Georgia Association of Public Safety Communications Officials

City of Atlanta 911: GIS Coordinator

GIS Coordinator(Job Number: 211273)Description Posting expires: 4/18/2022Salary commensurate with experience General Description and Classification StandardsCoordinates GIS projects and activities in the City. Uses geospatial technology expertise to provide support for various departments as it relates to the needs of users to access city records and plans. Developes the annual operating and capital improvements budgets. This is a Senior level position capable of carrying out most assignments under general direction. Supervision Received Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks.Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned. Coordinates and assigns GIS personnel to projects. Provides team lead oversight on projects including quality assurance, data analysis, map production and report production. Provides technical support to staff and other departments to ensure that the city- wide GIS system is meeting the needs of the departments missions. Provides daily management of city’s enterprise geographic information system servers, and related workstations. Maintains and updates GIS databases, including database design, uploading and downloading files.Decision Making Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines. Applies organizational policies. May interpret organizational policies and recommend exceptions.Leadership Provided Serves as a technical resource or mentor to other employees. May lead or instruct less experienced workers in high level or technical jobs. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list. Specialized knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Ability to resolve issues without escalation. Substantial understanding of the job and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks. Specialized knowledge of personal computers and related systems and networks. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) principles, theory, re-engineering design and systems development practices, services, activities, and techniques including systems analysis. Skill in using a range of software tools for GIS map creation and maintenance, data analysis, and Internet-enabled GIS including City standard Makes modifications to existing applications based on user needs and specifications. software, database and operating systems. Skill in managing user relations and administrative, project, and Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers receiving GIS services. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Associates degree in computer science, geography or CAD. 4 years’ of work experience in GIS support.Preferred Education & Experience Bachelor’s degree in computer science, geography or CAD or a related field and 6 years’ of work experience in GIS support.Licensures and Certifications None required. Essential Capabilities and Work Environment Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.