Database Specialist – South Jordan City

Salary: $22.31
Status: Full-time
Work Hours: M-TH 8:00-6:00pm; F 8:00-12:00
Work Location: South Jordan City Hall

Opening Date: 10/30/2018
Closing Date: 11/13/2018
Department: Administrative Services
Supervisor: Chief Technology Director

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  • Meet performance standards established with the employee’s manager.
  • Job attendance is required, except for authorized leave.
  • Coordinate with City departments, outside agencies, and the public on assigned projects.
  • Provide end to end technical support and problem resolution for city databases and enterprise software. Create accounts for all users and assign security levels. Launches support tickets with software vendors as well as follow up on open tickets until the issue has been resolved.
  • Assists end users with troubleshooting software issues, identifies and provides new processes and/or changes to existing systems to meet their needs and objectives. Conducts in-service training sessions.
  • Creates database management procedures. Researches, examines, evaluates and makes reports and recommendations on database issues.
  • Oversee major enterprise software maintenance scheduling.
  • Oversee deployment of enterprise software for optimum maintainability.
  • Ensure proper software licensing documentation of enterprise software.
  • Coordinate the operational activities for the asset management program and GIS systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

1. Education and Experience:
A. Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited college with a degree in Computer Science or related field.
B. One (1) year of work experience in job duties listed above.
2. Special Qualifications:
Valid Utah Class D Driver’s License
3. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of advanced principles and operating procedures of computer systems and related equipment; personal computer hardware and software products, peripheral equipment and its interface with a mainframe; operational characteristics, services and activities of an agency-wide computer program
  • Ability to display effective oral/written communication skills; possess strong problem solving skills; ability to display leadership and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and manage time effectively under minimal supervision; self-motivated; ability to recognize work-flow inefficiencies, recommend, plan, and implement effective solutions; support team goals and be able to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and Microsoft products, including Excel, Word, Access, and Adobe products.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under time pressures to meet deadlines; ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with co-workers and the public.
  • Ability to solve problems in creative ways, be self-motivated, and to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities; skill in reading, writing, and basic math; knowledge of survey field techniques and survey language; ability to use sophisticated GPS equipment, total stations, and other electronic surveying equipment; skill in taking legible notes.

4. Working Conditions:
Incumbent of the position provides information technology service to all City facilities. Tasks require a variety of physical activities, involving limited muscular strain, such as lifting & transporting small electronic equipment, stooping, crawling, sitting, reaching, twisting, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, critical thinking and guided problem solving.

GIS Analyst I, II or III – St. George City

Salary Ranges
GIS Analyst I – Range 47 – $47,142/year
GIS Analyst II – Range 50 – $50,766/year
GIS Analyst III – Range 53 – $54,670/year

Closing date: 11/08/2018

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Position Summary
Under the direction of the GIS Administrator, performs a variety of administrative and technical duties for the City of St. George related to the development and implementation of GIS, including ArcGIS Enterprise on SQL Server and related integrations including Cityworks AMS.

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics.  The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

GIS Analyst I
1.     Develops basic web mapping services and tools using ESRI’s ArcGIS for Server and ESRI’s ArcGIS Online.
2.     Prepares high quality maps and other exhibits in digital and hardcopy formats.
3.     Assists in handling internal and external requests for maps and spatial data.
4.     Plans, publishes, designs, updates/upgrades, and maintains GIS data and services in coordination with GIS and IT staff and groups.
5.     Publishes GIS services and map products to help achieve City mission and objectives.
6.     Assigns street addresses for use in 911 emergency response systems and general mapping.
7.     Builds models or writes basic scripts to perform routine data maintenance and other tasks.
8.     Maintains GIS Metadata and participates in GIS user groups.
9.     Consults with users and supervisors regarding GIS hardware and software requirements.
10.   Performs other related duties as required.

GIS Analyst II
1.     Promotes the use of and provides training for staff on the use of various software applications, including ArcGIS, Cityworks, internet based mapping services, and customized third party applications.
2.     Provides data analysis, report design and development using a wide array of tools including Google Suite and ArcGIS.
3.     Works with City staff in the development of GIS databases including spatial data design, collection, development, and editing.
4.     Participates in the land development review or utility planning processes by providing mapping support, reviewing developments or engineering plans for conformance with adopted standards, preparing a variety of graphical exhibits, spatial analysis, and other related tasks.
5.     Utilizes ESRI’s ArcGIS for Server and Microsoft SQL Server to perform basic management of spatial databases stored in a relational database management system.
6.     Coordinates with developers, citizens, consultants, engineers and businesses on projects and processes requiring GIS support.
7.     Provides training and technical support for GIS users in multiple departments throughout the organization.
8.     Provides training and support services in the use of laptops, tablets, GPS units, and other mobile devices as they relate to computerized work management systems and field data collection.
9.     Performs other related duties as required.

