This is a Competitive Class position. The individual selected to fill this vacancy will be given a provisional appointment and will be required to participate in the next Civil Service Examination for this title.

ATTENTION: A qualified applicant may be provisionally appointed and serve in the position until a Civil Service Examination is administered and an appropriate eligible list can be established to make a permanent appointment in accordance with the Civil Service Rule of Three. (See Provisional Appointment - FAQ's). If you are already a City employee and have permanent, competitive status in your current position and appointment to this title would result in a provisional appointment in another department, you will lose your previous permanent competitive rights.

Applications will be accepted through the Application Deadline Date (Eastern Standard Time):
- In person - until 5:00 pm in Room 103A, City Hall
- Online - until midnight
- Sent by Mail - postmarked by the Application Deadline Date

Applications submitted after these times will be rejected.

When submitting an application, please be certain that your paper Application is complete, or if submitting online, that your Personal Information, Education & Experience, are complete, and describe all relevant experience. Applications will be reviewed based upon the information supplied. Resumes may accompany, but will not be accepted in place of, a City of Rochester employment application. Applications may be obtained at City Hall in Room 103A, on the Employment Forms page of this website or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Human Resource Management, City Hall, 30 Church Street, Room 103A, Rochester, NY, 14614.


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Job Opening
GIS Applications Specialist
Department of Environmental Services
Water Engineering
High school diploma or G.E.D AND

Associate's degree in Survey Technology, Geography, Civil Engineering Technology or a closely related field AND two (2) years experience developing applications for a geographic information system.
Associate's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field AND three (3) years experience developing applications for a geographic information system.
This is a technical position with responsibility for supporting computerized geographic information systems and designing, developing and maintaining GIS applications within user departments. General supervision is received from higher level staff. Related work is performed as required.
Uses CADD to create maps and engineering drawings;
Integrates CADD into GIS projects and programs and GIS into CADD projects and programs;
Integrates GPS and Pictometry images with GIS programs;
Writes programs in ARCVIEW, ARCGIS and ARCINFO to create customized reports, user menus, etc.;
Suggests changes to CADD software to personnel at the software supplier;
Produces drawings and calculations for borrow and fill, erosion control, and wetlands projects;
Produces video footage to be used in presentations;
Creates GIS mapping files from existing databases;
Creates maps for various Engineering projects;
Creates inventory and condition reports for engineering analysis;
Composes training and instructional materials for CADD users;
Develop methods for the expansion of the GIS system;
Assists Engineers in the development of projects to analyze existing infrastructure.