Job Detail

Organization: City of Columbia
Title: GIS Supervisor
Location: Columbia MO

Posted: 2022-06-30
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

GIS Supervisor
Information Technology
$26.91 - $34.96-$43.00/hr Minimum-Midpoint-Maximum; Commensurate with training and experience

The City of Columbia, located in beautiful mid-Missouri, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of GIS Supervisor. This vital position within the Information Technology Department joins a 55-person IT team that manages a large Enterprise GIS and supervises GIS work throughout all City Departments. The GIS Supervisor will Supervise the GIS staff workgroups and projects to administer and maintain GIS mapping systems, databases and applications. Supervise, organize, schedule, assign, train, counsel and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Ensure GIS databases and software are available, reliable, functional and secure to benefit the appropriate users. Develop, maintain, analyze and support geospatial data and projects, ensuring data used by staff is accurate, reliable and timely. Oversee, administer and maintain GIS databases and software. Complete routine maintenance and processing to ensure system integrity. Prepare data, records, dependencies, permissions and procedures. Maintain data integrity and troubleshoot concerns. Manage GIS projects. Ensure communication and meetings, timelines and project milestones. Synthesize data into actionable information for end users and customers. Design and build GIS applications based on customer needs and best practices. Maintain integrity of mapping systems and data through checking work of staff and assessing performance of data systems. Perform team leader functions for GIS projects: manage deadlines, provide status reports, and facilitate final testing and project sign-off. In-depth knowledge of ESRI's entire ArcGIS platform including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise (SDE) / Server / Portal / Monitor, and ArcGIS Online. Thorough knowledge of multi-user, enterprise GeoDatabases. Thorough knowledge of GIS theory and practice including cartography, coordinate systems, spatial database design, and spatial analysis. Working knowledge of computer programming & scripting languages. Ability to perform accurate and detailed work. Ability to design and implement complex computer applications and integrate with existing systems. Ability to evaluate new software, hardware, and data needs, and to develop plans for the long-term success of GIS. Ability to work effectively with management of town and outside agencies in assessing problems and in establishing priorities. Must be skilled in preparing and implementing short and long-term plans; communicating effectively orally, in presentations, and in writing; supervising people and projects; and in developing and monitoring budgets. Must have the skill to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems independently, and have thorough knowledge of Scrum/Agile project workflows and development. Must possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Geography, GIS, Engineering, Information Technology or related field and a minimum of 5 years of practical experience including supervisory experience. Official City of Columbia application form must be completed at This position is open until filled with preferred application deadline of Friday, June 24, 2022.

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