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Geospatial Data Specialist I or II (IT)

Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
The City of Cedar Rapids is hiring for a Geospatial Data Specialist I or II. The job descriptions differ by education and experience requirements. Please see details below:

Updates and maintains a wide variety of Enterprise-wide Geographic Information System Databases, creates maps, responds to customer requests for geospatial data. Essential functions include, Use of the ArcGIS Software Suite. Develops, configures, initializes, and maintains department specific asset/infrastructure management programs. Drives the work load of the field crew. Provides technical support to the assigned department.

Position Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
Salary-
I: $24.42- $32.97 Hourly
II: $26.14- $35.28 Hourly

Examples of Essential Duties:
Digitizes, maintains, and analyzes geographic data. Recommends and implements efficiencies and enhancements.
Creates, administers, and updates infrastructure preventative maintenance programs. Designs, configures, implements, and maintains asset management programs for department specific infrastructure.
Provide support to departmental staff with service requests and work flows using the GIS-based asset management software.
Researches and compiles infrastructure and related data from hard copy maps, engineering drawings, and database tables for entry into GIS.
Updates, verifies, and maintains GIS database and tables.
Provides technical support to departmental staff in the development of infrastructure management programs.
Directs and performs field location and verifies proper identification of City infrastructure.
Utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and software to collect, record, and download field data to the GIS.
Provides support for field personnel regarding the locations of infrastructure features.
Performs or coordinates update, maintenance, and repair of GIS, GPS, and related hardware and software.
Operates various engineering survey instruments for determination of precise location of transportation system features.
Maintains survey equipment and performs regular calibration to ensure accuracy of results.
Performs related work as required.

Geospatial Data Specialist I:
Required Education and Experience
Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Planning, Computer Science, Environmental Science, or a related field and
One (1) year of experience in GIS Feature Creation, Database Maintenance, SQL and Python, Esri Products (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcPro, etc.), ArcGIS Online, cartographic experience or
An equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population

Geospatial Data Specialist II:
Required Education and Experience
Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Planning, Computer Science, Environmental Science, or a related field and
One (1) to three (3) years of experience in GIS Feature Creation, Database Maintenance, SQL and Python, Esri Products (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcPro, etc.), ArcGIS Online, cartographic experience or
An equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population

I/II:
Required Licenses or Certifications
May be required to obtain Iowa NCIC certification based on work assignment

COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES

Knowledge of:
Software applications for GIS including GPS
Methods, practices, techniques, materials, and supplies used in urban planning and infrastructure management development, and construction
Engineering principles, practices, and techniques
Safety regulations, principles, protocols, practices, and procedures
Advanced analytical modeling
Industry specific maintenance and regulatory practices
Program management principles

Skills in:
Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to:
Work cooperatively and develop and maintain effective working relationships
Prepare accurate and reliable reports containing findings, recommendations, and conclusions on computer operations and software applications
Read and interpret engineering plans, specifications, construction documents, maps, plats, and legal descriptions
Train and support field and office staff in GIS and GPS

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City of Cedar Rapids
101 First Street Se
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401 USA

  

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