City of Tucson


$25.58-$48.17 Hourly / $53,206.40-$100,193.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 816

General Description

Manages complex projects using GIS/Database technologies to enhance operations, environmental and safety programs. Coordinates experts from different fields for the duration of projects. Prepares forecasts of needed funds, assists in developing and implementing project budgets, and monitors expenditures. Serves as department's GIS and database expert responsible for spatial analysis, representation of data, and critical agency reporting and projects.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. It requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.

Essential Functions

Performs administrative duties by preparing and reviewing reports and correspondence, performing safety audits and inspections, reviewing policies and procedures, providing advice, researching and analyzing information such as cost-benefit studies, developing and maintaining databases and responding to and forwarding inquiries

GIS Analysis. Analyze GIS data for departmental planning using high-level GIS tools and software. The analysis is typically spatially oriented in order to answer questions of "where”. Where is the best or worst spot? Where would it be best to install pedestrian crossings taking into account multiple inputs such as traffic incidents, people attractions, bike routes, etc.

Creates maps and presentations for public meetings, manages projects for public access to map data, collaborates with professional contractors on GIS program requirements

Design and create GIS applications. Design and create web and mobile GIS applications and databases to assist employees with their job functions in order to improve efficiency. Example would be mobile GIS applications that allow field inspectors an efficient way to inspect and record locations and conditions of field screen outfalls

Manages data for environmental reporting. (ADEQ, ADWR, Reclaimed Water Reports, Storm Water Permit Reports, Water use/audit reports, Back flow)

GIS software and hardware installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and training. In person or remotely, resolve GIS problems regarding software or training issues for employees such as driver installations and database connections

Manages and directs complex projects by assigning work, forecasting timelines and project parameters, reviewing and approving plans and documents, devising solutions to problems, deploying resources, ensuring projects are completed effectively and efficiently within budget time frames, studying and approving agreements, disbursing payments, conducting and attending meetings with associated parties

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years of experience in working and interpreting GIS data and applications, managing complex projects and coordinating experts from different tools

Special Job Requirements

GIS technology experience and proficiency required

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 06

Occupational Group Description: Data Processing

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Employee, Occasionally Directs

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0731; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;