City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • 16.47
  • Hourly
  • Full-Time

Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Retirement, Free Health Clinic, Free 24/7 Gym, Longevity Pay, Credit Union, Incentive/Skills Pay, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Military Leave, Deferred Compensation, Workers' Compensation

Department: Geointelligence Reports to: Geographic Information Officer

Summary: Work with related software and programs to create and maintain data and/or maps that can be combined with geographically referenced data and conduct administrative office support as needed to support the Geointelligence Division.

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Uses established GIS software programs, commands and compilation methods to manipulate digital spatial data and generate special purpose maps, GIS products, and geo-based data for City departments and public agencies as directed.
  • Conduct typical office paperwork for the Geointelligence Division, payroll, purchase orders, stock requisitions and reconciling credit card statements.
  • Gather, analyze and integrate spatial data into existing GIS.
  • Compile geographic data from variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs and existing maps.
  • Receives and screens telephone calls. Handles matters personally or directs caller to appropriate authority.
  • Move, copy, delete and add files, drawings and maps to output reports in hard copy transfer.
  • Documents work completed; maintains work log of service requests, malfunctions and errors.
  • Enter new map data through direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography and map scales.
  • Operate and maintain GIS system hardware, software, plotter, copier and other misc. equipment.
  • Answer questions regarding maps, subdivisions, streets and related information to the public as well as to other City departments.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • Supports the division operations with regular and timely attendance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High school diploma or GED required. Associate's degree in Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Information Technology, Geoscience is preferred. Two (2) years' experience with mapping and database management is preferred.

Knowledge of:

  • ESRI ArcGIS software (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro)
  • Understanding of database design and management.

Skill in:

  • Computer and Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively with the public, supervisors and City personnel.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Plan, organize and manage multiple concurrent projects with minimal supervision.
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Work in a team environment and learn new skills to help improve an already mature GIS.

License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver's License is required.

Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment.

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