GIS Analyst III
1.     Designs configures, creates and supports new GIS tools, workflows, integrations, spatial databases and methods for data collection, processing, interpretation and display, in coordination with GIS and IT staff and groups.
2.     Utilizes ESRI ArcGIS software to carry out advanced spatial analysis such as geocoding, network analysis, location analysis, and complex spatial queries.
3.     Oversees, directs and supervises the development and implementation of an asset management program, which incorporates a computerized Cityworks Asset Management System (AMS). This includes developing and maintaining reports and interface programs using Crystal Reports, XML, MS Access, and web scripting tools; understands the GIS data schema necessary to support the Cityworks functionality; maintain databases for maintenance history, work orders, logs, management information systems, equipment records and facilities inventory; maintain computerized and manual records of plant maintenance activities; prepare reports of efficiency, cost, time, supplies, materials used and work accomplished.
4.     Represents the City and coordinates with other agencies in the development of data standards, regional data collection efforts, data sharing, and other activities.
5.     Leads and manages GIS projects.
6.     Serves as team lead, providing direction and support to other team members.
7.     Performs other related duties as required.

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions
Comfortable working conditions.  Intermittent sitting, standing, and walking.  Uncomfortable conditions may include stooping, crouching, bending, etc.  Ability to lift or move medium to heavy weights up to 50 pounds. Exposure to stress as a result of human behavior and irregular working hours required to get equipment or programs set up or repaired under department time constraints.

Minimum Qualifications
GIS Analyst I
Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Science, mathematics, or a related field.
Experience:  Related experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.
Licenses and/or Certifications:  A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

GIS Analyst II
Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Science, mathematics, or a related field.
Experience:  Two years of related experience. Additional related experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.
Licenses and/or Certifications:  A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

GIS Analyst III
Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Science, mathematics, or a related field.
Experience:  Four years of related experience. Additional related experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.
Licenses and/or Certifications:  A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
•         Geography, cartography, and GIS technology.
•         Geographic coordinate systems.
•         Advanced geographic information system software (ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, Pro and Server).
•         Basic principles of global positioning systems, land surveying, and land records.
•         Web programming and web mapping tools.
•         Computer scripting/programming languages (Model Builder, Python and SQL,).
•         Project management techniques.
•         Specific local government functions that employ GIS heavily including  electric, water, and wastewater utility systems, transportation systems, sign and signal systems, fiber communications, environmental conservation services, storm water drainage, asset management, emergency services; 911 systems; city planning and permitting; and waterwastewaterelectric utility provision.
•         Computer networks, servers, Windows desktops, relational database management systems, and enterprise software applications (web based, cloud based, and server based).
•         Operating GIS related equipment such as GPS units and large format plotters.
•         Basic statistical techniques for demographic and geographic analysis.
•         General local government business processes and functions including budgeting, management structures, political structures, and public service delivery.
•         Research techniques, GIS best practices, and knowledge of contemporary issues in Geographic Information Systems.
•         Asset Management principles and practices.

Ability to:
•         Communicate technical information to technical and non-technical co-workers.
•         Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
•         Troubleshoot and resolve problems.
•         Work independently and make decisions related to job function.
•         Manage multiple projects and prioritize effectively.

GIS Analyst III
Ability to:
•         Assume a team lead role for the work group.

Other Information
To Apply:  Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Position closes 11/8/2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check is required. EOE. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.

Supervisory Program Leader – USFS

Open & closing dates: 10/25/2018 to 11/06/2018
Service: Competitive
Pay scale & grade: GS 13
Salary: $87,252 to $113,428 per year
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time

More Details and Application

This position is located within the Geospatial Technology and Applications Center (GTAC) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The incumbent serves as a Supervisory Program Leader. This position provides program/project leadership, direction, advice and supervision to highly technical and professional staff.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Deborah Oakeson at 801-975-3498 and

As a project management and technical advisor, provides advice and guidance to project leaders, and as a multidisciplinary geospatial project team supervisor. Actively applies geospatial intelligence with regard to forest health, forest management, post-fire restoration, active fire detection monitoring, and land use monitoring.

Plans the work to be accomplished by the unit, assigns work to employees, and establishes production or quality standards for the unit’s work. Participates in preparation of annual and multi-year program and long range planning. Conducts studies determining program development needs. Prepares or assembles detailed project proposals and cost estimates.

