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Organization: Dyett & Bhatia, Urban and Regional Planners, San Francisco
Title: GIS Specialist
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-05-08

Position Description:

Award-winning urban planning consulting firm located in downtown San Francisco is looking for a full-time GIS Specialist to provide support for long-range planning, urban design, zoning, environmental analysis and other assignments. Position involves creating, manipulating and managing geospatial data; conducting analysis; and producing publication-ready maps, tables, and charts. The GIS Specialist would need to interact with planners, other mapping specialists, and clients; and help integrate new GIS technologies into the firm’s planning work.


The ideal candidate will have a BA in GIS, or in geography, planning or closely-related field along with certificate/specialization in GIS, minimum 2 years’ experience (greater experience desirable) and have demonstrated proficiency in:

• Manipulating vector and raster data in ArcGIS
• Manipulating tabular data in GIS, including summarizing, joining and linking related data
• Geodatabase design and management
• Spatial Analysis, 3D Analysis and Network Analysis
• Internet applications
• Map design and layout skills for display and published maps


• Drawing (Illustrator) and AutoCAD familiarity is desirable


Starting base salary range from $65,000 to $75,000 DOE + benefits. We offer a full range of benefits, including vacation/sick leave, medical insurance, transit allowance, and a retirement plan.


Email cover letter/email and resume in PDF only to jobs@dyettandbhatia.com. No phone calls please. The position is open until filled.


Dyett & Bhatia (www.dyettandbhatia.com) is a 20-person urban planning consulting firm, with a focus on preparing long-range plans for cities. We are located in the Jackson Square District (@ Sansome/Pacific) of downtown San Francisco, easily reached by transit. We are a friendly office, working on a broad range of ongoing assignments in urban and regional planning, urban design and environmental impact assessment.