GIS Consultant
Global Information Services - Somers, CT

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Note Please reply ONLY if you 1) Have all the required skill set and have worked as a GIS CONSULTANT in a large complex enterprise level IT environment 2) Provide at least 23 verifiable (Supervisors) experience from completed andor substantially completed jobs that closely match this request 3) Have public sector project experience 4) Will agree to fill out a Skill Matrix Reference Sheet and go through a criminal background check including finger printing (if selected) 5) Agree to a Face to face interview (at your own cost) if requested US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time NOTE GIS will utilize the US Department of Homeland Securitys EVerify system to verify the employment eligibility of all persons employed during the term of the Contract ALL H1 candidates Including those on EAD WOULD need to provide I797 Purpose The Town of Somers seeks to develop a GIS and an interactive WebGIS application under 2012 Capital Improvement Project Funding The estimated start date for The Project is February 11th 2013 with an estimated completion deadline of August 1 2013 The consultant is to develop a highquality Townwide digital parcel database integrate other CTGIS and local data and make the information available on the Town’s website through an interactive online application All GIS products must be delivered as topologically correct Esri ArcGIS Geodatabases with metadata (to be owned by the Town) based on the Connecticut State Plane Coordinate Grid System (NAD 83) Scope of Services The anticipated initial Scope of Services may include 1 Conduct a limited departmental assessment including the following a Interviewing Town staff to gain an understanding of the GIS needs of each department b Develop recommendations for a GIS including software hardware network requirements (including maintenance) with costs c Develop a strategy to guide recommendations priorities and actions for GIS development within the Town that addresses Possible GIS applications for each Town department including but not limited to an inventory of the maps and spatial data Existing resources and needs (hardware software data) Areas for process improvements data sharing common fields and security needs Town’s information technology structure to ensure GIS will work effectively with other software and hardware tools 2 The provision of a GIS with the ability to provide the services and functions listed within this request Interested consultants must submit as part of any proposal a detailed work plan including cost to accomplish the following 1 Conversion of existing assessor maps to a seamless and updated GIS parcel data set including subdivisions 2 Integration of recent orthophotography and current Town Zoning Map Integration of recent orthophotography and current Town Zoning Map 3 Integration of road centerlines edge of roads road ROW and attributed data including ownership and street names 4 Location of wetland soils and surface water features 5 Recommendation and possible integration of available Federal and State data and other mapping that would be determined to be beneficial to the Town Examples include but are not limited to USGS CTDEP CRCOG UCONN CLEAR CT ECO DECD FEMA US CENSUS CTDOT and others 6 Development of an underlying database including Assessor’s CAMA database to provide descriptive information of each parcel and feature shown or developed through the implementation of the Project 7 Training of staff with GIS technology software and hardware tools 8 Integration of key interest points such as municipal buildings fire stations recreational facilities open spaces significant natural and cultural features 9 Implementation of various phases of GIS development as requested by the Town 10 A detailed task completion schedule outlining each project phase and a completion date within The Project’s deadline The Town of Somers reserves the right to modify or expand the Scope of Services in a manner that best services the interest of the Town Additional Scope of Services may include but are not limited to long term support including updating of digital mapping data and supporting databases map data maintenance and management guidance integration of water and sewer systems well locations topography mapping easements building locations street maintenance routes trails greenways and bicycle routes street signs dog license registrations emergency response data (fire police and EMS) fire suppression systems fire protection water sources location of special needs residents Town maintained illumination Additional Information There are 4000 identified parcels within the Town The Town encompasses roughly 285 square miles There are 45 assessor maps There are approximately 90 miles of maintained roads Submission of Statement of Qualifications Interested consultants who wish to be considered for this work shall provide An outline and description of the understanding of the Project and proposed approach necessary to meet requirements of the Scope of Services Detailed fee proposals identified by task as presented in the Scope of Services including a total cost for completing the initial Scope of Services Recommendations for the management of the Project At least two references for ongoing andor recently completed GIS work (including contact person and phone numberemail Any additional information that will assist in evaluating the qualifications of the consultant Schedule for completion of initial scope of services Proposals must provide a clear description of tasks to be completed a detailed approach in how such tasks will be completed in addition to proposed deliverables When replying please make sure to list your (All Inclusive) Compensation requirements Note This is a Full Time ON SITE Contract Position of positions 1 ESTIMATED Start date Mid Feb 2013 No phone calls please Local Citizens are encouraged to Apply No relocation assistance provided ONLY Candidates with an exact match will be contacted Candidates should be authorized to work in the US "GIS CONSULTANT", WEB BASED, ESRI PRODUCTS, GEODATABASE, METADATA, SPATIAL DATA, GRIS SYSTEM, USGS, CTDEP; CRCOG; UCONN CLEAR; CT ECO; DECD; FEMA; US CENSUS; CTDOT, DOCUMENTATION, GOVT