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Organization: MGP, Inc
Title: GIS Specialist
Location: Des Plaines, IL
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-06-19

Position Description:

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a growing company and to be recognized in your career. MGP offers a stable and engaging work environment that provides professional development and the opportunity to make a difference.

MGP is a full service GIS consulting firm that specializes in small- and medium-size local government. Established in 1998, MGP is recognized as a leading innovator of shared services model that deliver what local government needs.

The successful candidate will fill a strategic position within the company and contribute to the development of our client GIS programs. Candidates we are looking for must demonstrate communication skills, leadership, resourcefulness, personal accountability, time management, consulting, and creative thinking. The applicant must have a strong work ethic, enjoying working as part of a team and be open to coaching and feedback. We provide 4 weeks of training before assigning you to one of our clients.


Undergraduate degree in Geography, GIS, or related field


Minimum 2 - 3 years of experience

Local government background preferred

Public utility, planners or engineering industry also considered

Candidate must be located in the Chicago area.


Minimum of 3 years of experience with ArcGIS Desktop products

ArcGIS Server experience preferred but not required

ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst, ArcSDE, SQL, and Python preferred


Microsoft Office Products including Office 365, SharePoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

MGP offers a competitive salary and benefit package including healthcare, 401(k) with company match, life and disability insurance, professional enrichment, corporate team building, and generous paid-time-off plan. MGP believes that people drive success.

To be considered please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to careers@mgpinc.com.

MGP is an equal opportunity employer.