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Organization: Coconino County
Title: GIS Analyst II
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Application Deadline: 2017-02-03
Posted: 2017-01-06

Position Description:


GIS Analyst II: Geographic Information Systems (0117)
Salary $57,022.00 - $69,232.00 Annually
Location Flagstaff, AZ
Job Type Regular Full Time
Department GIS
Job Number 0801798
Closing 2/3/2017 5:00 PM Arizona

Nature of Work
Under general supervision duties may include: consulting with users to assist with technical issues; developing custom interfaces to facilitate application integration; functioning as a systems administrator; designing and implementing database solutions; designing, implementing, and debugging complex GIS centric software solutions; leading/monitoring projects to insure high quality, cost effective implementations; and developing/editing systems documentation.

Typical Duties
(Illustrative Only)
Designs, develops, programs and supports integrated GIS systems
Edits and manages data using versioned and replicated SDE database
Builds and maintains mapping applications using ESRI or open-source technologies, including ESRI's Arc GIS Online
Manages and administers spatial and non-spatial data including data development, analysis and data maintenance
Provides oversight and management for large projects
Implements QA procedures and troubleshooting scripting and database related issues
Utilizes various software and extensions to perform complex GIS analysis
Uses and creates automated processes using model-builder and/or other automation tools
Utilizes various programming languages related to GIS to develop and customize web based and /or desktop applications
Works closely with GIS staff and departments to understand their automation needs and prepare technical specifications and recommends options to stakeholders
Researches new technologies and methodologies for automation of GIS solutions

Essential functions include walking to various county departments; sitting and using repetitive hand-wrist motion for data analysis and computer work; working around and with other staff and county departments; communicating in ordinary conversation and technical presentations.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in geography, urban planning, environmental science, or related field, and four years of progressively responsible experience with Geographical Information Systems, programming, systems analysis, or integration and management, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

This position is non-exempt from overtime.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience with development and implementation of GIS tools, add-ins, and web-based applications; provide support for the administration and configuration of ESRI's ArcSDE & ArcServer; and create customized geospatial solutions within the ArcGIS Server & Desktop Environments. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience solving technical issues; expert understanding of the ESRI GIS platform; advanced knowledge of analysis tools and methodologies; ability to perform quality assurance testing strategies, plans, and execution; strong problem solving skills, in addition to providing infrastructure support. This position will provide support to various internal and external clients, and offers daily diversity of work activities based on client needs.

Preferences: Web development using HTML, CSS or JavaScript; expertise in database administration; experience with ensuring security requirements

Note: The salary listed is hiring range. The full salary is $57,022 - $81,443 annual equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:
GIS software such as: ArcIMS, ArcServer, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Desktop, 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst
Digitizing and data manipulation procedures for GIS; database design; computer system designs
network concepts and testing procedures, backup and recovery procedures and security processes;
GIS programming and customization techniques
Application programming languages such as: Visual Studio, ASP.NET, VB, IIS, VBA, Python, web technologies including HTML, Javascript, XML
Database knowledge to include: SQL Server (T-SQL) RBMS, MSAccess
Statistics and spatial data analysis
Principles and practices of the Global Positioning System (GPS)
Communication/data transfer languages/protocols
Personnel management and the principles of positive supervision

Working knowledge of:
Governmental budgeting and purchasing policies
Network design and administration
Cartographic principles and methods

Skill in:
ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE administration
Conduct public presentations and GIS training

Ability to:
Analyze complex data and problems and recommend appropriate systemic improvements for resolution
Acquire knowledge and keep current of new technology trends;
Prepare and maintain complex reports and records such as system documentation and user manuals
Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects and competing priorities successfully
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees other agencies and the public
Work safely and support the culture of workplace safety
Follow written and oral instructions
Work with a team or individually to identify and prioritize tasks and develop contingency plans for multiple tasks and projects
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Coconino County
420 N. San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001.
Tel: 928-679-7100