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GIS Coordinator


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A GIS Coordinator position is currently available in the Community & Economic Development Division. The GIS Coordinator will be responsible for building, managing, and maintaining the city’s GIS data and systems. The job involves creating, updating, analyzing, and visualizing geospatial data, as well as providing technical support and training to staff. This is a permanent, full-time position. This is a Class 19 exempt position with a starting salary of $49,628.80 that can vary based on education and experience.  

Some of the major duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Managing GIS databases: The GIS Coordinator is responsible for creating and maintaining the organization's GIS databases, which may include geospatial data, imagery, maps, and metadata. 
  • Creating and analyzing maps: The GIS Coordinator should be proficient in using GIS software (ESRI ArcMap Pro and ESRI Online) to create maps and perform spatial analysis and geoprocessing functions on data. Proficiency with converting .DWG (CAD) files to shapefile is required. 
  • Collecting and updating geospatial data: The GIS Coordinator may be responsible for collecting data from various sources such as field surveys, satellite imagery, and other sources, and updating the GIS databases. 
  • Technical support and training: The GIS Coordinator provides technical support and training to staff members who use the GIS systems. They must be able to troubleshoot any issues that arise and provide guidance on best practices for using the software.  
  • Quality control: The GIS Coordinator should ensure that the data entered in the GIS databases is accurate, up-to-date, and meets quality control standards. 

Knowledge required for the position: Proficiency with the use of GIS Software (ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro), strong communication skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong organizational skills,  

Minimum qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in geography, computer science, planning, engineering, or related field with a minimum of 2 years of work experience, with geographic information system design is required. A valid driver’s license is required. Ability to pass pre-employment drug screening. Ability to work outside in less-than-ideal terrain. GISP certification is highly desirable as well as experience with database management, spatial analysis, and programming languages such as Python. 

Applications are available at City Hall or online at

Deadline for applications: Open until Filled


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