The City of Saint Paul Office of Technology and Communication is looking for an GIS Administrator. This is a unique and exciting role that provides the opportunity to act as the technical lead of the City’s enterprise mapping (GIS) platform. This role combines strong technical capabilities with consultative and communication skills to ensure the City’s GIS platform delivers highly valuable mapping solutions to City departments and the public. Proficiency with Esri’s ArcGIS technology products will be critical to success.
Acts as technical lead of the City’s enterprise GIS environment including administration of ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, geodatabases, and desktop GIS applications.
Plans and implements upgrades and improvements to GIS platform.
Configures high-quality, intuitive web mapping solutions that improve City operations and inform the public.
Designs and builds GIS datasets to support the City’s mapping needs.
Supports the GIS team on solution consultation efforts with department stakeholders and other contacts.
Builds and administers processes to integrate GIS with City business systems.
Develops technical documentation for GIS processes and solutions.
Stays current on new and upcoming GIS technology to improve the functionality and benefits of the platform.
Responds to and resolves inquiries and requests for GIS support submitted to the City’s IT service request system.
The City of Saint Paul offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement contributions and paid time off.
Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information section of the IS Systems Consultant II Job Description.
The City of Saint Paul’s mission is to integrate equity and inclusion into how we approach all our work. Our vision is to be committed to building an equitable and inclusive city that will shift culture in city processes and policies, eliminate structural inequities, and ensure timely and relevant access to services, resources, support, and opportunity to every person in Saint Paul.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology Management, Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Technology or related field; and four (4) years of vacancy-related work experience, or vacancy-related technical school certificate and six (6) years of work experience related to the vacancy.
May require a valid Minnesota Class D Driver’s License, or equivalent out-of-state driver’s license.
Professional experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. A combination of education and experience must total 8 years or more.
By Closing Date, you MUST:
- Submit a City of Saint Paul online application, including answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire.
- Upload or submit the following required document via the online application system, mail, in person, email, or fax. (Zip files and web links will not be accepted. Each uploaded attachment is limited to 10MB.).
- A resume – please ensure your vacancy related experience is documented.
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Selection Process Information:
Open Job Posting: This posting is open to anyone who meets the position requirements.
Selection Process: Applicants who meet the minimum job requirements will be placed on a hiring list for consideration. Hiring Managers may interview/hire anyone from the list. You will be notified if you are invited to participate in the final selection process which may include an interview, job simulation, work sample submission, or other evaluation method.
Condition of Employment: This position requires a background check and may require a driver’s license check. Candidates will be required to submit proof of education to Human Resources upon conditional job offer. The City of Saint Paul encourages individuals to apply for positions regardless of criminal history. This position may be subject to limited on-call status for after-hours services associated with the assignment.
Human Resources Contact Information:
Danni Smith at 651-266-6566
200 City Hall Annex
25 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
To refer to this information, we recommend you print this job posting before you apply. For technical assistance regarding the online application, please call 1-855-524-5627 during regular business hours. Additionally, City of Saint Paul staff are available for application assistance between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 651-266-6500.
Veteran’s Preference: If you are a veteran and would like to receive Veteran’s preference in accordance with MN Statute 197.455, you must submit a photocopy of your DD214 preferably at time of application. Click here for more information.
The City of Saint Paul is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Veterans, women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Working Title: GIS Administrator
Official Title: IS Systems Consultant II