GIS Analyst

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt
Reports to: GIS Program Manager
Date Revised: October 3, 2016
Dept./School: Geographical Information System (GIS)

Primary purpose

Under general supervision, assist with all aspects of the daily use of GIS software and related prod within the department. Participates in the development and implementation of solutions to meet the objectives, requirements and enhancements for the department and end users in professional manner.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Associates Degree in GIS, required

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in GIS preferred.

Additional certification related to GIS may be considered

Equivalent experience/training working in GIS field may be considered

Experience

Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with ESRI suite of products including ArcGIS desktop 10.x.

Experience with ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online is preferred

Services (IIS), Oracle, Python, HTML5, ArcGIS Model Builder, JavaScript and SQL Server is preferred and desired

Progressive responsibility must be demonstrated

Previous office experience is preferred

Special knowledge/skills

Previous working experience working with ESRI GIS software, operations, functions and deployment in server environment is preferred

GIS concepts and analytical techniques, digital data conversion, manipulation and analysis

GIS database administration, management requirements and principles, including quality control, validation and practices

Demonstrate previous work with an ArcGIS Online solution is required.

Ability to work independently and problem solve GIS related issues

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Involved in all technical aspects of the district GIS deployment.
  • Interacts with various other district departments on all technical GIS operations.
  • Assists with analyzing and resolution of all GIS software related issues.
  • Assume a leadership role in the development and maintenance of all GIS dependent databases.
  • Plan, organize, develop and recommend data and technical GIS solutions in line with the long range plans of the department.
  • Analyze requests, propose solutions and make sound independent decisions within established guidelines.
  • Assist the GIS department with all upgrades and solutions for an efficient operation.
  • Monitor, assist and provide guidance for other GIS staff, including training.
  • Organize, maintain and complete projects efficiently.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with all project members.
  • Assume responsibility for the successful completion of all GIS projects.
  • Continually monitor and investigate all new related software and applications, including participation in ongoing training opportunities.
  • Work with all district departments, when requested, to provide GIS solution assistance.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •   Supervise GIS technical staff and interns.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals; servers, plotters and printers; light truck or van
Posture: 
Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: 
Frequent walking; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
Lifting: 
Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds)
Environment: 
Work primarily inside in an office environment with occasional outside work; regularly work hours, including some irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; districtwide travel will be required
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.