Job Detail

Organization: Orange County Transportation Authority
Title: Section Manager III / Section Manager, Senior - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Location: Orange, CA

Posted: 2021-06-08
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

About OCTA:

Since its formation in 1991, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has kept residents and commuters moving throughout the 34 cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. OCTA’s responsibilities, programs and services impact every aspect of transportation within the state’s third largest county.

OCTA keeps people moving by reducing freeway congestion, improving safety and efficiency on our local roads, providing bus service and regional multimodal connections, helping people find ways to leave their cars home, and providing safe, convenient transportation to those with special needs. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork/partnership, communication, customer focus, can-do spirit and safety.

Overview:

Under minimal guidance, leads and manages the development, strategic planning, and operation of the agency’s Geographic Information System (GIS) program. This includes hardware and software planning and administration, development and maintenance of geographic databases, design and creation of custom GIS-related software applications and web sites. Provides strategic oversight of complex geoprocessing and data analysis, project development and management, leadership and supervision of technical staff, and budget planning.

Section Manager III, Geographic Information System - This is an exempt position in Salary Grade T: Min $96,283.20 – Mid $117,842.40 – Max $139,401.60 annually. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.

Section Manager, Senior, Geographic Information System - This is an exempt position in Salary Grade U: Min $110,427.20 – Mid $135,824.00 – Max $161,220.80 annually. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.

The application deadline for this position is open until filled.

Responsibilities:

This list is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and is not designed to be interpreted as an exhaustive listing of all tasks required of employees assigned to this job.


Qualifications:

Section Manager III, Geographic Information System - Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Geography, GIS, Planning, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field, with a minimum of six years of experience in a GIS related field. Three of those years are in management. Prior experience managing a GIS function (business unit) and GIS staff members. Strong understanding of spatial analysis and geographic data processing and presentation issues are required. Experience developing and managing GIS software, applications and databases and managing complex data development and analysis projects. A master’s degree is preferred.

Section Manager, Senior, Geographic Information System - Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Geography, GIS, Planning, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field, with a minimum of seven years of experience in a GIS related field. Three of those years are in management. Prior experience managing a GIS function (business unit) and GIS staff members. Strong understanding of spatial analysis and geographic data processing and presentation issues required. Experience developing and managing GIS software, applications and databases and managing complex data development and analysis projects. A master’s degree is preferred.

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

Working Conditions/Physical Activities:

(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OCTA provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

Positions in this class typically require:

Application and Selection Process:

This position will remain open until filled. For further information about this exciting career opportunity and to apply online, please visit our website at https://octa.jibeapply.com/octa-careers/jobs/2615?lang=en-us.
We are unable to accept resumes in lieu of an online application. For additional information, please contact the Employment Office at (714) 560-5600.


Compensation and Benefits:

OCTA offers an attractive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision health insurance programs, flex time (may be available), paid sick leave, paid vacation and holidays, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, deferred compensation plan, educational reimbursement, excellent in-house training programs, free transportation passes for the employee and dependents, wellness and ergonomic programs, and much more.

OCTA is an equal employment opportunity employer that recruits, hires, and promotes qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, disability, genetic information, military and veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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