysis, extraction and generation assignments

Perform data research, investigation and verification Code and digitize maps and geographic feature data into various layers and databases

Respond to emergency mapping and information requests

Work closely with end users, other GIS staff and the EGIS Supervisor to identify GIS requirements, technical issues and training needs; analyze current business processes and recommends best practice solutions; construct information technology definitions based upon the identified needs of the organization and its clients.

Prepare, plan, produce, maintain and update a variety of maps, drawings, plans and other graphic representations displaying layers and attribute data from databases, using cartographic techniques to represent spatial data

Develops and maintains data layers, using GIS tools, relational databases Perform detailed spatial analysis including notifications, buffering, hot spot analysis and zone consolidation

Design and enter attribute data pertaining to specific features into a relational database

Analyze requests for a variety of new applications, programs and modifications to existing GIS programs; analyzes and documents user work processes and systems functionality requirements; analyzes current GIS system functions, procedures and capabilities to determine if improved methods are possible.

Work with the GIS Supervisor to develop and present proposals for new approaches and options to meet user’s needs.

Coordinate and conducts user applications training classes; develops training material and manuals Maintain EGIS’s extensive Metadata catalog

Maintain, develop and troubleshoot ArcGIS services

Provide customer support via email, telephone or through one-on-one interactions with our clients GIS concepts and analytical techniques, including computerized mapping and digital data conversion, manipulation and analysis

Provide on-call GIS support during emergency events such as weather and domestic situations.

Education and Experience ​

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements


Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited college or university; and Five years of GIS experience

Previous IT experience in government is preferred, but not required

Skills Requirements ​Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of the installation, maintenance, and enhancement of microcomputer systems and mainframe client servers.

Knowledge of the interrelationship of systems analysis, computer programming, and information technology operations.

Knowledge of current trends and developments in network-based communications systems.

Knowledge of computer-based communications protocols.

Knowledge of relational database structures.

Familiarity with the Customer Data Model and Business Objects relationships.

Skill in cartographic map design, accuracy of presentation with required map components and elements, layout and design.

Ability to analyze, apply logic and solve technology problems.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, management, technical co-workers and support specialists, and system users.

Ability to develop a working knowledge of computer systems software and operating systems.

Ability to develop systems software and systems software testing procedures.

Skills and requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited college or university; and

Seven years of related experience; including

Three years of supervisory responsibilities as disciplining, evaluating the performance of and recommending the hiring, firing, and promoting of subordinate employees.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Previous IT experience in government is preferred.

Skills Requirements

Comprehensive knowledge of Data and Analytics best practices.

Knowledge of project planning and scheduling; business continuity of operations planning; audit and compliance programs; and pertinent laws, regulations, and best data governance practices.

Ability to analyze and resolve complex business problems.

Ability to supervise, plan, and schedule the work of a professional staff and coordinate large initiatives in an agency defined by cross-functional activities.

Ability to analyze and resolve complex business problems.

Excellent communication skills which include the ability to prepare and deliver a cohesive strategy to executive leadership.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers.

Considerable experience in technical leadership around data.

A mix of experience in various IT disciplines such as vendor management, enterprise architecture, data governance and other disciplines will also be considered.