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(DBI) GIS Technical Manager (Non Civil Service)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $85,184 - $106,479 a year

City of Dallas, TX

Job detailsSalary$85,184 – $106,479 a yearJob TypeFull-timeBenefitsPulled from the full job descriptionDental insuranceHealth insurancePaid time offPet insuranceTuition reimbursementVision insuranceFull Job Description

Position Purpose

Welcome to the City of Dallas! The City of Dallas is one of the largest employers in the DFW Metroplex. We offer growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference in our community. What do we offer? A competitive salary, five year vested pension plan, great benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, qualifying childcare assistance, paid time off and more. Join our diverse workforce and help us in providing excellent service to the residents of Dallas while building a rewarding career. The Manager-GIS manages, oversees, and supervises the citywide acquisition, creation, testing, and implementation of an efficient Geographical Information System (GIS) for reference by all City departments.

Essential Functions

1 Plans, coordinates, and manages the implementation of the GIS development process in order to integrate all necessary information into the system; serves as a business analyst, developer, database administrator, project manager, and other related roles to ensure effective delivery of services.

2 Translates business and customer needs into sustainable geospatial technical solutions; maintains and shares accurate and timely asset information across a variety of fixed and mobile GIS platforms.

3 Manages the requirements definition, selection, acquisition, and contracting of GIS projects with vendors and consultants.

4 Prepares the annual budget for the citywide GIS development and manages the GIS program activities to ensure operation within approved budget limitations; adjusts the citywide development plans to conform to final funding.

5 Develops and enforces policies, procedures, and standards for the operation and maintenance of the City’s GIS.

6 Manages the acquisition of equipment, software, facilities, course development, and classroom instruction in order to provide GIS training for users.

7 Plans and manages the citywide expansion of the GIS client or server network including acquisition of hardware, software, and installation.

8 Coordinates GIS activities with all user departments to ensure full input and participation in GIS development and implementation; documents processes to ensure sustainability, accuracy, and repeatability.

9 Manages a staff to provide GIS, plat, legal notification, zoning mapping, and graphics services to City Council, City departments, and public sector clients on request.

10 Oversees, manages, monitors, plans, and collaborates with staff to offer technical solutions and GIS solutions to problems and needs within the City and its departments; provides quality assurance and performance feedback to ensure highest quality of services.

11 Performs any and all other work as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


5 years of experience GIS analysis, delivery, and technical delivery plus 2 years of supervisory or management experience.

Licenses and Certifications



Associate’s Degree in GIS, Computer Science, or a related field.

Supplemental Information

1 Thorough knowledge of computer hardware and software, systems analysis techniques, data processing procedures, data base administration, system design, and system implementation processes.

2 Thorough knowledge of GIS technologies, hardware, and software.

3 Thorough knowledge of City organizational structure as it relates to the use of the GIS.

4 Knowledge of the City’s procurement and budgeting procedures and policies.

5 Ability to estimate, justify, and budget costs of GIS component projects funding requirements with reasonable accuracy

6 Ability to effectively manage large, diverse, multifaceted GIS development activities for multi-departmental applications with major regional impacts and implications.

7 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

8 Ability to manage a technical staff.

9 Ability to formulate, plan, supervise and implement policies concerning GIS operation, training, and work of subordinates.

10 Communicating effectively verbally and in writing

11 Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

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