Posting Timeline: This job is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received. Portland Public Schools reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.
Portland Public Schools (PPS) seeks a highly motivated self-starter GIS Specialist to contribute to and build on its current data integrity to provide spatial business intelligence and decision support. Large public school districts like PPS serve a unique position in state and regional government administration regarding data-driven decision-making. Accurate, detailed and validated operational datasets are essential to functional coordination between district departments and strategic planners. School datasets also provide a key component to state and regional hazard mitigation planning, as well as community and infrastructure development. PPS is migrating toward a more integrated enterprise GIS platform for managing and reporting it core datasets.
The GIS Specialist will perform analysis and map document production related to spatial analysis, building and operations records management, student data, and enterprise software development. More specifically the GIS Specialist assists in data editing and analysis, process automation, information requests, and systems integration of the enterprise environment.
This position is classified as GIS Specialist, Pay Grade 22, on the Non-Represented, Confidential, Professional and Management Employees salary schedule FLSA Non-Exempt. New hires are typically placed at step 1: $59,066.
The Non-Represented Confidential Professional Management and Employees Salary Schedule for 260 day employees can be found here: https://www.pps.net/cms/lib/OR01913224/Centricity/Domain/56/Class%20Comp/Salary%20Schedules/Conf%20Prof%20Mngt%20sal%20sched%20-%20260%20day.pdf
For more details, the complete Classification Specification can be viewed here: Paste link to pdf from here: https://www.pps.net/cms/lib/OR01913224/Centricity/Domain/56/Class%20Comp/Classification%20Specifications/CPM%20Specs/OPS_OSM/PPS%20Class%20Spec-GIS%20Series.pdf
Education, Training and Experience:
Portland Public Schools (PPS) offers several competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to employees. Fringe benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, 403(b) retirement savings plan and various leave and professional development programs. Depending on the insurance option selected by the employee, there may be an employee contribution toward insurance.
Portland Public Schools is a public employer and participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP). Eligible employees are required by statute to contribute 6% of salary on a pre-tax basis to OPSRP/IAP, after serving six months under a PERS employer.
For more information please visit our Benefits site at http://www.pps.net/Page/1635