GIS Coordinator

Oakdale, Minnesota (current population: 28,315) is currently accepting applications to fill the position of GIS Coordinator.

 Major Responsibilities 

  • Coordinates databases/maps from other agencies (Washington County, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Met Council, Watershed Districts) and integrates them into the City of Oakdale GIS System
  • Develops and maintains parcel, special assessment, streets, utilities, and other infrastructure databases and maps, including record drawings of public and private improvements
  • Uses GPS (Global Positioning System) equipment and conventional measuring methods for locating and documenting locations of City infrastructure and other assets as deemed necessary
  • Assists the Management staff in preparing and making presentations to the City Council or other groups
  • Maintains and develops city's GIS infrastructure including server and web applications 
  • Performs complex data analysis using ArcGIS and extensions to solve complex spatial and relational problems
  • Prepares applications for residents to access local government GIS
  • Conducts field work to verify locations of infrastructure

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, Civil Engineering, Planning, Computer Science/Information Systems, or other related field.
  • Three years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with computers and a variety of office software.
  • Valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • Five years of progressively responsible relevant work experience.
  • GIS certification


  • 2022 Pay Range: $38.06 - $47.57 per hour.
  • Excellent benefits package includes health and dental insurance, PERA pension, 12 paid holidays, and ample PTO package.

Closing Date:   Open until filled; first review of applications on May 2, 2022. Interested candidates must submit a standard City of Oakdale employment application, cover letter and resume. The City of Oakdale application can be found at   

Email Application:                

Mail Application:          
Jodie Peterson, Human Resources Assistant
1584 Hadley Avenue North
Oakdale, MN 55128

The City of Oakdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer