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IS Advisor I - GIS Coordinator

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Job DescriptionThe City of Gallatin IT Department is seeking applications for the position of IS Advisor I-GIS Coordinator.

Under general direction, plans, coordinates, oversees and participates in the development, implementation, integration, operation, and maintenance of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS): designs and implements information systems for provision of access to GIS data; develops and implements specialized GIS applications and interfaces; oversees the design and development of all databases associated with the GIS base map, and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

Serve as project lead for special GIS projects, database design and development, meet with various GIS users to plan and discuss system requirements, serve as system administrator ensuring that application software and hardware operates efficiently; coordinate GIS activities with other IT staff, city departments and outside agencies as needed. Plan and develop City-wide user training for GIS. Research and investigate GIS industry techniques, products and best practices; evaluate and recommend GIS software and hardware systems. Perform other related duties as required. Attend and participate in professional group meetings, seminars and training in order to stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of GIS technology.

Knowledge of:
Operations, services, and activities of a geographic information system program.
Uses, capabilities and operational characteristics of GIS equipment and software including. ArcInfo, ArcView and computer mapping applications.
Concepts of relational database systems.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:
Provide highly technical support to GIS programs.
Oversee multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals.
Create geographically referenced data sets.
Prepare accurate maps and records.
Read, comprehend and interpret complex scientific and technical information as it relates to geographic information systems.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course work.

Job RequirementsQualifications:
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in information sciences, geographic information systems, engineering or a related field. Four years of increasingly responsible geographic information systems experience.
This is a 40 hour per week day time position with some weekend work required.

Interested persons must apply on-line at Applicants may also come to City Hall at 132 W. Main Street and utilize the HR Department computers to apply. EOE.

Qualifications Education: BachelorŐs degree
Experience: 4 years

Work HoursCompensationJob typeStart Date
4022.93Full timeJuly 29, 2015

Company Description The City of Gallatin, TN, a growing, well-established city of 30,000, located 25 miles northeast of the Nashville.

Contact Information Shameka Grady

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