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Geospatial Systems Administrator | Charlotte, NC

Website City of Charlotte - Charlotte Water Department

CHARLOTTE WATER (CLTWATER) is seeking a full-time Geospatial Systems Administrator. CLTWater is an enterprise department of the City of Charlotte with more than $3 billion in assets. CLTWater is one of the largest public water and sewer service providers in the southeast with more than 260,000 customer accounts and over 900 employees.

CLTWater’s annual budget is approximately $400M including operating and debt service costs. We enjoy the highest credit ratings from three major credit rating agencies because of sound financial planning and management and strong support from our City Council. We value competent, skilled candidates with a service focus to work in a team environment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The Business Systems Specialist Senior is a member of Charlotte Water Information Technology – GIS Team. Candidate must have critical thinking skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to analyze spatial data, problem solving skills and project management skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience in an GIS environment

Preferred Requirements:

·         5(+) years’ experience with Esri ArcGIS Server/Enterprise Systems (10.x) (Portal, ArcGIS Server, SDE and Data Store)

·         5(+) years’ Experience with SQL Server database management, writing SQL queries, scripting, data modeling, analysis and reporting

·         5(+) years’ Experience with ArcGIS Desktop/ArcGIS Pro

·         The ability to program in languages such as Python, SQL-Transact, Javascript and Visual Basic.Net

·         Ability to design and administrate Esri Geodatabases

·         Can create custom geoprocessing services and GIS web/mobile applications for ArcGIS Online and Enterprise Systems

·         Exposure to Esri’s Geoevent and ArcGIS Monitor

·         Familiarity with Azteca CityWorks

·         Knowledge of principles of Project Management

·         Exposure to Safe Software FME is a plus

Salary Range: 

$90,137  per year

How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting and click on jobs.

If you need assistance completing your online application, you are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available.

Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays. We recommend that you call for an appointment at (704) 336-2285 or you may email a question to

Conditions of Employment:

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments. This position requires the ability to obtain a City Driving Permit. Candidates will also be required to pass a physical examination and background check screens.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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