Under the guidance of the Deputy Director of Engineering and Engineering Technology, in cooperation with the ITS Department staff and the Utility department Management Information System staff, this position is responsible for the effective management of the Utility department 's Geographic Information System (GIS) resources and processes. This includes analyzing and managing data, implementing and maintaining standard procedures, training and managing staff, keeping abreast of advances in GIS technology, providing subject matter guidance in developing long-term and short- term goals, strategic objectives and initiatives in coordination with the Utility department comprehensive strategic management plan.
All City of Fort Smith positions require the employee to provide good customer service to both internal and external customers, maintain positive and effective working relationships with other City employees, and have regular and reliable attendance that is non-disruptive. Must show cooperation and respect to fellow employees and supervisors at all times.
Directly supervise GIS Analysts, GIS Modeler, and GIS Records Technician within the program. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the City's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently stand, walk, talk and hear. Occasionally sit, use hands to handle objects, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, color, distance and peripheral vision.
The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position the incumbent is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, works near moving mechanical parts and is at risk of electrical shock. The incumbent is also exposed to wet, humid conditions (non-weather).
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Notice of Consent Decree Posting
The City of Fort Smith, Arkansas ("City") has entered into a Consent Decree in litigation with the United States of America and the State of Arkansas ("Consent Decree"). The Consent Decree was filed on April 6, 2015, in civil action 14cv02266PKH, pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas Fort Smith Division. The Consent Decree is available for review or copying on the City's website where it may be found at www.FortSmithWater.org.