Recruitment information: Application materials (application, cover letter, and resume) must be completed along with responses to any supplemental questions to be considered for the position. First review of applications will occur on 02/16/18.
Position Information: The GIS Specialist's role is to perform intermediate to advanced technical work providing technical support for GIS project implementation and operation, creating, testing and enhancing GIS applications, developing and administering web-based GIS applications, preparing GIS datasets, maps, database reports and specialized queries, developing and administering Utilities for Water, Sewer and Storm operations.
A GIS Specialist position requires a proficiency in both a GIS and customer service capacity. This position requires extensive knowledge and ability to perform a diverse array of complex GIS related work. This position requires an employee to be flexible, be able to multitask, think intuitively, implore time management and project management skills, and possess troubleshooting ability. Employee must be well versed in ESRI products and be able to work with GIS data effectively. This position requires working with many departments around the City as well as the public and other municipalities. An employee in this position should require minimal supervision and be able to use initiative and good work ethic to accomplish assigned tasks.
This position is covered under the EBA collective bargaining agreement, visit the website, www.mylongview.com for a copy of the agreement. A pre-employment background check will be conducted.
Essential Job Duties
Associate's degree or two-year technical certificate in computer science, or related field; and 3-5 years hands on experience with GIS based software; ESRI ArcGIS.
Ideal Candidate Information