This recruitment is open until the position is filled.First review of applications will occur on 10/21/2019.
$28.91 - $39.02 per hour
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Department / Division:
Municipal Utilities / Water Utilities
The City of Tempe participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined Benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 12.11%. ASRS pension plan includes a Long-Term Disability Benefit. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holiday and short-term disability. Our employees have generous insurance options for medical, dental, vision and life. For more details, visit: https://www.tempe.gov/government/internal-services/human-resources/benefits-summary
The GIS Analyst will perform a variety of routine and complex technical Geographic Information System (GIS) and IT duties involved in the management, production, distribution, training and data and application support of the City GIS database. This position is assigned to the Water Utilities division of the Municipal Utilities Department.
Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Enter, maintain and update City GIS master database of utility data associated with water production and distribution, wastewater collection, storm drains, and flood irrigation.
Provide support to Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), support, maintenance, and updates for the City’s Asset Management database, and support and maintenance for GIS applications related to water and wastewater inventory and work orders to ensure data integrity.
Assist in quality control, quality assurance, and system maintenance processes in the GIS data production routines including the processing of completed GIS map updates, commit updates to master repository, initiate off-hours batch processes, startup and shutdown of production PC’s, workstations, and servers, and check work of temporary workers and contracted data products.
Ensure spatial accuracy and data quality of geospatial and attribute data encoding to the City GIS database; performs high accuracy geospatial mapping by COGO (coordinate geometry) mapping techniques, links attributes to geospatial objects, and edits attribute database.
Specialized knowledge of Asset Management for Water Distribution system and/or Wastewater Collections system, ESRI ArcGIS Suite including Desktop, ArcGIS Server/Enterprise, and ArcGIS Online.
Requires the equivalent to an associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in GIS, land surveying, geography, civil engineering, CAD drafting, or degree related to the core functions of this position.
The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).
Requires three years of technical GIS and IT experience in City GIS production mapping practices and City GIS data and application management practices with emphasis in City GIS data and application distribution, analysis, reporting, support, programming, or maintenance at a departmental level.
Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Years of experience are based upon a full-time work schedule (2,080 hours per year). The sum of an applicant’s full-time and/or part-time qualifying work experience must meet or exceed the stated minimum qualification. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.
Certification, Licenses, and/or Registrations:
Certification as a Certified GIS Professional (GISP) from the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI), Certified GIS/LIS Technologist from the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), or equivalent technical certification in GIS or geospatial technology is preferred.
Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.
This position is FLSA Non-Exempt – eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.
Employees in this position are represented by the United Arizona Employee Association (UAEA).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The City of Tempe is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at 480-350-8276. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Internal Number: 901127
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