GIS Administrator - City of Frisco, TX

  • Thursday, June 02, 2022 8:43 AM
    Message # 12802968


    Under general supervision of the Enterprise GIS Manager, the GIS Administrator manages ArcGIS Enterprise geodatabase, file geodatabases, enterprise geodatabase security, and user accounts.  The GIS Administrator also publishes services and assists with the development of custom applications designed to disseminate geospatial data and analytics.  The GIS Administrator will help support, maintain, and troubleshoot the GIS environment as it relates to the SAFER platform for public safety.

    The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.

    Essential Job Functions & Other Important Duties
    • Manages ArcGIS Enterprise geodatabase, file geodatabases, and data stores.
    • Manages Portal, ArcGIS Online and enterprise geodatabase security and user accounts.
    • Publishes Map, Feature, Print, Geolocating, Search, and Geoprocessing services supporting numerous products and integrations.
    • Develops, implements, and manages the GIS data structure and geodatabase environment for use and adherence by GIS personnel.
    • Provides guidance to staff on best practices for analyzing and interpreting spatial data.
    • Provides advanced technical guidance to support staff; mentors staff in resolving GIS application issues.
    • Assists with installation, configuration, and maintenance of the ArcGIS server environment including creation, publication, and optimization of a variety of GIS resource services.
    • Assists with the development of GIS system architecture design and maintenance strategy.
    • Assists in directing design, development, and quality assurance for GIS software systems applications.
    • May develop code and software methodologies to automate complex GIS procedures to increase efficiencies and the overall effectiveness of the GIS program.
    • Maintains an elevated level of technical skills and knowledge to maintain proficiency in the latest technologies in GIS.
    • Assists Enterprise GIS Manager with budgetary requirements for GIS systems and provides long-range planning requirements for a sustainable GIS environment.
    • Provides instruction to the public and City staff on the benefits of GIS and related technologies through development of presentations and ability to answer questions extemporaneously.
    • Performs complex research in accumulating, and evaluating the accuracy of, existing and new data elements from a variety of internal and external sources.
    • Builds and maintains relationships throughout the enterprise to stay apprised of activities throughout the City.
    • Consults with departments in the development of their GIS plans, goals, and objectives.
    • Identifies, analyzes, and solves business problems with GIS through independent special projects.
    • Identifies opportunities within the City to use GIS to improve processes and integrate GIS providing technical oversight and approval throughout a given implementation.
    Other Important Duties:
    • Travels off site to present training or to attend meetings, conferences, and training.
    • May be required to work some evenings and weekends.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.
    Job Requirements
    • Proficiency with ArcGIS modules with a strong working knowledge of customization, SQL scripting, SQL Server, and database integration.
    • Ability to integrate, analyze, and evaluate data to produce GIS-based decision support tools.
    • Ability to assess staff skill levels and assign work appropriately; along with the ability to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals.
    • Ability to communicate effectively to senior, managerial, and technical levels and clearly present technical approaches related to resolving business issues with technology.
    • Knowledge of programming languages utilized for application development.
    • Knowledge of cartographic procedures and practices.
    • Knowledge of development integration and administration techniques for GIS.
    • Knowledge of technical support and computer training methods and techniques.
    • Knowledge of all City systems.
    • Knowledge of computer hardware, software, and peripherals.
    • Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of research and technical support techniques.
    • Knowledge of departmental and city rules, regulations, and procedures relevant to information systems and service.
    • Skill in effectively managing multiple projects.
    • Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns.
    • Skill in effective oral and written communications.
    Education, Experience, and Certifications/Licenses:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Computer Information Systems, Database Administration, or related field, and a minimum of five (5) years ArcGIS, Python, SQL, Microsoft Office Products; two (2) years of which are in a lead role overseeing ArcGIS SDE geodatabases; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • GISP certification preferred.
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check.
    • Must possess a valid State of Texas Driver's License.
    Environmental Factors & Conditions/Physical Requirements
    • Work is performed in an office environment.
    • Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.
    • Crouching – bending body forward by bending leg, spine.
    • Feeling – perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips.
    • Fingering – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
    • Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
    • Kneeling – bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees.
    • Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.
    • Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
    • Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.
    • Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
    • Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
    • Standing – for sustained periods of time.
    • Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word.
    • Visual Acuity 1 - prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, extensive reading.
    • Visual Acuity 2 - color, depth perception, field of vision.
    • Visual Acuity 3 - determine accuracy, neatness, observe facilities/structures.

    Work Environment:      
    • Work performed is primarily light work, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.

    Equipment and Tools Utilized:
    • Equipment utilized includes personal computer, copier, calculator, fax machine, and other standard office equipment and department vehicles.

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