GIS Administrator

Departments: Information Services

The Information Services department is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated individual to join our team as a full time GIS Administrator. This position is responsible for all aspects of the City of Auburn’s Geographic Information System (GIS), including all technical, policy, process, budgeting, awareness and communication. The GIS Administrator serves as the liaison to all City departments and the County-City GIS (CoCiGIS) Consortium, providing strong technical and policy leadership to this group.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads in developing and implementing procedures to collect, store, maintain, retrieve, analyze and utilize data pertinent to the City and its departments
  • Oversees, coordinates and drives the City’s Enterprise GIS System, including:
    • GIS database design, coordination, implementation and administration
    • Training and support of City’s GIS data
    • Database design and implementation for various GIS related management information
    • Collection of field data for input into GIS system
    • City Enterprise GIS platforms, including the entire suite of ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise and ESRI Online technologies and services
    • Data capture and conversion projects
    • GIS activities with the City’s GIS professionals, users and CoCiGiS member communities
  • Becomes a knowledge expert in our products and services
  • Supports customer service representatives in sales activities
  • Identifies new markets and customer opportunities and establishes effective marketing and communications strategies for those opportunities
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers via email, phone and in-person
  • Manages the sales lifecycle, generating leads, preparing quotes, processing orders, scheduling installations, following up with customers, and reviewing billing for accuracy
  • Collaborates with engineering and field services to ensure proposals are accurate and meet the customer’s needs
  • Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction
  • Participates in marketing-related activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the General Manager


  • Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS products and services preferred
  • Strong understanding of global positioning systems (GPS) data gathering and equipment
  • Comprehensive understanding of City of Auburn civil and utility operations also beneficial
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field or minimum of five years related experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific/technical journals and legal documents
  • Ability to comprehend and apply principles of calculus, modern algebra, analytical geometry and advanced statistical theory
  • Ability to develop project plans and programs designed to improve or expand current services
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows


  • Vacation, holidays, personal days, health insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and City-paid PERF annuity and retirement
  • Starting Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications


Resumes and applications can be emailed to, mailed (PO Box 506) or dropped in City Hall drop box at 210 E.  Ninth St. Auburn, IN 46706. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top right-hand corner of this page.

Deadline: OPEN

EOE / Drug Free Workplace / E-Verify


Send your completed application to:

City of Auburn, Human Resources
P.O. Box 506
210 E. Ninth Street
Auburn, IN 46706

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