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.
2023 salary 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.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY, VISIT THE VILLAGE’S CAREER PORTAL
Please submit a resume and cover letter with completed employment application.
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 employment.