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Organization: Spatial Systems Associates Inc
Title: GIS Project Manager
Location: Columbia, Maryland
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-08-03

Position Description:

Are you an experienced GIS professional looking for challenging work and the ability to develop professionally in a collaborative environment? Then we invite you to explore the opportunities available with our growing company!

Spatial Systems Associates, Inc. is seeking a GIS Project Manager for work in Columbia, MD and the Washington, DC region. Typical projects include geospatial data development, field data creation and validation, application development, systems integration, analysis, and cartography.

The GIS Project Manager will:
• Be responsible for carrying out GIS service projects by interfacing with customers to ensure requirements are defined and achievable and project schedules are established and met.
• Respond to customer requests for information or data analysis.
• Establish and manage labor budgets for projects.
• Provide technical leadership in developing workflows, database schemas, and application concepts.
• Manage staffing resources assigned to projects being managed. This includes training staff members, setting productivity goals, tracking productivity, and performing QA/QC on work products.
• Preparation of monthly project reports based on customer requirements and associated invoice documentation.
• Preparation of deliverables to customers.
• Assist in overall staff management such as candidate interviews, performance reviews, staff mentoring and staff retention.

What we need:
• BS/BA in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Civil Engineering or related field.
• 5 Years full-time work experience in the use of GIS technology with progressively increasing responsibility and technical difficulty.
• Experience using Esri’s ArcGIS technologies.

Highly preferred skills and credentials:
- Experience in the use of GIS for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater management.
- Experience in the use of Asset Management Systems such as Infor, Cityworks, Cartegraph, etc.
- Experience creating model builder models and Python scripts for ArcGIS Geoprocessing
- PMP Certification
- GISP Certification
- Experience collecting and validating GIS information via GPS
- Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)
- Experience using open source GIS software

What we offer:
• A collaborative culture that fosters learning and professional growth
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience
• Competitive benefits including Health insurance, health flexible spending, and 401K retirement
• Paid time off for sick/vacation time and company paid holidays


Spatial Systems Associates, Inc. was founded in 1995 and has provided GIS related products and services to Federal, State, County, Municipal, Non-Profit, and Private Industry customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We provide GIS services in the areas of data development, field data collection/validation, application development, analysis, cartography, and implementation consulting. SSA is an Esri Business Partner and collaborates closely with Esri staff. SSA has major purchasing contracts with U.S. Government, State of Maryland, various county and municipal government clients.

Please send your resume to hr_pm_a@spatialsys.com. Please note that relocation expenses will not be paid for this position. SSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.