Do you have a well-rounded / robust Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and supervisory background? Are you confident in your communication skills and ability to lead a team of diverse and experienced GIS professionals? You may be the Mapping and GIS Supervisor for which we are looking!
The City of Portland is seeking an experienced Mapping and GIS Supervisor within the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES). The Mapping and GIS Supervisor works within BES' Technical Services Group, and is embedded within the Information Systems and Mapping (ISM) division of BES. The GIS Team, within the ISM division, is comprised of primarily GIS Technician IIs and IIIs. The ISM division is BES’ centralized provider of Information Technology, Geographic Information System practices and Data Management functions.
The Mapping and GIS Supervisor will lead a full complement of Geographic Information System projects and maintenance across our bureau, including but not limited to mapping and upkeep of our bureau’s $20B Collection System assets (horizontal and vertical assets), 3D Building Information Modeling of our treatment plants, LiDAR processing, and various other GIS and mapping needs to support a myriad of complex business needs across a diverse set of trades.
BES encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.
What you'll get to do:
An ideal candidate will possess advanced knowledge of contemporary GIS tools, practices, and techniques, strong communication and leadership skills, experience supervising multiple professionals with diverse communication preferences and backgrounds, and foster exceptional relationships (customer service mindset) with internal and external stakeholders.
About the Bureau of Environmental Services
This is an exciting time to join the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES). Collectively we are re-imagining the work we do to ensure it aligns with Our Values:
At BES, we value our customers and partners; Portlanders’ sense of connection to their waterways; conscientious stewardship of our watersheds, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and financial resources; a diverse, collaborative, healthy, and engaged workforce; leadership among our employees and in our City and community; equity in our workplace, business practices, and service delivery; clear communication and transparency; innovative, sustainable, and resilient solutions.
BES is seeking talented individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds with knowledge, ability, and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities; and that desire to work collaboratively and creatively to broaden the variety of innovative ways to partner with and serve all Portland communities.
To learn more about the work we do at BES, click on the link: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/
City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility
These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here.
Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, healthcare flexible and/or dependent care spending accounts, Carrot Fertility, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.
The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here. or more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here.
Many positions within the City are designated as hybrid and currently the City requires you to work perform at least half of their work in-person. City Council approved a human resources administrative rule in January 2023, HRAR – 4.045, requiring employees, including those who are fully remote and hybrid, to perform work within Oregon or Washington. For more information, click here.
Applicants must meet each of the following minimum qualifications. Applicants should describe in their responses to the supplemental questions and resume how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications:
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and supplemental questions are weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection