GIS Technical Lead (Information Systems Coordinator)
Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas
GeoSpatial Services (GIS) Division
POSTING BEGINS: May 19, 2022
POSTING ENDS: November 16, 2022
LOCATION OF POSITION: 710 N 7th St, Kansas City, KS 66101
The Unified Government’s(UG) GeoSpatial Services (GSS) is seeking an experienced GIS Technical Lead to support its enterprise GIS efforts. GSS focuses on supporting local government operation with GIS. The candidate will solve information technology and data-quality problems proactively and collaboratively with other UG staff. The candidate should be a self-starter, motivated, able to manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic environment with a good understanding of ESRI’s GIS software suite. The candidate should have demonstrable creative problem solving skills.
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Design, develop and administer web mapping applications using Latitude Geocortex and/or ESRI’s ArcGIS Enterprise to meet customer specific requirements. Design and implement solutions using Esri’s ArcGIS suite: ArcGIS Server, Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online. Manage GIS server environments. Publish/Consume map services (REST, WMS, GeoRSS, KML/KMZ, etc). Develop, maintain, administer and monitor data pipelines to extract, transform and load data from UG systems of record using Python, SSIS, FME, FME Server. Creation and management of spatial data schemas and metadata catalogs within geodatabases including Esri's ArcSDE, Microsoft SQL Server. Create, configure and maintain ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS, maps, services and applications for enterprise use. Provide technical direction in developing and sustaining a GIS program in the Unified Government.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree in Geography, GIS, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field and 3 years of related GIS experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Deep understanding of GIS technologies and best practices. Strong aptitude for learning new skills, adapting to new technologies, and implementing new methodologies. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to prioritize, plan and organize activities and develop realistic action plans and schedules. Extensive experience and understanding of the ESRI ArcGIS Suite of products. Advanced knowledge of geospatial and mapping concepts such as spatial analysis, map projections, location based services, cartography or similar. Experience with cadastral and land records applications a plus. Familiarity with managing relational multiuser spatial databases, consuming and publishing GIS web services, and common web mapping APIs and platforms. Strong data and information management skills. Experience developing with Microsoft technologies with focus on .NET (Visual Studio, SQL Server). Esri or GISP Certification is a plus.
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO TAKE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG SCREEN.
SALARY RANGE $4,609.42-$6,289.51/mo.
It is the policy of the Unified Government not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion or creed, sex, age or disability. All applicants for this position who do not presently hold a safety sensitive position with the Unified Government will be required to submit to a drug test after successful bid and before actual appointment.
MUST BE A RESIDENT OF WYANDOTTE COUNTY OR WILLING TO RELOCATE.
PUBLIC LAW REQUIRES ALL NEW APPOINTEES TO SUBMIT PROOF OF IDENTITY AND EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County / Kansas City, Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce.
HOW TO APPLY:
In Person or by mail: 701 N. 7th Street, Rm. 646, Kansas City, KS 66101
By fax: 913.573.5006
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