Organization: City of Beverly Hills
Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Integrator
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED DIRECTLY VIA:
Who We Are
The City of Beverly Hills has a long-standing reputation for providing superior customer service to residents, businesses, and visitors. This characteristic, combined with outstanding staff in all departments, has been a hallmark of success for this high performance organization. The municipal government (1,000+ full-time and part-time employees) provides the highest quality safety services, recreational, municipal services, and physical environment.
What We Do:
The Information Technology (IT) Department is recognized among municipalities as a premier provider of technology infrastructure and services. The Department's mission is to make information available anytime and anywhere by facilitating citywide and intergovernmental knowledge sharing and ensuring access to reliable, innovative, and cost effective technologies. The IT Department is comprised of three divisions: Information Technology, Cable TV, and Graphic/Reprographics. The Systems Integration classification falls under Information Technology Division which oversees IT Administration, Network & Communications, Client Support, Software Solutions and Data Center functions.
What We Are Looking For
The Information Technology (IT) Department is looking for an experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Integrator. This position develops, designs, implements and maintains GIS systems and databases for the City. This position is also expected to install, maintain and troubleshoot relevant system software and programs. This classification also creates and updates GIS layers, datasets, and related metadata. GIS Integrators assist the department with developing standards and business processes for the collection, acquisition and maintenance of data. This role is expected to exercise sound judgement when making technical recommendations and remain flexible when reprioritizing tasks based on operational impact. The ideal candidate would have strong relationship building skills, project management experience, dedication, and be able to effectively explain technical solutions in laymen terms to customers at all levels. They would also have experience with compliance with established legal and operational requirements This position reports to the GIS Coordinator.
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and whose interests and experience appear to meet the desired qualifications of the position will be invited to participate in the next steps of the recruitment process which will include:
*Practical Written Exam (tentative)
All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position, including detailed responses to all supplemental questions. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application or supplemental application materials. Applicants will be notified of their status approximately 2-3 weeks after the close of the recruitment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience.
The final step of the selection process requires a thorough police background investigation. The background investigation will include a comprehensive investigation of the candidate's background which includes, Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background check, education and employment history (including a credit, criminal and DMV review), personal statement, employment and personal reference check.
Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Note: Falsifying one's education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City of Beverly Hills.
Disaster Service Workers
All City of Beverly Hills employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Condition of Employment
All newly hired or rehired City of Beverly Hills employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how this is applicable to your employment, please contact Human Resources at (310) 285-1067.
A person in this role: Designs, develops and maintains applications and databases utilizing integrated Geographic Information System (GIS) technology. Performs spatial data management, analysis and editing in support of departmental operations and projects. Implements and coordinates GIS related projects and geospatial services in support of the enterprise.
*Develops, designs, implements and maintains GIS systems and databases. Installs, maintains and troubleshoots relevant system software and programs.
*Develops standards and business processes for the collection, acquisition and maintenance of data. Ensures that data are accurate, complete and in compliance with established legal and operational requirements.
*Creates and updates GIS layers, datasets, and related metadata.
*Edits all asset-GIS-data and administers GIS interfaces for third-party business applications, e.g. Infor/ Hansen.
*Confers with user department personnel to assess operational needs; recommends, develops, implements and manages GIS projects for assigned departments.
*Interprets, explains, trains and provides technical guidance to user departments. Learns and maintains knowledge of operational environment, relevant methods, and procedure of assigned departments.
*Develops GIS user applications utilizing ESRI's suite of products and related development tools.
*Performs spatial data analysis, modeling, map production, and reporting.
*Provides technical support and training; assists users to enter, retrieve and manipulate data effectively; reviews and resolves conflicts in assigned application; monitors program activities to maintain optimum performance. Troubleshoots problems and makes corrections. Provides information and respond to inquiries, problems and users concerns.
*Conducts appropriate data conversion and application integration.
*Creates and maintains data organization, documentation, training materials and application user manuals and related records.
*Keeps abreast of changes and innovations in the field; researches and recommends application upgrades, enhancements and changes to keep current and meet user needs.
*Conducts research, analyzes data, and prepares recommendations; participates in meetings; leads project work-groups; monitors the work of consultants as assigned.
*Ensures that data and applications meet the City's enterprise GIS requirements for accuracy, referential integrity, security, availability, currency, duplication and ownership.
*Performs related duties as assigned.
To access the full classification specification, please use the following link:
Education, Training and Experience:
-Bachelor's degree in Geography/Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Civil Engineering, Planning or closely related field. An advance degree is highly desirable.
-Three years of recent experience performing design, implementation and maintenance of GIS databases and applications.
-Experience with business processes and applications for public works and capital assets or related fields are highly preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
-Possession of a valid California driver's license.
-Geographic Information System Professional (GISP) Certification is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
-Concepts and techniques of advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
-Principles and practices of computer programming logic related to GIS database management system, design, GPS, plotters, network, web, mobile, and integrated software platforms.
-Methods and techniques of GIS and design hardware and software installation, testing, and operation.
-Methods and techniques of GIS development languages including Java, Python, Perl, SQL and other related languages.
-Industry standards for geospatial data quality, applications and compliance requirements.
-Principles and practices of project management and evaluation.
-Relevant city government/municipal operations.
-Develop and maintain multi-user GIS databases and custom applications.
-Conduct geospatial data collection and QA/QC. Design and implement relevant geospatial modeling and analysis for assigned department operation.
-Understand database management system (DBMS) protocol and utilize DBMS tools to create, install and maintain custom database applications.
-Automate and extend out-of-box GIS functionality using desktop, server, web and mobile development tools.
-Read, interpret, and utilize a variety of advisory data and technical information including maps, demographic reports, designs, plans, zoning information.
-Prepare clear and concise reports. Maintain technical libraries, documentation files, and related records and reports.
-Analyze user system problems, evaluate alternatives, and resolve problems effectively.
-Diagnose and troubleshoot GIS hardware and software problems.
-Obtain accurate and complete information from end-users to identify their needs and problems and develop and/or design technical solutions.
-Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
-Maintain confidentiality of information, documents and records.
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and a variety of individuals and groups.
-Establish and enforce data submission standards with consultants and data providers.
-Meet deadlines and adapt quickly to change.
-Business process analysis and optimization, preferably as it applies to public works and capital assets.
-Developing GIS data standards and enforcing compliance.
-Geospatial data lifecycle, accuracy, integrity, security and editing.
-Spatial data analysis and programming.
-Developing interactive GIS maps and cartographic design.
-Reviewing and interpreting information from engineering drawings, imagery, GPS maps and other source documents.
-Training system users in GIS applications.
-Project management and implementation of technology.
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