TNGIC
Mapping Tennessee
Posted on March 29th, 2018

Please send your resume and cover letter to sbates@gdga.com.  No phone calls or in person questions or resumes’ to be accepted.  We will correspond via email to set up interviews

​​Job Description
                                              
Position Title:  GIS Analyst                                            
 
Department:  Operations
 
Report to:  Engineering/Compliance Manager
 
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I.  DESCRIPTION:
 
The purpose of this classification is to direct, organize, and implement functions associated with managing functions associated with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Computer Automated Drafting (CAD) based mapping for the Greater Dickson Gas Authority. Duties and responsibilities include maintaining all geographically relevant data for gas utilities, providing technical assistance to GIS database users, investigating complex problems and/or complaints and recommending solutions, researching and implementing new technology, analyzing the mapping system, using the computer network and personal computers, and coordinating with other private and governmental entities on GIS-related projects. Reports to GIS and Compliance Manager.
 
II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job. Other duties may be required and assigned.
 
Maintains gas utility system maps and associated databases.
 
Collect the locations and attributes of utility assets using Global Positioning System.

Assists managers in system flow analysis, training, State and Federal compliance reporting, and others as directed by supervisor.

Performs customer service functions; Assists citizens, engineers, contractors, developers, and other agencies by providing information on laws, maps, tools, etc.

Provides information and technical assistance to users regarding the GIS System and other related issues; assists agencies with operation of the GIS System.

Develops and maintains Internet map services and internal GIS web applications.

Verifies construction plans; analyzes impact on gas utilities.

Maintains a working knowledge of a variety of computer operating systems, programming languages, and software programs; implements new technology and software as needed.

Provides record maintenance using various hardware and software combinations.

Assists in maintaining all federal and state mandated reports.

Assists in the daily maintenance and operations of the utility network.

Aids other departments in implementing new GIS technologies.

Performs various administrative functions to include: creating records, reports, correspondence, memorandums, etc. using word processing, spreadsheets, graphs, and PowerPoint presentations.

Assists in ordering supplies, materials and other commodities.  Maintains inventory of stored items.

Receives, monitors, and directs incoming calls.

Plans, coordinates, and assists in special projects and events.

Accurately files and maintains records.

Schedules appointments and meetings with outside software and hardware vendors; researches updates and upgrades.   

Maintains records in compliance to Federal, State, and City regulations.

Work safely observing all OSHA, Federal, State, and City regulations.  Reports any accidents immediately to supervisor.

Correctly wears appropriate personal protective equipment when required.

Performs routine maintenance on equipment.  Reports any malfunctioning equipment to the supervisor.

Maintains the cleanliness of machines, work area and facility.  Reports incidents, or malfunctioning equipment to the supervisor.
 
 
 
III. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
 
The GIS Analyst must initially have an attitude to learn about the natural and propane gas industry. The GIS Analyst must be capable of meshing with their peers in the work place and work together when required. The GIS Analyst must be capable of communicating his/her thoughts in a proper manner and display a congenial attitude in accepting assignments.  The GIS Analyst must work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures. The GIS Analyst must get proficient in the knowledge of the Authority’s system mapping, gas works and work efficiently with little supervision.
 
IV. QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Associate's degree in applied sciences, geography / computer science.
or
Three (3) years experience with ESRI software packages including ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server; Global Positioning Systems and Geographic Information Systems in the public utilities industry or government related field.
or
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of ESRI ArcGIS Desktop including
creation and maintenance of Geodatabases.
 
Must be 18 years of age. 
 
Must possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Must have a valid Tennessee Driver's License.
 
 
V. OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
 
Conducts behavior at all times in a professional manner to reflect positively on customer's perception of The Greater Dickson Gas Authority.

Promotes the teamwork environment.  Assists co-workers when necessary.

Provides coverage in absence of other personnel.

Continues professional growth with internal and external training.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
 

Posted on March 19th, 2018

Consolidated Utility District of Rutherford County, Murfreesboro, TN GIS COORDINATOR

