GIS Coordinator

Casselberry, FL
United States

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No Travel

Job Description
The GIS Coordinator performs technical and professional work to support the City's Geographic Information System (GIS). This position is responsible for providing GIS administration, queries, data summaries, maps, and data maintenance, and research related to the development and maintenance of the City's GIS. The GIS Coordinator exercises considerable discretion for independent decisions based on technical or professional knowledge.
  1. Develops and maintains the City's Geographical Information Systems. (95%)
    1. Acquires, creates and maintains GIS data; creates and organizes map compositions.
    2. Analyzes GIS data; performs queries, summarized statistics and produces data reports to support City projects.
    3. Maintains the City's GIS database, including systems plans/maps, on a continuous basis and verifies the quality and accuracy of the data.
    4. Analyzes and designs graphic and non-graphic data structures.
    5. Verifies and collects field data, builds macros, as needed.
    6. Files and catalogs maps for accessibility.
    7. Promotes coordination of inter-departmental GIS standards.
    8. Maintains current addresses for City parcel data and shares with Seminole County.
    9. Maintains U.S. Census data and provides data and maps for districting.
  2. Additional Duties and Responsibilities (5%)
    1. Performs all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core values of the City, and consistent with City and department policies.
    2. Adheres to laws, regulations and policies of the City and of the assigned department. Follows instructions provided by the supervisor, department director or their designee.
    3. Completes the identified required or assigned training timely and applies acquired knowledge and/or skills.
    4. Participates in department meetings, staff meetings and other related activities.
    5. Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
    6. Maintains, preserves, retains and disposes public records pursuant to FS Chapter 119
  3. Emergency Management Role
    1. Participates as a member of the City staff as required to take action in the event of an emergency.
    2. Acts in the assigned role to support the City in disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts as described in the City of Casselberry Emergency Management Plan, supervisor or designee.

(These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties per formed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)
Job Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Training: A minimum of an Associate's degree (AA/AS) from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information System (GIS) graphics, AutoCAD, and mapping applications, geography, cartography and engineering drafting or closely related field is required. A comparable combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Experience: A minimum of two (2) years' experience working in a GIS production environment with the use of ArcView, Arc Info and CAD software programs required. Government agency experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's license. A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check will be made to determine acceptance of past driving record.
Security Clearance: Florida Department of Law Enforcement background clearance is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of GIS database development, management and maintenance.
Knowledge (intermediate to advanced level) of computers and specific software programs including: ArcView, ArcExplorer, AutoCAD, DB IV, Access, Excel, Acrobat – use and application.
Knowledge of cartographic techniques.
Knowledge of geographic information technology and terminology.
Knowledge of the appropriate uses of GIS technology and available application packages to recommend solutions for end users.
Knowledge of database design and management.
Knowledge (intermediate to advanced level) of Microsoft Office Suite; including but not limited to Outlook, Word and Excel.
Ability to recognize operational inefficiencies and to develop strategies and tools for mitigating them.
Ability to evaluate resources, initiate programs, manipulate, analyze and present data for use by decision makers.
Ability to analyze and solve unstructured problems.
Ability to effectively organize and prioritize requests for service and support.
Ability to read and interpret aerial photographs and maps.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical personnel.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
Ability to support the mission statement of the City of Casselberry: The City of Casselberry is a community that provides high quality service through dynamic leadership, strategic thinking, prudent resource management, and effective partnerships with its citizens and businesses.
Ability to support the core values of the City of Casselberry
Ability to support the vision of the City of Casselberry of a vibrant, affordable, diverse, and progressive community where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods, and access their city government.
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