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Organization: Macon-Bibb Government
Title: GIS Analyst III
Location: Macon, GA USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-04-14

Position Description:



Macon-Bibb Government is offering an opportunity for an experienced GIS Analyst to join our small collaborative team to build on and expand the city’s enterprise GIS.

We are looking for skillful candidates with qualities including:

1. Exceptional work ethic
2. Tremendously client-focused
3. GIS Technical and Cartographic skills
4. Capability to bring new and innovative ideas to help build a smart community
5. 2-5 years professional GIS experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Interests and experience in urban planning/city planning GIS or similar fields
• Candidates must be client-focused. Candidates must demonstrate a “customer first” approach to job tasks; dedicated to exceeding the expectations & requirements of internal & external customers.
• User or Administrator experience with ArcGIS Online Organizational Accounts
• Experience with ESRI’s Local Government Information Model or other industry specific data models
• Cartographic design and high quality map production
• Perform spatial analyses and create information products using advanced GIS geoprocessing tools and processes
• Able to work with little supervision and oversight, yet work well in a team environment
• Excellent written skills and strong oral communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• User or Administrator experience with ArcGIS for Server and/or Portal for ArcGIS
• Experience with SQL Server
• GISP or other industry certifications
• Experience with Asset Management Systems like Cityworks/Freeance or other systems
• Diagnosing and “troubleshooting” of GIS and related software problems
• Educational experience including a BS degree in geography, surveying, computer science, urban planning or related field

Day-to-Day Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop GIS data to create information products, generate ad-hoc maps and reports to meet specific business needs of the City or its contractors
• Maintain key datasets including addresses, parcels, roads, and city assets as well as all other existing and future datasets
• GIS data conversion/geoprocessing
• Prepare project plans, and directing vendors (consultants) and internal project teams to accomplish plan tasks in order to meet user requirements
• Develop, maintain and update databases
• Identify, analyze and solve system problems
• Maintain, develop, implement, and improve GIS standards, policies and procedures
• Provide GIS training to City staff as necessary
• Coordinate with and transfer data to and from necessary external entities
• Develop new applications and train others in the use of these applications

Ongoing Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage (or assist) in the management of City GIS software licenses
• Coordinate the acquisition of new spatial data and supervise the integration of these data into the Macon-Bibb GIS
• Establish, document and manage quality control procedures
• Design, develop, test, document, and certify applications, programs and systems functionality
• Systems Integration
• Applications development and implementation
• Design and implement training plans
• Capture GIS data in different formats using GPS, smartphones, tablets, etc.
• Perform GIS data quality control, including reviewing data for completeness and accuracy identifying and correcting errors or omissions in the data
• Catalog and inventory GIS data, including metadata creation
• Provide support services for City-provided GIS software and systems
• Prepare Monthly Status Reports