Commerce City Civic Center, East 60th Avenue, Commerce City, CO, USA
The GIS Manager manages GIS services to City staff and citizens, including day-to-day activities, tactical and strategic planning, and development of services. The GIS Manager oversees the GIS Division and is accountable for the quality and efficiency of GIS products and data.
The hiring range for this position is $85,826 - $122.817 per year ($41.2627 - $59.0471 per hour)
The City of Commerce City has adopted a hybrid work environment that includes remote (telework) and in-person duties. This position offersprimarily remote work and is required to be on-site when needed, this position will also have flexible schedule options.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Oversees all division staff including performance evaluations, coaching, and work products
Coordinates plans and manages the activities of the GIS team
Manages large technical projects with a broad and long range of City impact utilizing PMI methods
Prepares annual budget requests and manages budget expenditures for the division
Oversees the division workplan in alignment with the IT Strategic Plan
Researches new GIS Technology and implements appropriate technologies per industry best practices
Responsible for working with City departments to identify geospatial data, maps, and applications requirements, as well as interfaces to other systems within the City and various local, regional, state, and federal jurisdictions as required
Develops and manages all data quality assurance activities related to the enterprise GIS
Implements short and long term strategic planning, goals, and priorities for GIS services in alignment with City goals, mission, and vision
Facilitates installation, maintenance, and upgrades of GIS hardware and software on personal computers and servers
Ensures GIS team meets all service level objectives
Ensures GIS data, maps, applications, and services are in compliance with established policies, procedures, and standards
Actively evaluates and updates policies, procedures, and standards for the division
Provides hands-on tier 3 GIS support to internal and external users
Provides GIS training to GIS staff and other city employees as necessary
Oversees database maintenance and enhancements
Oversees publication of data in the form of digital and static maps and reports
Oversees publication of data to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Server
Identifies organizational and departmental GIS requirements; translates requirements into the technical process and system solutions
Participate in on-call after the hour's support team
Document all work products and progress in the IT Service Management System
Ensure service level commitments are met to internal and external customers
All employees must model and demonstrate the City Values at all times during the course of employment; to include: Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, and Excellence.
Essential Supervisory Duties
Prepares timely performance evaluations that clearly define expectations
Documents performance highlights and provides regular feedback to employees
Mentors staff and identifies training opportunities to maximize performance
Monitors training outcomes based on established training standards and requirements
Trains, supervises, schedules, and evaluates the employees assigned to the GIS Division
Plans and manages team workload effectively, ensuring transparency and visibility into the division operations.
Leads regular team meetings and confers one-on-one with direct reports regularly
Performs other duties as assigned
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications. Employees are accountable for all duties associated with this position.
Bachelor in Computer Science, Geography, Planning, Engineering or Natural Sciences with an emphasis in Geographic Information Systems or related field and six years of progressively responsible related experience including GIS, Esri, and customer service. Experience with current Microsoft desktop operating systems, Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft SQL Server, and Microsoft Server. Previous Supervisory or lead worker experience. Certification in one or more Esri certification programs desired. Experience and training in ITIL with ITIL Foundations Certification preferred. CJIS certified or able to obtain certification within 30 days of employment. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expert knowledge of the theory, principles, practices and methods of GIS and Esri's versioned enterprise database as well as ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS for Server
Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of ITIL
Strong knowledge of local government business practices, processes, and challenges
Advanced knowledge of the terminology, principles and methods utilized within GIS and IT including nomenclature, symbols, principles and mathematics of mapping; map interpretation;
Strong knowledge of RDBMS technology that includes Microsoft SQL Server or similar RDBMS
Expert knowledge of geographic, cartographic, and geodesy principles.
Working knowledge of computer programming principles, specifically object-oriented
Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and practices
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows server and desktop operating systems.
Working knowledge of ArcPy
Skill in identifying and clarifying problems with strong problem solving skills
Skill in analyzing and synthesizing large volumes of data
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Strong customer advocacy and customer relationship skills
Group facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills
Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and delegation
Leadership ability to develop and support a team with cooperation, trust, collaboration, and ownership
Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions
As one of the state’s fastest-growing communities, Commerce City is redefining itself for the next generation, building on historic values of community, industry, agriculture, and family.
Centrally located along Colorado’s bustling Front Range, Commerce City is a quality community for a lifetime.
It’s a safe, diverse, and welcoming community with 25 miles of trails, a championship golf course, 840 acres of open space and parks, 1,300 thriving businesses, one of the country’s largest soccer complexes, and the nation’s largest urban wildlife refuge.