Demonstrates leadership in establishing and maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination and creates a sense of inclusion and support for all employees in the workplace.

Travel Required
25% or less – Occasional overnight travel may be required to attend meetings, training, and field visits.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential

GIS Systems Analyst – Utah County

Posting #:3056-1018sr
Job Title: GIS Systems Analyst
Opening Date/Time:  October 12, 2018
Closing Date/Time:  November 12, 2018
Salary: Grade 511 Step A – G $2,121.79 – $2,437.58 Biweekly
Job Type: Full Time
Number of Openings:1

Under general supervision of the GIS Manager, independently complete mapping projects; generate, maintain and provide quality control of complex data to be stored in Utah County Government’s geographic information system (GIS); and design, develop, maintain and/or program GIS applications.  This position may be assigned to provide general or specific GIS support for a county department, function or project.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Design, create, implement, manage, maintain, and document Geographical Information Systems and data using ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise Server, ESRI Enterprise Geodatabases, Oracle, and other software that support and enhance Utah County business functions and inform the public.
2. Design and produce maps and other graphic products using GIS, CAD and other programs for county personnel, local, state, and federal agencies and the public.
3. Perform high-level spatial analysis of geographic data sets to respond to requests from county departments, local, state, and federal agencies and the public.
4. Design, develop, maintain and/or program GIS applications and other tools using Python, VB.NET, Javascript, IOS, C#, Swift, SQL, HTML, or other languages or other GIS application development tools such as Spillman RMS and CAD 911 system modules, Collector for ArcGIS, Operational Dashboard for ArcGIS, AppStudio for ArcGIS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS to assist county personnel acquire, catalog, normalize, display, analyze and integrate spatial data with other enterprise data to enhance its usefulness and accessibility.
5. Perform highly responsible technical work in systems design and implementation.
6. Perform high-level technical review of geographic information, GIS and 3rd party software to determine accuracy and usability.
7. Provide technical assistance to county departments, other government agencies, and the public in implementing GIS projects including training county employees in GIS procedures and software.
8. Capture data in the field using global positioning system equipment and other means.
9. Prepare confidential information used by the county including use in civil and criminal litigation.
10. Prepare conference reports and make technical presentations.
11. Assist the GIS Manager in other support operations of a multi-department GIS enterprise.
12. Assist the GIS Manager in establishing long-range direction for GIS in County.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise Server and other related GIS products
  • Knowledge of civil engineering, public safety 911 systems, cartography, cartographic principles, and surveying techniques
  • Knowledge of GIS application programming and design tools and ability to produce applications and tools using at least a few of the following: Python, IOS, Android, ArcGIS Runtime SDK’s, C#, Javascript, Java, Swift, SQL, VB.Net, Spillman RMS and CAD systems, Collector for ArcGIS, Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS, AppStudio for ArcGIS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS
  • Knowledge of project and employee leadership techniques
  • Skilled in advanced reading, writing, and math
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contracted in the course of work activities
  • Ability to create detailed maps
  • Ability to clearly explain technical information orally and in writing

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no direct supervisory responsibility but does serve as a coach and mentor for other
positions in the department.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment but is also performed for sustained periods outdoors and occasionally in hot, cold, or inclement weather. This position exposes incumbent to possible bodily injury when conducting field work. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as a laptop, desktop, smart phone, photocopiers, shredders, and filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use manual dexterity to handle, feel, and operate objects, tools and controls, and reach with hands and arms. This employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time, stand, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to type, file and lift office supplies up to 30 pounds.

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work
Incumbent must work 40 hours each week to maintain full-time status. There is availability to work out a flex schedule ahead of time that works for both the County and the employee. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

This position requires up to 5 percent travel.

Required Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, or a closely related field.
2. One (1) year of work experience in GIS application development using Python, VB.NET, Javascript, IOS, C#, Swift, SQL, HTML, or other object-oriented languages and/or other GIS application development tools such as Collector for ArcGIS, Operational Dashboard for ArcGIS, AppStudio for ArcGIS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS, or providing GIS support for Spillman Dispatch Systems.
3. Equivalent combinations of education and experience that include one (1) year of work experience in GIS application may also be considered.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
1. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain a valid State of Utah driver’s license within 60 days of employment
2. Selected applicant may be subject to, and must pass, a background check
AAP/EEO Statement
It is the policy of Utah County Government to assure equal employment opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic status or gender identity.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.
Utah County Government is a drug-free workplace.

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