The Village of Hoffman Estates is seeking a GIS MANAGER to oversee the coordination, implementation and management of the Village’s strategies and initiatives for Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The ideal candidate would be a creative and collaborative professional who can work closely with all Village operating departments. The GIS Manager serves as an active member of the Village’s Management Team and oversees the day-to-day management of the Village’s GIS staff. This position requires independent judgement, initiative, and the ability to maintain confidentiality while managing multiple projects and deadlines with minimal supervision. The GIS Manager is responsible for determining the strategic direction of the Village’s GIS function, as well as the integrity of the Village’s GIS databases, GIS servers and ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.) GIS mapping software. Responsible for performing analytical, technical and administrative work in planning, design, and maintenance of the Village’s GIS system. Analyzes, acquires, creates and maintains spatial and tabular GIS data and appropriate metadata to meet the needs of internal and external clients.
Hiring range of $91,837 – $130,408
Starting salary DOQ.
Competitive benefit package which includes: health, dental, vision, and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.
Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday
8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. (or similar)
Onsite – Performs work both independently and as part of a team.
Position requires local travel around Hoffman Estates, and some travel in the Chicagoland area.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Information Technology, Cartography or Closely Related Field is required.
Highly qualified candidates will have 4 to 10 years’ related experience; including 2 years coordinating or managing GIS for an organization.
2+ years of supervisory experience is preferred.
Required: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise suite (current version), ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Apps.
Desired: Experience with SQL, Python or other GIS programming language; HTML; Adobe Creative Suite.
Certifications such as ArcGIS, ITIL, GISP, or other related certifications preferred.
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY
The Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, founded in 1959, is located in suburban Cook County, approximately 30 miles from the City of Chicago. With a population of over 50,000, Hoffman Estates is a full-service community. The mission of the Village of Hoffman Estates is to continually improve the quality of life for our residents and business community by providing responsive and efficient municipal services. Hoffman Estates’ strategic location along the Golden Corridor of Interstate 90 provides excellent access to all major attractions within the Chicagoland region and the Midwest. Over 26,000 people are employed by the more than 1,000 businesses operating in Hoffman Estates. Awarded Municipality of the Year two of the past three years, the Village of Hoffman Estates offers high-quality schools, parks, entertainment and recreational opportunities, as well as a variety of housing options.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023
FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS BEGINS ON SEPTEMBER 29TH.
Hoffman Estates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local laws regarding
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