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City of Cincinnati

City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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$87,538.25 - $117,644.09 Annually


Ohio 45202, OH

Job Type

Full-time Classified

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Opening Date


Closing Date

9/19/2023 11:59 PM Eastern
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General Statement of Duties

Supervises and coordinates assigned projects; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the general public; and provides highly responsible and complex staff assistance senior personnel and client agencies.

Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

(Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)

Knowledge Of

Modern principles and practices of computer programming, system analysis and networking.

Methods and techniques of data processing, database management and information storage and retrieval.

Principles of budget preparation and control and of cost estimation; basic accounting and marketing.

Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation; City personnel policies and procedures.

Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability To

Supervise, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff.

Select, supervise, train, motivate and evaluate staff.

Interpret and explain City policies and procedures.

Prepare clear and concise reports.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Troubleshoot computer hardware and software problems.

Negotiate the obtainment of hardware, software and services from vendors.

Analyze and correct complex problems.

Prepare clear and concise schematics.

Handle personnel matters, grievances and disputes.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City and other government officials, community groups and the general public.

Develop work plans and schedules.

Install, maintain, debug, calibrate and update computer hardware, software and network hardware.

Explain complex computer concepts, software packages and hardware functions.

Work with a variety of computer hardware and software.

Required Education And Experience

PROMOTIONAL: Four years as a Senior Computer Programmer Analyst with the City of Cincinnati.

OPEN: Each applicant must have three years of paid professional software development experience that includes using geographic information system technologies plus a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS, geography, planning, computer science or a related field


Each applicant must have five years of paid professional experience with at least three years of software development experience that includes using geographic information system technologies plus an associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS, geography, planning, computer science or a related field.

Military Education & Experience Evaluation

Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.

Working and Physical Conditions

Environmental Conditions

Indoor environment; exposure to office computer screens; work alone and closely with others.

Physical Conditions

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time; general manual dexterity required.

The below information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available and is subject to change. Not all benefits listed are available for every position. Benefits can vary depending on applicable labor agreements and/or salary plan. For specific questions, contact the HR Contact indicated on the Job Posting.

The City of Cincinnati offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package designed to actively attract and retain quality employees' to add additional value to the City of Cincinnati's workforce. A summary of these benefits for full-time employment is listed below. This is a general listing of benefits for all employees and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing for all bargaining units.

The City offers a variety of training programs, ranging from job-specific skills such as computer and equipment instruction, to helping supervisors improve their management techniques.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Cincinnati is dedicated to providing equal employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation or transgendered status, or ethnic, national or Appalachian origin, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.


The City of Cincinnati has 11 paid holidays annually that include:

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Day

President's Day

Memorial Day


Independence Day

Labor Day

Veterans' Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving


Health Insurance

The City of Cincinnati 80/20 offers 3 medical plans to all full time City of Cincinnati employees and eligible dependents: the 80/20 PPO medical plan, the HDHP medical plan with an HSA contribution, and a Health Reimbursement Arrangement for those enrolled on another non-city eligible group plan.

Eligible Dependents Include

Legal Spouse or Equal Partner

Child (natural child, adopted child, and/or child who the group has determined is covered under a "Qualified Medical Child Support Order")


Child for whom the employee or employee's spouse/equal partner is a legal guardian

Basic Life Insurance

A $50,000 Basic Life Insurance policy is paid for by the City for certain eligible employees. Full time employees not eligible for the City-paid basic life insurance policy are generally provided a similar benefit through their union group.

Supplemental Life, Long Term Disability, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance

Most full time City employees are eligible to participate in a supplemental life insurance program, a long term disability plan, and accident and critical illness insurance programs at their own expense. Premiums are determined by age, amount of coverage, and various additional factors.

Flexible Benefits Plans

Healthcare Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in the Healthcare Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental, and vision care expenses for employees and family members.

Dependent Care Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in a Dependent Care Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay work-related dependent care expenses. Participants can set aside money each year through pre-tax payroll deductions to pay for these expenses.

Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account

City employees can participate in a Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account (TERA) that can be used to reimburse expenses related to traveling to and from work. Participants can set-up a pre-tax payroll deduction up to an IRS regulated amount.

Healthy Lifestyles Program

City employees can voluntarily participate in a wellness incentive program that encourages and rewards employees and their spouses/equal partners for making positive choices for better health. The City of Cincinnati will contribute up to $300/year to a Health Reimbursement Account for each the employee and their spouse/equal partner for meeting specified program goals. These dollars can be used to offset qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

This is a voluntary program that serves as an alternative healthcare option to traditional medical plans. If you have alternate group health coverage available to you through a spouse, equal partner, another job, or a non-city retirement plan, you may be eligible for this plan which reimburses you for the difference in premiums between the plans and your covered out of pocket expenses on the other plan.

Retirement Plan

The City provides a defined benefit pension plan for part-time and full-timeemployees. New hires and re-hired employees are required to participate in the City of Cincinnati's Retirement System (CRS), regardless of previous participation in an Ohio State pension system or any another state or federal pension system. CRS is funded by employer and employee contributions, and investment returns from plan assets. CRS provides retirement and health care benefits subject to eligibility requirements. The following groups are excluded from participation in CRS: Mayor and Members of City Council; Sworn Police & Fire; Police Recruits; and Rehired Ohio Police & Fire Retirees.

Deferred Compensation

As an Ohio government employer, the City offers employees the ability to participate in a 457(b) tax-deferred retirement savings plan. The City makes an annual match to your 457(b) of up to $750, or as otherwise specified in applicable regulations and union contracts.


By completing this supplemental evaluation you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any information you provide may be reviewed by the Human Resources staff and hiring department(s). Any misstatements or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or may result in dismissal. "See resume" is not an acceptable answer to the questions. The Human Resources staff will verify that you meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the job posting, based on the information provided in your application and in these answers. Please indicate you have read and agree with this information.
  • Yes, I understand and agree

How many years of paid professional software development experience do you have that includes using geographic information system technologies?
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5+ years

Do you have an associates degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS, geography, planning, computer science or a related field? If you have an associates degree in a related field please describe relevant field and course work.


Do you have a bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS, geography, planning, computer science or a related field? If you have a bachelors degree in a related field please describe relevant field and course work.


Do you understand that if your application does not include your transcript(s), that your application will be rejected?
  • I have read the above statement and understand that my resume and transcripts must be attached to my application

Please describe any experience using Microsoft Power Apps, Power BI, etc. to develop dashboards for users to be able to use data to help make personnel and business decisions?


Please describe any experience in using Microsoft SSMS and SSRS to pull data and create reports to be used by all sections of the Department to make financial and personnel decisions?


Please describe any experience in accessing cloud data using API software or other tools?


Please describe any experience with payroll/accounting software such as UKG Telestaff, WorkForce Ready, etc.?


Please describe any experience in data conversion, data mapping, etc. on a large scale project?


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City of Cincinnati


805 Central Avenue Suite 200

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202