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GIS Manager

Commerce City

Job detailsSalary$89,149 – $151,528 a yearJob TypeFull-timeLocation7887 East 60th Avenue, Commerce City, CO 80022+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsBenefitsPulled from the full job description401(k)Dental insuranceDisability insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceShow 6 more benefitsFull Job Description

Salary

$89,148.80 – $151,528.00 Annually

Location

Commerce City, CO

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Information Technology

Department

Information Technology

Job Number

2022-00054

DESCRIPTION

BENEFITS

QUESTIONS

General Purpose

Hiring salary is dependent upon experience.

The hiring range is $108,305 -$127,559 annually ($52.0698 – $61.3267 hourly)
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 City of Commerce City has adopted a hybrid work environment that includes remote (telework) and in-person duties. This position offers
primarily 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

Minimum Qualifications

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.

What is CJIS Certified? For personnel working with information systems containing criminal justice information (CJI) we require additional screenings. Common disqualifiers may include serious misdemeanors or felony convictions, past or current drug use, domestic violence etc. For more information and questions please contact Human Resources.

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
Programming
Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and practices
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows server and desktop operating systems.
Working knowledge of ArcPy
Working knowledge of web application languages including JavaScript and HTML
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
Ability to motivate, supervise, train, and lead employees

Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities

Driving: Drives a city or personal vehicle in the normal course of business
Office Equipment: Daily use of a computer, keyboard, copier, scanner, printer, calculator, phone (desk and cell). Daily use of software programs including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Excel.
Other Equipment: Frequent use of GPS, camera, laser range finder, and barcode reader
Physical Activities: Sits for long periods of time; light physical activity that may include walking, sitting, standing, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting, and carrying
Lifting: Occasionally lifts, carries, and exerts up to 25 pounds
Vision & Hearing: Must have visual acuity to see and read paper and electronic documents. Must be able to answer telephones, communicate conversation and respond to verbal inquiries.
Exposure to Environmental Conditions: Position generally works in an office setting with overhead lighting and long periods of screen time. Work may be performed in precarious or tight spaces.
Schedule: Position generally scheduled Monday – Friday; occasional weekend work. May require attendance at evening meetings, council sessions, or after-hour events. May require attendance at off-site meetings.
Additional Working Conditions: May be exposed to work settings that vary in convenience and comfort.

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.

Agency

City of Commerce City

Address

7887 E 60th Ave Commerce City, Colorado, 80022

Phone

3032893634

Website

http://www.c3gov.com

General Purpose

Hiring salary is dependent upon experience.

The hiring range is $108,305 -$127,559 annually ($52.0698 – $61.3267 hourly)
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 City of Commerce City has adopted a hybrid work environment that includes remote (telework) and in-person duties. This position offers
primarily 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

Minimum Qualifications

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.

What is CJIS Certified? For personnel working with information systems containing criminal justice information (CJI) we require additional screenings. Common disqualifiers may include serious misdemeanors or felony convictions, past or current drug use, domestic violence etc. For more information and questions please contact Human Resources.

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
Programming
Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and practices
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows server and desktop operating systems.
Working knowledge of ArcPy
Working knowledge of web application languages including JavaScript and HTML
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
Ability to motivate, supervise, train, and lead employees

Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities

Driving: Drives a city or personal vehicle in the normal course of business
Office Equipment: Daily use of a computer, keyboard, copier, scanner, printer, calculator, phone (desk and cell). Daily use of software programs including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Excel.
Other Equipment: Frequent use of GPS, camera, laser range finder, and barcode reader
Physical Activities: Sits for long periods of time; light physical activity that may include walking, sitting, standing, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting, and carrying
Lifting: Occasionally lifts, carries, and exerts up to 25 pounds
Vision & Hearing: Must have visual acuity to see and read paper and electronic documents. Must be able to answer telephones, communicate conversation and respond to verbal inquiries.
Exposure to Environmental Conditions: Position generally works in an office setting with overhead lighting and long periods of screen time. Work may be performed in precarious or tight spaces.
Schedule: Position generally scheduled Monday – Friday; occasional weekend work. May require attendance at evening meetings, council sessions, or after-hour events. May require attendance at off-site meetings.
Additional Working Conditions: May be exposed to work settings that vary in convenience and comfort.

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.

