Senior GIS Operator


  • Perform advanced GIS functions including models, scripting and application development
  • Utilize GIS and associated software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information; creates case maps to internal customers in various departments
  • Develops ArcMap projects/layouts for the fulfillment of data requests as necessary; designs cartographic and other visual graphics output.
  • Assist with GIS mobile data collection processes such as ArcPad, Arc GIS for iOS or other related data collection technologies.
  • Prepare, update, and maintain graphic displays, databases, reports, statistical information and maps as requested.
  • Assists in the collection of mapping of land use, environmental and other types of data for comprehensive plans.
  • Interpret various information from applications to GIS files, e.g. survey drawings, site development plans, subdivision plans, plats.
  • Assist various employees with map production and analysis of spatial database information; provides technical support to train and assist system users in new and existing GIS applications.
  • Organizes creates, manipulates, enters and retrieves GIS data for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes.
  • Manage and coordinate GIS sub-consultant work
  • Serve as GIS liaison for ADA and other related programs within the firm
  • Performs related duties as directed.

Education and Experience

  • Experience will vary depending on the level of GIS position; minimal education/requirements are listed for GIS Specialist I
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Computer Science, Planning, Engineering, Surveying or related field. Minimum of five-plus years’ experience in GIS; or an equivalent combination of education, training, experience.


  • Experience in the use and Administration of Advanced GIS functions including models, scripting and application development.
  • API Programming knowledge.
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
  • Python
  • C#
  • JavaScript
  • iOS, Android or Windows Phone app development
  • QT
  • Web Services * Skill in researching, compiling, and summarizing statistical data and information materials.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with project consultants, private contractors, City employees, and the general public.
  • Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction.