Job Details for 1457 - Manager of Geographic Information Systems
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Under general direction; performs work of considerable difficulty
in supervising the operation of the County's Geographic Information System unit
of Information Technologies; performs related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class manages
the telecommunication function for the County and acts as a liaison with user
departments, and outside agencies in a 24x7 environment. Work involves
analyzing, recommending and implementing voice/data infrastructure. General
direction is received from the Infrastructure Manager; however, work allows for
considerable independent judgment. Supervision is provided for approximately
four (4) employees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a
comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by
positions in this class.
• Supervises work of subordinate personnel
engaged in the operation of the County's Geographic Information System and
Survey Control Network including the production of tax assessment and election
• Recommends hires and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions
• Supervises the
installation and maintenance of new programs
• Develops proposals for
services to municipalities within DuPage County
• Develops mapping and
surveying standards for the County
• Monitors usage of the GIS by County,
township, municipalities and private agencies
• Develops and maintains new
mapping geographic information and land survey applications
the enhancement and maintenance of the Survey Control and Engineering Networks
• Supervises the land survey work performed for the county
plats and surveys for compliance with legal and technical standards
Prepares and monitors budget
• Maintains regular attendance and
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event of an emergency to
participate in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities as
• Depending on assignment may maintain required emergency
management training, licensure and/or certifications.
• Performs related
duties as required or assigned within job classification.
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 essential functions.
Information Systems cartographic and technical systems and management analysis
• Analysis and design of systems software
and leadership principles
• Land surveying practices and standards
Current office practices, procedures and equipment
• County policies and
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules,
regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Analysis, design and
implementation of large scale mapping and surveying projects
and supervising the work of others
• Planning, scheduling and supervising
the work of others
• Using computer hardware and software including word
processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc
• Applying an acquired
knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and services applicable to the
• Monitor and evaluate employees
• Prioritize and assign work
• Manage projects and multiple
• Analyze problems, identify alternative
solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement
recommendations in support of goals
• Plan, organize, manage and evaluate
the work of the division to ensure efficient, timely and cost-effective services
• Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and services, operational needs,
and fiscal constraints
• Establish and maintain effective working
relationships with department and division staff, other departments and others,
such as vendors
• Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact
with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or
convey information and to receive work direction
• Ensure compliance with
applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations
Provide leadership to effectively resolve issues
• Convey excellent oral
and written communication
• Work effectively under stress
of personnel in related area of responsibility.
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information
Systems; seven years of experience in the operation of geographic information
system and land survey control network with two years of supervisory experience;
or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to
successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull
or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves
sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are
required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
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.
Position is typically office or administrative work and is not substantially
exposed to adverse environmental conditions.