HEALTH CARE PROTECTION: Employees are eligible on the first of the month following the employee’s date of employment. Employees may add qualified dependents for coverage options as well. Health Insurance: The City offers three different health plans administered through United Health Care. Dental Insurance: Dental insurance is provided through the Delta Dental Plan. Employees may select the Delta Dental PPO Base Plan option or the Delta Dental PPO Buy-UP Plan option. Vision Insurance: VSP provides the vision program. This includes an annual eye exam and annual frame or contact lenses allowance of $130. DISABILITY INCOME: Employees are eligible the first of the month following the employee’s date of employment. Short Term Disability: The City provides a self-funded Short Term Disability (STD) benefit. When an eligible illness or injury occurs, employees are paid 100% of their normal weekly wage after a 40-hour waiting period. Long Term Disability Insurance: The City has a Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance plan that pays 60% of wages, to a maximum of $6,000 per month for qualified employees. There is a 90-day disability eligibility period that coordinates with the STD plan. SURVIVOR BENEFITS: Employees are eligible the first of the month following the employee’s date of employment. Term Life Insurance: The City pays the full premium for term life insurance at two times the annual salary up to $150,000 per employee. Spouses and dependent children are provided a $2,000 life insurance benefit. Supplemental Life Insurance: Employees have the option to purchase additional coverage for themselves, spouse and dependents. A guarantee issue of $100,000 for employees and $50,000 for spouses is offered at the time of eligibility only. FUTURE FINANCIAL SECURITY: Employees are eligible immediately upon hire. 401(a) Plan: The 401(a) plan makes saving for retirement easy. A 6% mandatory contribution is required of all eligible employees. In addition to the tax-deferred dollars you save, the City matches the employee’s 6% contribution. City contributions are 100% vested after five years. 457 Defined Contribution Plan: Eligible employees may put additional tax-deferred dollars away for retirement. The City will match 50% of the employees contribution up to 2%. All contributions are immediately vested. Roth IRA: Potential tax free earnings. All contributions are before tax. The City does not have a matching on the Roth IRA plan. FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN: Employees are eligible to enroll during the first thirty days of employment and during open enrollment each year. **Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan: Two flexible benefit plans offer a way for employees to pay for many expenses with tax-free dollars. This includes un-reimbursed health, dental and vision expenses for the entire family and child/dependent care expenses necessary for employment. PAID TIME-OFF BENEFITS: **Holidays: There are 10 paid holidays each year. **General Leave: Leave banks are granted to employees after completion of six months of full-time employment. General Leave may be used for vacations, personal business, illness, or other reasons as requested by the employee and approved by his/her supervisor. **Other Paid Time Off: Jury Duty, Injury Leave and Military leave are also available to employees. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Employee Assistance Program (EAP): We provide a confidential Employee Assistance Program to help support you and your family on any issue of concern. Eight private counseling sessions are available on a range of needs including, but not limited to marital issues, parenting concerns, grief counseling, supervisor issues, and drug and alcohol abuse. Tuition Reimbursement: The City provides a tuition reimbursement program that reimburses qualified educational expenses. Employee Home Ownership Program: To encourage employees to reside within the City limits of Commerce City, we may provide a secured loan for the down payment and/or closing cost assistance on a home in Commerce City. The employee must meet all City criteria as well as first mortgage underwriting criteria. Personal Computer Employee Purchase Program: To encourage the development of employee computer skills, the City offers an interest-free loan to you for the purchase of computer hardware (including a Desktop or Laptop) and software. The employee must have successfully completed their 6-month Introductory Period for eligibility. CIGNA Supplemental Insurance: This voluntary insurance offers a selection of plans that will pay for everyday living expenses, lost income, hospital co-pays, and deductibles related to accidents, cancer treatment, and specified health events. Recreation Center Membership: Employees and family members are eligible for a membership to the Commerce City Recreation Center for $5.00 per person per year. Golf Course Green Fees: Employees can play the City’s award-winning Buffalo Run Golf Course at a rate of $9.00 for 9-holes or $18.00 for 18-holes. Employees can also purchase golf merchandise at discounted prices. Wellness: Employees are eligible to earn up to $100 and a floating holiday in the next calendar year for participation in various wellness activities offered by the City throughout the year. Employees and Spouses enrolled in a city medical plan are also eligible for up to $500 each for completing various wellness activities. Eligibility for Pay Increases: Employees are eligible for a pay increase around the time of their annual appraisal following a successful evaluation. Pay increases do not come at the time of the six-month introductory evaluation.

Agency

City of Commerce City

Address

7887 E 60th Ave Commerce City, Colorado, 80022

Phone

3032893634

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