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS
This position will be responsible for managing the GIS program under the direction of the Engineering Manager. The primary responsibilities include overseeing a small group of GIS technicians/editors and be responsible for programming and maintaining desktop and mobile software applications for enterprise wide data collection, visualization, QA/QC, conversion and integration with other software technologies. Other responsibilities include managing data sharing with external entities, coordinating GIS activities between different departments and providing troubleshooting and training on GIS technology as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform database management (in coordination with IT Dept.); this may include, but not be limited to:
Manage users and permissions
Manage data backups
Manage versions
Perform database compression
Create and maintain replications
Perform data schema modifications
Troubleshoot database or server performance issues
Maintain GIS services and database connectivity
Conduct periodic restoration tests to ensure data integrity and availability
Develop and implement database and GIS backup retention policies and procedures
Understand and implement best security practices regarding data and applications.
Lead data management activities; this may include, but not be limited to:
Data clean-up and validation
Create and update meta data
Develop and implement standard operating practices for this subject matter
Develop and maintain relationships with external entities with whom data is shared.
Oversee the maintenance of GPS equipment, including approximately 18 Trimble GPS receivers & corresponding data collectors, base station and software.
Identify, plan and implement GIS projects which may involve, but not be limited to:
New or modified means and methods for data collection and/or editing
New or modified map interfaces and/or functionality
GIS data migration and/or conversion
Manage and maintain all mapping software and closely integrated software including, but limited to:
ESRI - Arcmap Desktop, Arcgis Online and/or Portal
iWater %u2013 infraMAP
Trimble %u2013 TerraSync
Work order management software in the future
Develop and maintain a good relationship with the on-call GIS Consultant who has historically performed or significantly contributed to many of the above tasks. It is anticipated the on-call GIS Consultant will continue to provide assistance as needed.
Direct supervision of two GIS editors/technicians.
Other duties as assigned

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: specialized, technical, or practical knowledge, skills, experience or abilities needed to perform the job. (degrees, certificates, licenses, or other bona fide job qualifications.)

KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor%u2019s degree in Geography, GIS, Cartography, Computer Science or related discipline or the combination of another degree and professional experience in the GIS field
GISP certification is preferred
ESRI software experience must include:
ArcMap 10.4 (or higher)
ArcServer 10.4 (or higher)
Enterprise Environments
ArcGIS Online/Portal - including Webapp builder, enterprise logon administration, application and map creation and management, and updating and publishing map services
Experience with geometric networks, versioning and replicated databases
Experience with multi-user geodatabases, attribute data structures, data acquisition, database construction, spatial analysis, metadata, editing attribute and graphical data, and QA/QC methods
Experience with Python and/or Model Builder
Experience with GPS data collection process and field data collection methods
Microsoft software experience must include a working knowledge of SQL server and Internet Information Services (IIS)
Experience implementing best security practices regarding data and applications
Ability to train and provide technical direction to less experienced personnel
12 or more years of overall GIS experience preferred [minimum of 7 required]
A minimum of 5 years in a position with supervisory responsibilities
A minimum of 3 years of experience with GIS as it applies to the utility industry with preference to water/wastewater specifically

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to gather and analyze data.
Ability to resolve problems and/or complaints.
Ability to read scientific technical journals, technical manuals, maps, etc.
Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries.
Ability to think independently within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.
Effective interaction with others within the organization.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is in an office setting. Physical demands include but are not limited to: fine dexterity (hand movement computer keyboard, writing, mouse, GPS equipment), sitting, standing, talking, twisting, and good vision.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must meet residential policy requirements of a 25-mile radius and maintain that status as a condition of continued employment.
Valid Tennessee Driver%u2019s License and good driving record.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply: You may apply online at www.cudrc.com. You may also mail your completed application to Human Resources, P.O. Box 249, Murfreesboro, TN 37133-0249 or deliver your application to our office located at 709 New Salem Highway, Murfreesboro, TN between the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday.


Posted on March 5th, 2018

​Job description

GeoConex is always looking for motivated and qualified people to fill positions at our company. Our dedicated, energetic and friendly team is committed to providing the highest standards of public safety solutions and customer service.

Currently, we are looking for a GIS Mapping Technician in our Corporate Office located in Knoxville TN.

Key Responsibilities
Collection and conversion of new customer GIS vector data and features;Conversion of raster data to tile packages using ARC Server;Developing workflows for new customers to maintain and update their GIS project using GeoConex or ESRI editing tools;Documenting and training customers on the maintenance and update workflow;Work with customer GIS departments to collect initial data and include them in the workflow;Perform quality assurance assessments on new and existing customer GIS data;Develop scripts for customer map data manipulation;Create customer MXD files for use with the GeoConex Map Viewing software;Provide technical support for MSAG, Addressing and GIS systems and databases;Create wall maps and map books for customers as needed;Improving and maintaining GeoConex GIS standards documentation.

