GIS Manager Resume Samples

A GIS Manager is responsible for the daily operations and supervision of the team of IT experts that produce geographical data using specialist computer systems. Roles and responsibilities vary from job to job, however, certain common duties are listed on the GIS Manager Resume as – supervising the team of staff including programmers, data managers, analysts, support specialists; and cartographers; managing budgets and project costs; negotiating contracts; recruiting and training staff; managing the development of GIS software packages; evaluating the functionality of systems; purchasing new equipment to improve project efficiency; keeping up to date with new technology; and ensuring the projects keep the pre-determined deadlines.

Employers pick candidates with strong problem-solving skills, time management skills, leadership skills; and superior communication skills. The candidate must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in and commitment to the field. Job aspirants with a relevant degree such as geographic information science, urban planning, geography qualify for this post.

GIS Manager Resume example

GIS Manager Resume

Headline : A resourceful and driven GIS professional with over 25 years of experience working in fast-paced and highly competitive vertical markets. A critical thinker with innovative and creative solutions to complex problems. Tech-savvy with advanced knowledge of project management, sales management, and business development in highly competitive environments.

Skills : GIS, Orthophotography, GPS, Project Management, Mapping, Survey, People Management.

Description :

    1. Managed all GIS operations within the firm.
    2. Lead a staff of up to 5 people with individual total project budgets up to(not including the annual GIS operating budget).
    3. Managed many projects in a range of complexity and size from beginning to end across multiple departments/agencies.
    4. Increased the efficiency and therefore productivity of many clients.
    5. Recommended new GIS procedures to use both existing and new ArcGIS/ArcIMS technology.
    6. Performed and oversaw data conversion and final QA/QC of numerous land-based projects.
    7. Taught the use of GIS/GPS software and hardware.
    8. Developed user-specific applications using Avenue and Visual Basic programming languages.
    9. Directed all GPS activities including purchasing/installing/maintaining with primary Trimble equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Geography


GIS Manager Resume

Objective : Accomplished Product Manager developing sales and marketing tools in a fast-paced Marketing environment. Expertise in researching customer requirements which translates to guiding the product from conception to launch. Collaborative and decisive with strong communication and interpersonal abilities. Bridged the technical and business worlds resulting invaluable, innovative, and successful products.

Skills : ESRI Platform, ESRI Platform, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Planned, developed, coordinated and maintained a comprehensive GIS database.
    2. Verified record plans and deeds to ensure accurate sources of information.
    3. Evaluated work in progress for conformance with planned goals and perform specialized engineering work particular to the department to which assigned.
    4. Interpreted and researched legal documents and apply information to the maintenance of varied GIS-based data.
    5. Collected transfer, input, and plot GIS-related data from a Global Position System (GPS), surveyor's data, field notes, or engineering plans.
    6. Digitized cartographic data.
    7. Prepared maps according to specified criteria.
    8. Coordinated with other departments or other municipal agencies on projects under design.
    9. Met with consultants and suppliers to discuss problems on projects or equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate in Windows 7


GIS Manager Resume

Headline : Service-oriented actively looking for ways to help others while demonstrating consistent professionalism. Work well in a fast pace environment, ability to learn quickly while setting goals and meeting deadlines, strong organizational and communication skills with proven ability to input and retrieve data within the computer.

Skills : Sales, GIS, Management, Account Management.

Description :

    1. Database management and served via the GIS web server.
    2. Management of GIS Team.
    3. Worked on the pipeline, land ownership, geology, natural resources, utility, and addressing datasets.
    4. System architecture and installation of ArcGIS Server for GIS users across seven states.
    5. Facilitated & lead manager in the testing of application changes & upgrades.
    6. Provided technical solutions for on-going GIS projects such as GIS configuration, resource allocation, and project direction.
    7. Teaching basic GIS skills and theory (ArcGIS I) Teaching geodatabase, topology, and advanced GIS skills (ArcGIS II) to over 80 GIS users.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

GIS Manager Resume

Summary : Results-oriented Multi-Disciplined GIS Professional with over 18 years of experience in building Geospatial Systems and providing GIS Program Management and Implementation. Expert in leading GIS teams and consultants in the procurement, delivery, support, and maintainability of major GIS systems.

Skills : Planning, Development, Public Works, Engineering, Transportation.

Description :

    1. Organized GIS activities across three offices between different departments.
    2. Identified all client needs for a full-service global engineering company's transportation office and an environmental planning office.
    3. Provided hiring, hardware, and software solutions for fast-growing organizational needs.
    4. Managed employees' assignments and staff training need according to current and proposed projects.
    5. Established and maintained technical priorities, standards, and procedures.
    6. Participated in proposal and tender processes.
    7. Provided all GIS expertise and GIS marketing for a multi-million pound ongoing project for the Highways Agency.
    8. Developed a 3D Visualization group for URS using ERDAS, AutoCAD & ESRI 3D Analyst for use in proposal submissions and community communication.
    9. Distributed videos of 3D visualizations with music for marketing on DVD.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA in Geography

GIS Manager Resume

Headline : Responsible for Developing and managing the pre-scoping report effort to determine flood insurance requirements for more than twenty counties, and also Collecting the Census data at the block and block group level for flood impact analysis.

Skills : Proficient In ESRI ArcGIS Suite Of Tools, Global Mapper, MapInfo, Google Earth Pro, GPS Experienced With Python2.7, Model Builder, ArcObjects, SQL Database Queries, SPSS, SAS. Continued Use Of Microsoft Office Tools, Adobe Products. Basic IT Support And Computer Builds.

