Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) is currently seeking a dynamic professional to join our team! This individual will lead the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) + Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) functional area within PCCA’s Planning Department. The position is inherently interdisciplinary and requires effective collaboration with the Strategic Planning Manager and Planning Coordinator, who lead the other two functional areas in the Planning Department, as well as with GIS users across the organization.
Develops systematic approaches to solve business operation challenges using geospatial tools
Leads creation/maintenance of system and user standards, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades
Oversees implementation of PCCA UAS Program
Cultivates and trains system users to enhance the utility of the GIS system
Oversees the modeling, design, and database development of an Esri data store (data warehouse) and enterprise geodatabases
Reviews, analyzes, and creates detailed documentation of user needs and business systems, including workflows, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify business processes
Interacts with system users to learn about specific sources of information, processing needs, control functions, and target output formats
Assists Director of Planning in creating the capital and expense budgets
Provides guidance and effective leadership to staff; oversees coordination of team members’ assignments
Adheres to all PCCA policies, promotes and adheres to the SEAPORT values, maintains good employee relations, and encourages and fosters a helpful environment where teamwork prevails; assists senior management and office staff where appropriate
Drives vehicle as necessary to complete assigned tasks and works required hours/shifts, including on call on rotating basis, to fulfill department objectives
CPR certified or the ability to become CPR certified within the first year of employment
Incident Management System Tier (2) status designation
The preferred candidate for this position is a highly organized, results- and detail-oriented self-starter with a positive, can-do outlook. They should possess the following:
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information Science or related fields with emphasis on GIS, land surveying, remote sensing, computer science or related field or training and experience equivalent
Master's degree (M.A./M.S.) or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
Certification or formal education and expertise in GIS including the ArcGIS platform and associated software tools, including but not limited to ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, and ArcGIS Online
Familiarity and ability to obtain and retain a FAA Part 107 certification
Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
Valid driver’s license
EXPERIENCE & JOB KNOWLEDGE
A minimum of two (2) years supervisory or management experience
3-5 years of experience in enterprise GIS database construction and maintenance
Experience in installing, managing, and updating ArcGIS Enterprise and Portal for ArcGIS
Experience with ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Enterprise, AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Illustrator, Pix4D (or equivalent) and/or other graphics programs
Experience with creating and maintaining apps within ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS such as Dashboards, Experience Builder, Story Maps, and other configurable apps.
Familiarity with the Esri Suite of mobile collection tools and their development (e.g. Collector/Field Maps, Survey123, Quick Capture)
Proficiency in the application of GIS/ UAS and their equivalent technical concepts
Ability to produce and maintain programming deliverables based in Python, Arcade or equivalent software languages
Strong project management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills to support engagement with a range of stakeholders
Ability to work well within a fast-paced environment, tight deadlines, and a multitude of projects and changing priorities
Ability to work independently within a structured environment and to fit well within an energetic and dedicated team
Proven organizational and planning skills; ability to set priorities, take initiative, and exercise sound independent judgment
Effective interpersonal, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and other related applications
Ability to understand, interpret and apply PCCA policies, tariffs, SEAPORT values, state/federal laws
Ability to manage multiple concurrent deadlines and to collaborate with a wide range of individuals in diverse technical disciplines
Ability to define issues, perform research, evaluate alternatives, and develop sound, independent conclusions, and recommendations
Ability to integrate information from multiple sources to develop creative solutions to complex technical challenges
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to perform essential job functions, including but not limited to frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, typing and occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, lifting and/or moving up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined, climb stairs, ramps, ladders and work stands. Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp/handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders
Ability to work in a general office environment, with some exposure to the elements when visiting worksites
Ability to operate light-weight highway vehicles and standard office equipment and to work the requisite hours to fulfill position objectives, including evenings and/or weekends, as needed
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before October 8, 2023, 11:59 PM CST.
If you are selected for a position with PCCA, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a drug test and alcohol screening as well as a verification of information and qualifications provided during the selection process.
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, PCCA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status.
People Move Our Port!
Port Corpus Christi (PCC) is currently seeking an energetic individual to assist with the long term strategic mission and succession planning efforts of the PCC relative to engineering & construction. The qualified individual will join a team of engineers dedicated to leading and managing PCC’s construction initiatives.
It is the mission of Port Corpus Christi to leverage commerce to drive prosperity. The Port’s vision is “To be the energy Port of the Americas.” As the 4th largest Port in the United States in total tonnage, Port Corpus Christi, handles the goods of the world, from petrochemical to agriculture, and from wind components to iron. PCC is protected by a state-of-the-art security department, with a full police force and PCC operations are guided by the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001, providing environmental awareness and protection of assets. PCC is governed by a seven member board with appointees from the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County and San Patricio County.
Who We Are
• Over 100,000,000 tons of Cargo in 2014 & 2015
• 66,000 Port related jobs with 200 + Employees
• $319 Million State and Local Tax Revenue
• ...22,000 acres
• Public Corporation and Texas Political Subdivision
• 10-Year $1 Billion Capital Investment Project
In the Last Decade
• Diversification of Cargo
• Operating Revenues of Nearly $90 Million
• Total Assets $435 Million
• Capital Expenditures in Port Infrastructure
• Environmental Investments $20 Million
The Corpus Christi Region
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in South Texas with a temperate climate and friendly people. The region, affectionately referred to as the Coastal Bend, features miles of shoreline and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. Cultural and culinary delights abound with numerous festivals, entertainment venues and fresh seafood! The Corpus Christi area hosts millions of visitors annually. A strong local workforce is bolstered by exceptional higher education opportunities at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and through the Del Mar College System. With a metropolitan area of nearly half a million people, Corpus Christi is a city packed with modern amenities and traditional comfort.