Special Skills
Experience in analyzing spatial data in a municipal environment;Knowledge of modern GIS tools and addressing methodology for public safety systems;Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server Databases and ArcGIS Server is an asset;Knowledge of ArcGIS Portal is an asset;Knowledge of Python scripting language is an asset;Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications
Minimum two-year College Diploma in Geographic Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Engineering Technology, or equivalent experience;4-6 years’ experience and knowledge with GIS databases and editing using ESRI ArcGIS software;2-4 years’ experience and knowledge of ESRI Python scripting;2-4 years’ experience and knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server;Ability to travel as needed

Posted on February 28th, 2018

​Job Description
GEO Jobe is looking for a Business Development Representative that truly possesses a drive to absolutely change the geospatial industry. A strong candidate is one that has experience in the Esri ecosystem that can knowledgeably discuss GEO Jobe products ( Admin Tools for ArcGIS Online / Portal, GEOPowered Cloud, etc. ) along with GEO Jobe professional services in the areas of software development and Esri technology implementation.


Posted on February 28th, 2018

​The City of Johnson City, ​Tennessee is accepting online applications for a Transit Technology Specialist. The employee provides technical support to Mass Transit technology systems; performs intermediate technical work in database management and assists with the implementation of GIS activities utilizing the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) Division for mass transit; does related work as required. This position is a technical position working for the transit department. The employee uses technical knowledge and skill to analyze, plan, and support transit related technology devices. The employee will maintain existing hardware and software. The work is performed under the supervision of the Transit Director and Assistant Transit Director. Will provide technical support for mass transit surveillance camera systems. Will provide technical support for mass transit AVL/GPS and software routing systems including the testing, adjustment, and repair of mass transit technology equipment.  Performs periodic preventive maintenance for onboard vehicle computers, DVRs/cameras, message signs, and other vehicle technology equipment.  Will monitor and maintain accident/incident reports and will communicate required items to Risk Management. General knowledge of geographic information systems with the ability to work proficiently and independently with very minimal daily guidance is critical in this position.

Posted on February 28th, 2018

​JOB TITLE: GIS ANALYST JOB CODE: TBD
DEPARTMENT: GIS and Data Management FLSA: EXEMPT
PAY GRADE: TBD


Company Overview
Allworld Project Management, LLC is a locally owned small business that specializes in Project Management of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning, and Construction Management projects. Geographic Information Systems and other Technologies are the backbone and foundation that provide efficiencies and solutions to support operations and decision making.


Position Summary
The role of this position is to support the larger goals of the organization and clients. Our projects and clients are diverse and demanding, therefore flexibility and excellence are expected. Primary duties include the following:
Provides on-site digital mapping support to clients,Troubleshoots various data conversion and ETL processes,Creates and manages static as well as dynamically updated maps,Edits data in a variety of GIS formats (open source to ESRI SDE),Completes maintenance and update changes to datasets in enterprise databases,Coordinates with team members and clients to fulfill project goals,Completes quality control to manage data integrity,Maintains organized datasets, map templates, map documents, and other mapping related resources,Performs related duties as assigned.

Posted on February 28th, 2018

​Description

Company Overview
Allworld Project Management, LLC is a locally owned small business that specializes in Project Management of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning, and Construction Management projects. Geographic Information Systems and other Technologies are the backbone and foundation that provide efficiencies and solutions to support operations and decision making.


Position Summary
The role of this position is to support the larger goals of the organization and clients. Our projects and clients are diverse and demanding, therefore flexibility and excellence are expected. Primary duties include the following:
Provides on-site digital mapping support to clients.Troubleshoots various data conversion and ETL processes.Creates and manages static as well as dynamically updated maps.Edits data in a variety of GIS formats (open source to ESRI SDE).Completes maintenance and update changes to datasets in enterprise databases.Coordinates with team members and clients to fulfill project goals.Performs related duties as assigned.Qualifications
Minimum Requirements
Ideally, all applicants must:
be familiar with and interested in asset management of water resource facilities as they pertain to Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering projects.have a Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, or related field; those close to graduation with a qualifying degree will be considered. (Equivalent and relevant work experience may be substituted for education requirements.)have six months to one-year technical experience manipulating spatial data. Technical experience is described as:
familiar with ESRI ArcGIS software (desktop, pro, online, and server),experienced in generating maps and a strong understanding of cartographic principles,familiar with the foundations of dataset, database design,manipulation of both tabular and spatial data,joining and relating data,creating and maintaining FGDC compliant metadata,integrating MS Access and ESRI ArcGIS databases,familiar with programming in Python,familiar with SQL queries,familiar with Hydrology and Hydraulic Modeling,familiar with Autodesk suite (AutoCAD and Civil 3D)familiar with InfoSWMMmaintain effective professionalism (communication, punctuality, quality, accountability, team-oriented, and respectful to self and others).


Additional Skills
Experienced in managing and coordinating project assets such as people and processes.Experienced programming with Python for GIS applications.Experienced in mobile / field data collection using GPS devices such as Trimble and Leica, mobile data collectors such as tablets and handheld units, and remote sensing.Experienced with MS Project, Oracle P6, or other project management software.Experienced programming in Python, HTML5, JavaScript, VB.Net, and/or Java.

