City Engineering Tech/GIS Analyst



Class Description

Job Title: City Engineering Tech/GIS Analyst Reports To: City Engineer

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

General Description

The purpose of this position within the organization is to provide responsibility for GIS technology, applications, and solutions. Other job functions will include assisting the City Engineer with capital improvement projects reviewing new and future project plans, and monitoring all public utility work within the City's corporate boundaries. The incumbent will perform various tasks in both the field and office environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below represent the majority of the time spent working in this job. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job/class as necessary.

Essential Functions:

Assists with engineering traffic analysis by collecting traffic data; Prepares maps with acquired and developed GIS data;

Collects street data for the preparation of the annual Pavement Management Plan;

Records and plots resident complaints regarding repairs to street infrastructure (sidewalks, curbs, driveway aprons, and pavement repairs) on a map to assist in the planning of future projects;

Maintains the GIS database; performs GIS analysis as needed to support City projects;

Serves as the administrator for the City's online web map portal and develops additional map products as needed.

Evaluate optimal and efficient solutions to geospatial issues as they arise. Assists with the evaluation of appropriate software applications;

Prepares detailed work orders for the Public Works Department personnel;

Investigates, follows up, and reports to City Engineer on residential complaints, typically through interaction with residents;

Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches as needed.

Assists the City Engineer in various grants, projects, and variance matters.

Additional Duties:

Performs advanced work in Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook; Assists with oversight and control of the City's street inventory.

Analyzes problems and develops solutions. Performs related work as assigned.

Responsibilities, Requirements, and Impacts

Data Responsibility:

Data Responsibility refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creationData are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.

Gathers, organizes, analyzes, examines, or evaluates data or information and may prescribe action based on these data or information.

People Responsibility:

People include co-workers, workers in other areas or agencies, and the general public.

Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, point of view, or course of action; may enforce laws, rules, regulations, or ordinances.

Asset Responsibility:

Assets responsibility refers to achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.

Responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses.

Mathematical Requirements:

Mathematics requires the use of symbols, numbers, and formulas to solve mathematical problems.

Uses addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculates ratios, rates, and percentsAlso uses basic algebra involving variables and formulas and/or basic geometry involving plane and solid figures, circumferences, areas, and volumes and/or compute discounts and interest rates.

Communications Requirements:

Communications involves the ability to read, write, and speak.

Reads journals, manuals, and professional publications; speaks informally to groups of co-workers, the general public, people in other organizations; and presents training, compose original reports, training, and other written materials, using proper language, punctuation, grammar, and style,

Judgment Requirements:

Judgment requirements refer to the frequency and complexity of judgments and decisions given the stability of the work environments, the nature and type of guidance, and the breadth of impact of the judgments and decisions.

Responsible for guiding others, requiring some decisions which may affect the individual, co-workers, and others who depend on the service or product; works in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures but many variations from the routine.

Complexity of Work:

Complexity addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, concentration, and creativity required by the job and the presence of any unusual pressures present in the job.

Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.

Impact of Errors:

Impact of errors refers to consequences such as damage to equipment and property, loss of data, exposure of the organization to legal liability, and injury or death for individuals.

The impact of errors is very serious - it affects the entire organization and the general public.

Physical Demands:

Physical demands refer to physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement requirements.

Works partially in the field and partly in an office. Performs light to medium work that involves walking or standing most of the time and may involve regularly exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force, or considerable skill, adeptness, and speed in the use of the finger, hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Equipment Usage:

Equipment usage involves responsibility for materialsmachinestools, equipment, work aids, and products.

Handles or uses work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items.

Unavoidable Hazards:

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.


Safety of Others:

Safety of others refers to the level of responsibility for the safety of otherseither inherent in the job or to ensure the safety of the general public. (Does not include safety of subordinates).

The position requires some responsibility for the safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of public safety or health standards.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering, GIS, or closely related fieldThis is an entry-level positionsome experience is preferred

Special Certifications and Licenses:


Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of College Park, MD, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the 

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