GIS Manager - City of Hobbs

Status: Full-time position

Location: Hobbs, NM

Deadline Date:

Date Available:

Job Summary: The City of Hobbs has an opening for a GIS Manager.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in geographic information systems, planning, architecture, civil engineering, computer science or related field plus two years of experience working with geographic information systems. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Knowledge of symbols and terminology used in civil, architectural or electronic engineering drawings.
Knowledge of geography, geographical measurement, civil engineering and computer science.
Knowledge and experience with ArcINFO, ArcView, ArcEdit, and knowledge of ArcSDE, ArcIMS software including data models, software functionality and application development environment.
Knowledge of digitizing and data manipulations procedures for geographic information systems.
Knowledge and work related experience and proficiency with GIS/CADD software and concepts, GIS programming, and use of spatial and relational database such as Microsoft Access.
Knowledge and experience with GPS equipment and GPS field data gathering.
Working knowledge of land surveying techniques and legal descriptions.
Ability to read and use zoning maps, quarter-section maps, plat maps, land use maps, single line maps, aerial maps, blueprints and engineering plans.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations using algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to lead and supervise working staff, as well as work independently on project design, implementation and management.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other City Department staff, contractors, surveyors, and general public.

Licensing and Certifications
Valid state issued driver’s license.

Duties: Provides planning and direction for GIS growth to serve multiple departments and end user needs. Coordinates and maintains the City of Hobbs Geographic Information System. Manages, evaluates and implements City-wide GIS applications for city utilities and infrastructure. Plans, coordinates, prioritizes, and performs GIS/GPS solutions in the operation of City-wide GIS applications. Designs, creates, edits, updates, and maintains shared databases, shape files, geo databases, coverage’s, scripts, extensions, and metadata, for numerous projects. Conducts technical research in GIS and other relational databases to produce supporting documentation for use in a variety of situations. Designs and develops tools for displaying or retrieving GIS information from relational databases using modern database utilities and software; recommends hardware upgrades with assistance and cooperation of IT Department. Acts as a liaison to other departments to determine current automated and manual systems, defining their needs, coordinating system integration and defining required output and user documentation. Develops and documents GIS file management standards. Prepares, manages and implements divisional budget.

To Apply: Human Resources Department
City of Hobbs
200 E. Broadway
Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone (575) 397-9230 Fax (575) 397-9212


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