NOW HIRING GIS Manager Reporting to the Engineering Services Director, this position oversees the development and management of the City of Midland Geographic Information System (GIS).
This includes staff supervision, budgeting, training, etc.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the GIS Division budget and recommends budget request for new harddware and software as appropriate.
Job Duties: Supervises all phases and implementation of the City Enterprise GIS.
-Supervises GIS Division staff. -Provides planning and direction for GIS growth to serve the City and Public.
-Provides general customer service; responds to concerns and inquiries related to --Division services.
-Negotiates and reviews contracts provided by consultants for GIS services, e.g.
-LiDAR, ortho-mosaic imagery, Cityworks, etc.
-Develops policies and standards for the GIS Division.
-Manages the setting of priorities for projects, software, database, and application development.
-Oversees development of GIS applications, web services, and tools to ensure they are current and within industry standards and practices.
-Oversees the GIS Division in managing ArcGIS Server installation, maintenance, upgrades and use.
-Provides recommendations to the Director of Engineering Services regarding annual GIS Division budget, priorities for projects, and resources required to complete them.
Provides user-training services, as requested.
Independently prepares and delivers reports and presentations to City Councilmembers, City Management, and outside agency officials.
Serves as representative of GIS (or the City) to other departments and outside agencies.
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with employees within and outside the department, and with outside agencies; and to respond to questions from Councilmembers, City Management, constituents, vendors, businesses, and other governmental agencies or staff.
Proven ability to plan, organize and manage multiple concurrent projects with minimal supervision.
Willingness to work in a team environment and learn new skills to help improve systems and procedures.
Ability to supervise and manage other staff with a variety of skills and abilities.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Esri ArcGIS software (ArcGISDesktop, ArcGISOnline, ArcGISPro).
Solid understanding of database design/management and programming is desirable.
Knowledge of land surveying, municipal governmental operations, acquisitions and procedures is desirable.
Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical or business field required.
Minimum of five years' experience using Esri GIS software required.
Master's degree in a related field preferred.
Valid Texas driver's license required.
Heath care Plans Paid Vacation/ Sick Leave Paid Holidays Employee Wellness Program Tuition Reimbursement apply online at www.midlandtexas.gov/jobs Equal Opportunity Employer
About this company
What was once just a small farming community over a century ago, Midland has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to the discovery of oil and gas throughout the area.
Midland now stands as one of the largest cities in West Texas within the Permian Basin located halfway between El Paso to the west and Dallas/Fort Worth to the east. Currently, the city is estimated to have over 134,000 residents calling Midland their home each day. That number is expected to jump even higher over the next five to 10 years with the influx of 10,000 to 20,000 people needed to fill jobs thanks to the billions of dollars invested into the area by many companies expanding their businesses with an eye on the future.
One of the area’s largest employers, the city of Midland has a committed group of people who all work together to help provide the vital services needed to keep the city up and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Employees across several departments from police, fire, city management, community development, health and senior services, animal services and many others all work in conjunction to make Midland a great place to be.
The city of Midland offers a strong benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement and much more.
Location/Region: Midland, TX (US - 79701)