Job Detail

Organization: City of Long Beach
Title: Business Systems Specialist V/GIS Specialist
Location: Long Beach, Ca

Posted: 2019-09-18
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

TO APPLY: http://bit.ly/2rXSQkc AND EMAIL [email protected] and let us know you applied for the Business Systems Specialist V/GIS position.

THE POSITION

The Technology & Innovation (TI) Department has an immediate opening for a full-time classified Business Systems Specialist V position in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) area. Under limited supervision, this critical, lead position performs specialized technical work involved in the administration, design, development, and implementation of the City’s GIS and CityWorks Work Order systems.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
• Assists in managing and enhancing the City’s GIS environment;
• Enables data-informed decisions through analysis, cartography, and technology support;
• Promotes a culture of knowledge-sharing through documentation, training, and collaboration with other technical professionals;
• Researches emerging technology trends to position the City for long-term, sustainable growth;
• Interfaces with business users in pursuit of impactful technology solutions;
• Assists in preparation of project plans;
• May schedule, assign, monitor, and review activities and projects assigned to technical staff; and
• Performs other duties as assigned.



DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of geospatial analysis, cartography, and scripting; and
• Knowledge of data, including data integration, ingestion, open data, and integration.


DESIRABLE EDUCATION
AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Geography, including course work in GIS.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
• Modern GIS tools and techniques;
• User Experience/User Centered Design principles;
• Building, maintaining, and/or automating data pipelines;
• Modern, GIS-centric scripting languages;
• Knowledge of asset management systems and/or practices;
• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences; and
• Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with data experts, developers, and/or customers to deliver GIS services and/or data.




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