Manager, Geographic Information Systems

Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 4:12 PM)
Job ID
2018-3709
# Positions
1
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
3

Job Description

Manager, Geographic Information Systems

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

​Reporting to the Manager, Digital & Mobility Services this position requires a broad range of management, business, and technical skills to guide the successful implementation of an enterprise GIS within the City. The GIS Manager has overall responsibility for ensuring that key GIS work elements (i.e.: hardware, software, networks, databases, and staff resources) are managed, maintained, and enhanced to meet City requirements.  Some of these will require working closely with the IT Department.

  • Oversee all enterprise GIS operations including database management and administration, data structure and metadata development, system administration, GIS software selection, implementation and user support, GIS project management, budgeting, marketing, education, user group oversight, functional team oversight, and training.
  • Tactical and operational implementation of GIS components for City-wide and department initiatives (e.g. analysis, mapping, application configuration and deployment, geodatabase development).
  • Strategic and program management ensuring the enterprise GIS goals and implementation schedule is maintained (e.g. project management, guiding internal resources, education, managing external consultants, and implementing the strategic plan).
  • Provide oral and written progress reports and updates to superiors and oversight committees. The position requires an extensive amount of communication at all levels of the City government and external organizations.
  • Leadership competencies, including the ability to: apply strategic agility, demonstrate business acumen, communicate and build relationships, develop culture and people, drive innovative change, and be accountable for results are required

 

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Geography, Computer Science, Earth Science, Engineering, Planning, or related discipline and minimum 3 years' experience in GIS project management for local governments and 2 years' experience GIS development and maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's Degree in Geography or related field preferred.
  • Advanced understanding and experience with Esri's ArcGIS suite of products. Working knowledge of ArcSDE, ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS modeling and analysis is required.
  • Experience in database administration, relational database design, development, and implementation.
  • Experience with government GIS applications, especially in business areas such as planning, public works/utilities, transportation, fire, and City base map creation and maintenance.
  • Experience developing schedules and managing complex information technology projects.
  • Familiarity with business process analysis as it relates to GIS.
  • Active participation in professional GIS, mapping, and/or surveying organizations and activities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Provide oral and written progress reports and updates to superiors and oversight committees.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in a non-technical manner; extensive amount of communication at all levels of the City government and external organizations.
  • Ability to lead and motivate work teams.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Hours of Work: 35 hour per week

Salary: $107,510 - $143,346 / year

Closing Date: 23 February 2018

Number of Openings: 1 Permanent Full-time

Department/Division/Unit: Corporate Services / Information Technology

Work Location: 201 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

 

 

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A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.
 

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 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        

 

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