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Organization: York County, Virginia
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Yorktown, VA USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-12-11

Position Description:

GIS Analyst

SALARY: $48,751.00 - $62,772.00 Annually


Position available in the Department of Information Technology. Designs, creates, and maintains a variety of digital maps and database information. Develops complex geographic analyses using ArcGIS applications including ArcMap, TIN, and GRID. Develops application programs for editing, mapping, and analyzing data. Researches a variety of data, and prepares reports, maps, and other cartographic products. Maintains and updates a variety of digital information, develops and implements QA/QC procedures for data from York County and other sources, and trains County employees to use mapping applications. Responsible for editing GIS data and verifying accuracy.


Bachelor's degree in geography, cartography, computer science or a closely related field, and 3 to 5 years of experience with geographic information systems including extensive knowledge of ArcGIS Geographic Information System software and ArcGIS Online, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requires knowledge of programming with ArcObjects using VB.NET, and Python.

Must have experience in cartography and automated mapping and Microsoft Windows-based workstations.


Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including digitizers, copiers, computers, plotters, calculators, printers, facsimile machines, tape drives, etc. Requires occasional lifting of computer equipment or components of up to 55 pounds. Physical demand requirements are for those for Sedentary Work.

For a more detailed description: https://www.yorkcounty.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2573