As part of the Public Service team, reporting to the GIS Administrator, the GIS Analyst designs, implements, and maintains all facets of City-wide GIS data, including the layers, tables and system interfaces; researches, manages and implements large scale GIS projects; recommends hardware, software, services and applications to be used; provides support to all city departments. Under general supervision of the Engineering Coordinator, provides support and assistance by performing a wide range of technical engineering, waterlines, storm water/sanitary sewer, roadway, sidewalks, drainage, and construction related tasks as required.
Examples of Duties
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: For purposes of 42 USC 12101:
1. Designs, implements and coordinates the development, operation and maintenance of an integrated, enterprise wide GIS database: reviews data for quality, accuracy, relevance and document information; utilizes GIS software and hardware to maintain data, perform analyses, develop applications and create documents; operates GIS equipment such as scanners, printers, digitizers and global positioning systems (GPS) to establish and maintain GIS; develops methods, standards and procedures for geographic data and GIS operations; ensures both the positional and attribute accuracy of data layers.
2. Provides GIS information and solutions to various departmental problems and needs: creates new data and information for specific department’s needs; produce maps, tables and other paper documents for other departments and the public; produces digital files and maps for distribution; performs GIS analysis to aid in problem solving and create new information; develops applications for dissemination to the public, city workers and other agencies; develops, designs and maintains internet and intranet GIS sites for city and public information access; and provides training and instruction to other city staff on GIS usage.
3. Researches, manages and implements all GIS projects: review departmental needs and determines tasks to be completed; review departmental needs and prioritizes projects; review new technology, hardware and software to determine relevance and potential use within the city.
4. Applies standard engineering principles; prepare material estimates; schedules phases of projects to coincide with legislative meetings; assists with public meetings; prepares plans and contract documents; assists in the bidding and awarding of contracts; manages public works construction; prepares correspondence; conducts progress meetings; verifies pay applications; prepare change orders; serves as liaison between public and contractor.
5. Provides construction engineering, management administration and reviews for capital improvement, right of way, and development projects to ensure conformity to project plans and specifications; coordinates one-year warranty inspections, audits inspector’s daily work logs for consistency and uniformity, monitors project budgets, purchases and payments in relation to work completed and time of completion.
6. Investigates resident requests for service (e.g., performs technical research; drafts written responses and provides telephone responses concerning infrastructure, traffic, drainage, and other engineering-related issues).
7. Provides surveying, design, drafting, and cost estimates for in-house engineering projects related to all construction and water, stormwater and sanitary sewer; reviews, analyzes, and comments on stormwater permit applications, technical data pertaining to water, waterlines, storm sewer and sanitary sewer system; maintains, updates, and issues street opening permits/storm water management permits.
8. Maintains licenses and certifications as required, if any.
9. Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
10. Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
11. Performs other duties as required. (5%)
Associates degree in GIS or GIS Certificate (ability to obtain within 6 months of hire). Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Geography or a related field; or Associate's degree or equivalent from an accredited two-year college or technical school and some progressively responsible related experience; or any combination of training, education, or experience which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Valid State of Ohio Driver's License and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance policy.
Hours of Work:
7-330pm, with overtime eligibility
First consideration will be given to those who apply on or before 11/9
The City of Upper Arlington offers an extensive benefits package. Benefits include:
- Paid Leave: Vacation, Sick, Personal, Holidays, Bereavement
- Health Insurance: Choice between Traditional PPO plan and High Deductible Plan with a Health Savings Account
- Dental Insurance with Delta Dental of Ohio
- Vision Insurance with Eyemed
- Group Term Life Insurance with option to purchase supplemental coverage
- Voluntary Pet Insurance
- Service Credit Compensation
- Deferred Compensation Savings Plans
- Wellness Program
- Employee Assistance Program
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $54,697.34 - $76,576.24 per year