Job Detail

Organization: Town of Ithaca
Title: Geographic Information Specialist (GIS) Analyst
Location: Ithaca, NY

Posted: 2019-11-20
Application Deadline: 2019-12-16

Position Description:


Town of Ithaca Job Posting

TITLE: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst
LOCATION: Town Hall, 215 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca
SALARY RANGE: $35.00 / Hour -2020 hire rate
CIVIL SERVICE EXAM: Yes, provisional appointment pending next exam

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This position is responsible for the development, maintenance, implementation and analysis of geographic information systems (GIS) products and applications. The incumbent will assist the Director of Engineering with the management and development of specific departmental GIS or related projects. The position will coordinate with departmental staff, other departments, and outside agencies towards the acquisition of data, project design, and spatial data processing functions. Incumbent will be responsible for responding to public inquires and data requests. Responsibilities may include functioning on and leading teams of Department staff, Town staff and representatives from other agencies. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Engineering, with considerable leeway for managing GIS projects for specific departments, planning work methods and procedures to achieve end goals. The position is also responsible for designing, building, implementing, and maintaining Web pages, sites and applications related to the GIS program and other departmental services. Although supervision of others is not a primary function of this position, the incumbent may be called upon to supervise work projects, work groups, and to provide technical supervision and training to staff. This position requires the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy making daily independent judgments in managing and coordinating major projects. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college with a Bachelorís Degree in Geographic Information Systems, cartography, surveying, computer science, engineering or a related field AND one year of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time) professional computer graphic design and web-based application development experience in a public or private planning, engineering, architectural, or similar technical agency using mapping software, computer aided design graphics (CAD) and/or database applications; OR

(b) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an Associateís Degree in Geographic Information Systems, cartography, surveying, computer science, engineering or a related field AND three years of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time) professional computer graphic design and web-based application development experience in a public or private planning, engineering, architectural, or similar technical agency using mapping software, computer aided design graphics (CAD) and/or database applications; OR

(c) Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a) and (b) above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Required to possess a valid New York State Driver's License to operate a motor vehicle or otherwise demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.


Submit online county application at: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies
Scroll down the list to the Town of Ithaca listings. Please attach a cover letter and resume when filing.
Questions regarding the online applications contact Tompkins Co. Civil Service 607-274-5526

Applications deadline: Friday, December 16, 2019

Questions: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager (607) 273-1721 or [email protected]

The Town of Ithaca is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is striving to enhance the diversity of its workforce.

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