To perform a variety of technical duties in the planning, coordination, implementation and maintenance of the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) including the design, implementation and maintenance of City spatial database structures, spatial analysis and research, map production, GIS application development including internet mapping; to manage GIS projects; to participate in the development and maintenance of electronic databases for use in City business and asset management; to coordinate GIS activities with City staff, other government agencies and acts as GIS reference contact to the general public; to provide user training to various departmental personnel and resolve problems; to provide highly technical and complex staff assistance to the Information Technology Manager; and to perform a variety of technical duties relative to assigned area of responsibility.
Duties/Responsibilities: The following tasks are typical for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here:
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Minimum of two years of increasingly responsible experience in a GIS-based infastructure management capacity, including design, integration, and implementation coordination.
Two years' experience with ESRI products including ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server and ArcPad preferred.
Licensing and Certifications
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential job functions.
Environment: Office environment with some travel between work sites; frequent exposure to computer screens.
Mobility: Duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time; extensive use of computer keyboard; moderate or light lifting, moving and carrying of equipment up to 50 pounds; bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling.
Vision: Visual acuity to read computer screens and printed documents.
Submit completed City application online by the posted deadline. Appropriate documentation verifying veteran status, including DD-214 or DD-215 plus the City of Forest Grove's Veterans Preference Form, must be submitted if claiming veteran's preference. Applications will be screened through an evaluation of skills, experience and work history. Please note that the Education and Experience sections of the application must be filled out completely and truthfully. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified from the selection process. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. References will be checked on finalist.
A thorough background investigation will be completed on the selected candidate, including criminal history check and driving record review. Placement in the salary range depends upon qualifications, experience and training. Advancement within the range is considered annually based on performance. Please note salary range listed is effective July 1, 2018. This is an equal employment opportunity.
Please be sure to include in your application a valid email address you check frequently (including spam and junk folders), as candidates may be notified via email.
This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is represented by AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)