Posted on February 26th, 2018

​DESCRIPTION
General Description
The purpose of this class within the organization is to operate and maintain the Water Department's GIS mapping system.

This class works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties and Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. 
 
Essential Functions:
 
Development and maintenance of MWSD GIS layers.
 
Updates and maintains various MWSD GIS mapping systems using ESRI, Microstation and other computer related software.
 
Enters database information and annotation and other GIS data from sources including as-built drawings, recorded plats, aerial photographs, GPS data collection, engineering plans, and other historic or archived maps.
 
Researches information needed from various sources (surveys, aerial photographs, Property Appraiser data, plats, Department of Transportation maps, County maps, record drawings, as-builts, etc.).
 
Interprets field notes, sketches, instructions from surveyors, construction crews, engineers, Operations and Maintenance, etc.
 
Assists with the preparation, reproduction and distribution of drawings, maps, graphics, displays and other related documents.
 
Coordinates with other county agencies to exchange utility location information for coordination purposes and increase GIS system information integrity.
 
Coordinates with the Engineering staff to provide water, wastewater, re-use, and storm-water system information to others.
 
Maintain website pages and supporting databases.
 
Design and implement web-based capabilities supporting organizational activities.
 
            .
Performs customized map services as required.
 
Performs customer service and assists the public and MWSD staff with inquiries and the reproduction of GIS maps and other related documents.
 
Creates ArcGIS Layers, GIS associated databases, and computer aided drawings.
 
Additional Duties:
Coordinates GIS training for users as needed.

Performs other work as assigned.

Physical Demands:
 
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 15 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
 TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering, geoscience, computer science, remote sensing, geology or closely related field.

Requires two years' experience as a geo-coder, GIS mapping specialist, GIS mapping technician or closely related experience. 

Knowledge of the terminology, concepts, principles, and practices of geographical information systems (GIS), ArcInfo, ArcView, AutoCAD, water, wastewater, and data management preferred.

Special Certifications and Licenses:
Must possess or have the ability to possess a driver's license valid in the State of Tennessee.
 
Note: Some positions in this classification may require that candidates pass a Physical Ability Test designed to verify specific strength/endurance requirements.
 
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
 
The City of Murfreesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the City of Murfreesboro to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Posted on February 26th, 2018

​The Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development is seeking applicants to the position of Planning Services Analyst with the division. The selected candidate will possess expertise in planning, GIS, and data analysis and have a unique opportunity to assess business processes, conduct data analysis, and measure performance in order to improve planning practice and development services.

Deadline to apply is March 2. Please visit the following link for a full job description and to apply online:

http://bit.ly/2EgMdOk
 

Posted on February 21st, 2018

​2018 Map Competition for Tennessee Students

Sponsors: ESRI, Woolpert, Geo-Jobe, Tennessee Geographic Alliance
What: An ArcGIS Online map competition for Tennessee middle school and high school students.

Deadline for submitting maps: Friday April 20, 2018 by 5:00 pm ET

Deadline to register: Friday March 30, 2018 by 5:00 pm ET

State award winners announced: Thursday May 17, 2018

National award winners announced: Monday June 4, 2018

Who is eligible: All Tennessee public, private, or homeschooled students are eligible to enter the contest. Maps can be submitted individually or as a team of two students. Limit of one entry per student or team.

Entry Limit: Each school will be limited to five maps for submission to the state contest. All maps entered should be judged using the rubric under the Judging Criteria tab.

Theme: For this year's contest you must focus on content within Tennessee's borders and present it as an ArcGIS Story Map. Data from outside the state may be used for context.

Awards: The five maps judged the best in each division will be awarded a $100 gift card and will be submitted to ESRI. The top map in each division will be judged at the national level by ESRI.

ArcGIS Online Requirement: You must use ArcGIS Online to create an original map that features an interesting story about your home state. The map you submit must be a story map in one of the following formats:
Story Map JournalStory Map CascadeStory Map SeriesStory Map TourStory Map SwipeStory Map Spyglass

ArcGIS Online is available to any K-12 school in the United States free of charge from Esri:

Go to http://www.esri.com/industries/education/software-bundle# to sign up for a free ArcGIS Online school organization account. Your final map must be created using the school organization account. You may not use a public account.

Fine Print
Middle School Division - grades 6 - 8Senior High Division - grades 9 - 12Note: Teams spanning grade levels will be entered in the division of the student at the upper grade.Award-winning maps must remain visible to the public for one year.More information can be found on the contest's official website





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