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GIS COORDINATOR - Consolidated Utility District of Rutherford County
Posted on March 19th, 2018

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

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.


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.)

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

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.

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.

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 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.


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