• City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jun 10, 2022
Full Time GIS and Surveying
  • Salary: $61,574.24 - $95,445.38 Annually USD

Job Description


We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the required minimum qualifications.

The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking an GIS Analyst to support the technical needs of the City's existing and expanding GIS asset inventory of water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure including, but not limited to, performing maintenance and update of GIS data, supporting data conversion from Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) to GIS and GIS to Cityworks®, conducting spatial analysis, map creation, and automating repetitive tasks.
The ideal candidate will work with users to understand GIS hardware, software, and data issues; takes appropriate action to correct problems by performing diagnostics, researching solution to problems, interacting and conferring with vendors to provide solutions. Would you fit in? Click here to apply.
The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS.
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  • Participates in the Citywide administration of the enterprise GIS
  • Conducts studies of City departments and their sub-components to identify and implement added value uses of GIS and other location-based technologies
  • Supports the technical data science and data analytics needs of City departments, particularly those associated with data of a geographic nature
  • Provides GIS-based analysis and reports to City departments
  • Provides GIS mapping services to City departments
  • Create scripts and tools for automating tasks and workflows
  • Provides ongoing software and data support to users of GIS software in City departments, including formal and informal training, and also to include software installation and responding to technical support issues
  • Designs and implements data schemas for the City's enterprise GIS database and for specific GIS solutions
  • Updates data in the City's enterprise GIS database
  • Participates in collaborative efforts to implement map-based solutions with sub-functions that include establishing requirements, formulating project plans, and managing timelines for implementation
  • Designs and implements map-based solutions, many of which may be interactive solutions built using web technologies
  • Implements configurable Esri application and solution templates.
  • Creates and updates Esri web services
  • Operates professional grade GPS equipment and associated software for field data capture, field verification, and field inventory.
  • Trains users in customer departments on the use of professional grade GPS equipment and associated software.
  • Performs related work as required.
Special Requirements:
Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.

The position involves light physical demands, such as exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  1. Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information processing, geography, engineering, mathematics, urban and regional planning, or a closely related field.
  2. Must possess at least two (2) years of work experience in the GIS field to include experience using Esri ArcGIS.
  3. Possess or be able to obtain a State of Florida driver's license .
Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for one year of the required experience or education.

Experience with Cityworks®

-GIS experience working with utility networks is not necessary but desirable.

-Preference will be given to candidates with a high degree of proficiencies in the items listed in the Supplemental Questions as a part of the official application.


Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify.
An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ).
The City of Fort Lauderdale is AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including identity or expression), marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other protected classification as defined by applicable law (except as limited by Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications).

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the City of Fort Lauderdale is committed to providing a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards of the community in which it serves. Alcohol and drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of City's community builders and to the security of the City's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, the City is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace.

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination. Under the ADA, a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity.The physical demands described within the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . In compliance with the ADA, the City of Fort Lauderdale will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change.
Closing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

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