City of Oak Hill GIS Coordinator Position

City of Oak Hill

GIS Coordinator Position – Full-Time

City Manager’s Office


The City of Oak Hill is hiring for a vacancy for its GIS Coordinator position. The GIS Coordinator will be tasked with the daily operation of the city’s cloud enterprise GIS program and mapping duties for all municipal departments and city officials. The position will work directly under the City Manager, but coordinate efforts with staff from every municipal department.

The ideal candidate for this position should have a strong understanding of geography, cartography, and geographic information systems, along with working experience in local government. The ideal candidate will be expected to complete projects in the office and field, leverage data from city, county, and state sources, and develop products for staff, officials, and the general public to consume. The ideal candidate will also identify and leverage new software or methods to address challenges faced by the city.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits are provided.


  • Provide mapping and GIS support to all municipal departments
  • Provide mapping and GIS support to city officials, boards, and committees
  • Coordinate multiple simultaneous projects from all municipal departments with various levels of priority
  • Manage the city’s ArcGIS Online organization and Open Data website
  • Produce monthly City Council Meeting Story Maps
  • Develop and present maps through paper (large plotter and standard printer) and digital formats
  • Independently troubleshoot software and hardware issues that may arise
  • Train staff to utilize GIS solutions in the field and office
  • Present maps and/or data at public meetings, if necessary
  • Scan, georeference, and digitize historical paper maps and documents
  • Develop and follow a city-wide GIS Strategic Plan
  • Provide regular updates on status and needs of city’s GIS


  • An Associate’s Degree in geography, computer science, engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Completed at least 15 credit hours or equivalent coursework in GIS
  • One year of relevant work experience
  • Have working experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online software, including shapefile, geodatabase, and hosted feature layer data types
  • Have working experience with Microsoft Office software suite
  • Strong IT skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in geography, computer science, engineering, or a related field from an accredited four-year institution will count as one year of relevant work experience
  • One to three years of relevant work experience, with one year of experience being in local government
  • Have working experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS Pro, CityEngine, Story Maps, Community/Business Analyst, and ArcGIS Mobile applications such as Workforce for ArcGIS, Survey123 for ArcGIS, and Collector for ArcGIS
  • Able to utilize ArcGIS Solutions for Local Government
  • Able to provide basic training of ArcGIS mobile applications to city staff
  • Able to have a flexible schedule including attending evening meetings
  • Able to write RFPs, grant proposals, and understand GIS contract management
  • Able to understand municipal codified ordinances and how to utilize them within GIS

To Apply

Please bring a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to:

Oak Hill City Hall

100 Kelly Avenue

Oak Hill, WV 25901

You may also mail your documents to the address below:

Attn: City Manager

City of Oak Hill

PO Box 1245

Oak Hill, WV 25901

You may also send your documents digitally, along with any additional questions about this position or the City of Oak Hill to William Hannabass, City Manager, You may reach the City Manager by phone at (304)469-9541.

The application deadline is Friday, September 13, 2019 at 4:00pm.