City of Cedar Rapids
Creates and manages the City GIS geodatabases, including design, development, and analysis;Imports and manages the data files used in the GIS system;Coordinates and participates in the digitalization of base maps and the incorporation of other information into the GIS system using cartographic, analytical and other techniques to incorporate GIS data;Meet with users to develop system or project requirements, and then transfer those requirements into design specifications that are used to obtain or develop GIS software and specific applications; Develops procedures to manipulate and utilize raw data and present data in narrative and graphical formats as required;Uses GPS (Global Positioning System) to gather data for GIS related use and incorporate GPS data into the GIS;Interprets GIS spatial data pertaining to City departments and divisions and makes data and operational modifications and adjustments to enhance GIS system operations and performance;Responds to department and council requests for presentation quality reporting. May make formal presentations relating to GIS;Inspects and maintains GIS hardware such as plotters, digitizers and computers, including making some repairs as needed;Trains other City employees in the use of the GIS system and troubleshoots operational problems as requested;Researches current development and innovations involved with GIS and technology;Serves as backup to information technology issues at a first-level support.
Cedar Rapids is the second largest city in Iowa, which translates to a stimulating work environment that offers room to grow and develop professionally. Cedar Rapids is a city rich in culture. Enjoy our museums, theaters, historical centers and a school system that has been highlighted in national magazines.