Job Description :
Role:GIS Specialist
Location :Baltimore, MD
Contract Long Term

Maintain GIS map layers utilized by the CAD system and coordinate with other users of this data
Present statistical data to agencies via maps, graphs, and reports
Create functional maps and map layers to be utilized by agencies
Manage and maintain common place names and addresses
Configure/Maintain the CAD system Maverick mapping software and related GIS layers
Field verification of addresses and common places
Based on user requests and departmental needs, as well as technological advancements, research other viable systems and/or improvements/upgrades to the existing and future CAD GIS systems to increase functionality for users
Attend meetings with Police, Fire, EMS, Public Works, 311, and OEM as needed, acting as a resource for information on CAD GIS related items
Provide 24-hour on-call support for CAD GIS emergency repairs and problem escalations
Supports the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) during activations
Conduct periodic tests and audits of the GIS system hardware and software configurations.
Perform GIS backups as necessary
Coordinate work with all agencies and vendors related to GIS
Perform 1st Line Triage and or repair if applicable for GIS issues
All other reasonable duties as assigned by CAD Systems Administrator
Required Skills:
Requires an Associate’s degree with course work in GIS, or Computer Science, Information Technology, Public Safety, or closely related discipline
Requires at least 2 years of work experience in GIS related field – preferably in public safety telecommunications. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to successfully perform the job will be considered
Requires ArcGIS and/or ESRI Certification
Requires proficiency in Microsoft products, ESRI and other GIS related tools
Requires possession of a Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
Must be able to pass a background check with no record of criminal convictions
Ability to interpret and manipulate mapping data to include various maps, plans, ortho-photography and records
Knowledge of public safety Computer Aided Dispatch systems and a high level of understanding of how GIS services impact Police, Fire, EMS, Public Works, 311, and OEM
Knowledge of NENA (National Emergency Number Association) data standards addressing requirements
Strong knowledge of the ESRI/ArcGIS licensed products
Ability to create and edit all types of maps using cartographic design and graphic layout skills using GIS data
Ability to work with or without supervision and apply knowledge and skills to create quality products.
Strong knowledge of network operations and the equipment necessary to have all GIS components work properly
Ability to troubleshoot GIS software, Maverick mapping/CAD issues and schedule GIS system maintenance
Knowledge of Web access applications
Ability to track GIS system support requests and communicate status updates
Must be able to handle CONFIDENTIAL DATA, disclosure of which is protected by law and maintain confidential records and correspondence
Must be resourceful and proactive while consistently demonstrating a positive and professional demeanor
Must comply with the employee policies and procedures
Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions
Ability to analyze software programs and adjust as necessary
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate with other employees as member of a team
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with personnel from various agencies, other employees, and system vendors
Ability to multitask, think intuitively, execute time and project management skills, and possess troubleshooting ability
The incumbent in this role is required to work an off-shift – either afternoon – or overnight – as well as weekends and on-call to respond to system malfunctions and assist the CAD Technical Specialist in CAD/GIS troubleshooting, maintenance and vendor management.

Client : IT Domain