Description :

    1. Supervised the Seattle Regional Office GIS staff in implementing FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program for Region 10 states.
    2. Provided development goals, training, and performance improvement plans for personnel.
    3. Responsible for resolving potential program obstacles, process improvement, and coordinating appropriate GIS resources to ensure quality deliverables.
    4. Generated RFPs and led regional GIS marketing efforts.
    5. Coordinated data acquisition and integration from the region-wide geodatabase.
    6. Led the development of a migration model from FEMA's Region X Levee geodatabase into the FY07 National Mid-Term Levee Inventory (MLI) geodatabase.
    7. Created impact, displacement, and flood inundation models for review by FEMA Region 10 senior leadership.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA

GIS Manager Resume

Summary : Extensive experience in GIS, database design, quality control, and quality assurance protocols, and program development. Proven leadership and management skills as a Project Manager and GIS Department Manager.

Skills : ESRI GIS, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Department Management.

Description :

    1. Molded 3 GIS Analysts into a cohesive department, and established standards and procedures for data management, modeling, communications, and submittals.
    2. Integrated GIS into the operations of most Aclara departments, enhancing productivity, customer service, and profitability.
    3. Prepared network propagation models for potential and existing customers, geared towards minimizing the required hardware and maximizing network performance.
    4. Performed data analyses for existing customer networks and recommend remedial actions to improve network performance.
    5. Data managed for a 5-year project that included the installation of 6 million meter transmission units and selecting the optimal locations for the installation of 4,300 data collector units.
    6. Coordinated with manufacturing to insure that correct frequencies are programmed into customer orders.
    7. Developed and documented standards and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Project Management

GIS Manager Resume

Objective : Innovative, highly motivated, and achievement-oriented GIS professional with exceptional abilities in the areas of technical and systems support. The goal is to apply the skills cultivated through educational background and 21 years' experience in the spatial data sciences. Seek to make a positive contribution in the daily work environment, utilize problem-solving expertise, and continue to learn new and innovative techniques for spatial data analysis and project management.

Skills : ESRI ArcGIS, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Managed the GIS Division accounts.
    2. Prepared the Fiscal Year Budget.
    3. Reported financial Expenditures to Council.
    4. Experienced in Geospatial Referencing, Imagery, and Statistic reporting.
    5. Met with consultants and suppliers to discuss problems on projects or equipment.
    6. Managed Department sales, reports, budget amendments, and timesheets.
    7. Responded to citizen inquiries and City Council meeting inquiries.
    8. Provided technical assistance to other divisions and departments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Mechanical Engineering (Undergraduate)

GIS Manager Resume

Headline : A GIS Manager position in sales and marketing with an emphasis on helping people and the community. Highly analytical and organized with a demonstrated ability to improve efficiency and effectiveness of programs.

Skills : Project Management, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for IT leadership, client support, and facilitating enterprise Geospatial programs.
    2. Migrated departmental GIS unit to operational IT support.
    3. Deployed enterprise ESRI GIS.
    4. Created governance to support on-call GIS services; doubling completed GIS projects within 18 months.
    5. Selected resources and recommendation system architecture.
    6. Prioritized technical management, database, and application projects.
    7. Coordinated with leadership, SME's, and data teams in a 24x7 availability environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Business Administration

GIS Manager Resume

Objective : Currently seeking temporary or full-time employment, willing to relocate. Eight years of combined class and work experience using ArcGIS Suite 9.1-10, and a year of class experience using ERDAS imagine 9.2. Capable of working outdoors under adverse conditions to gather field data. Highly motivated, willing to learn new software and gain certifications to further knowledge as well as career.

Skills : Programming, Preparing GPS Units For Field Data.

Description :

    1. Developed and maintained the company's spatial data, as well as troubleshot basic IT issues pertaining to the GIS.
    2. Programmed and prepared GPS unit for field data collection.
    3. Performed field data collection of company assets using Trimble GeoXH; TerraSync 5.0.2, and ArcPad 10.
    4. Converted AutoCAD engineering drawings, georeferenced, edited, and digitized spatial data.
    5. Helped to educate Board of Commissioner's and field crews on the use, cost, needs of GIS.
    6. Digitized survey and engineering drawings of pipelines as well as other water-related assets, georeferencing, geocoding, coordinate system/datum transformations, and data conversion, including PDF, KML, and AutoCAD to GIS format.
    7. Created regional and property maps for potential new projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA in Geography/Geographic Information Science

GIS Manager Resume

Objective : Personable GIS Manager professional with the ability to motivate others. While being results-oriented and delivery-focused, also able to adapt to unforeseen changes with ease. Advocates with confidence and pursues goals until accomplished. Able to communicate with superiors and peers with professionalism. Flexible and versatile - works well under pressure through a sense of humor when appropriate, to alleviate the stress.

Skills : GIS, Management , Personnel Management, Cartography.

Description :

    1. Managed GIS and IT for the office including coordinating of entire GIS system and all new software.
    2. Managed 1-4 GIS and Geology professionals.
    3. Architected GIS data of uranium fields in multiple countries using data to create maps.
    4. Developed new shapefiles and maps Identified attributes at multiple sites such as deposit placement, claim, and land ownership, geophysics.
    5. Revised GIS procedures, improved data creation, and maintenance in two GIS databases.
    6. Performed all maintenance, IT, and training for the office on new products.
    7. Provided training and leadership for a team of 4-5 Geologists in ArcMap GIS technologies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Geography