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Organization: Pima Association of Governments
Title: Senior GIS Analyst
Location: Tucson, AZ
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-08-17

Position Description:

Under general supervision, is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of GIS projects and maintenance of geographic data. Provides a high level of support for the GIS functions related to the modeling, research, analysis, and presentation requirements of agency projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops effective GIS tools to describe, analyze, and present data and conditions associated with regional planning.
Provides support to agency ArcGIS Server and Portal accounts and manages related content.
Maintains internal repository of GIS data and related documents.
Collects and processes data for use in GIS applications, analyzes data, and prepares and presents technical and progress reports, both written and oral.
Assists staff in applying new GIS technologies to facilitate the transfer of geographic-based information within PAG and to other agencies and the public.
Maintains records and prepares required project reports relative to implementation of GIS activities.
Work requires considerable technical knowledge of computer hardware and software systems, network operating systems, and the internet.
Work requires superior attention to details, accuracy, personal initiative, and considerable use of independent judgment.
Must possess outstanding organization and communication skills and maintain effective working relationships.
Performs related work as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise staff as assigned.

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:
At a minimum, requires combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform duties and either a graduate degree with two years of related experience or an undergraduate degree with four years of related experience or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expert working knowledge of principles, techniques, and applications of GIS analysis, geographic database maintenance, and quality control for information management.
Expert working knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x and extensions, geodatabases, and spreadsheets.
Familiarity with ArcGIS Server and Portal.
Skill in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting technical data.
Skill in performing technical planning studies and analyses.
Knowledge of principles and practices of regional air quality, water quality, transportation, and land use planning.
Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including networks and operating systems.
Ability to troubleshoot computer hardware and software problems related to GIS applications.
Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of various social, cultural, educational, and occupational backgrounds.

Computer Skills:
Superior knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x Platform applications, Portal, and ArcGIS Server. Advanced computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee is frequently required to drive to locations and participate in outreach events.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is required to carry promotional materials to events.

Interested parties are required to fill out an official PAG application. Job descriptions and applications are available at PAG, 1 East Broadway, Ste 401, Tucson, AZ, or on the PAG website: www.pagnet.org/Employment.

PAG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and Native Americans are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
Applicants must complete and submit an official PAG application form. Applications and complete position descriptions are available from:

Pima Association of Governments
1 E Broadway Blvd, Suite #401
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(520) 792-1093 or www.pagregion.com

The standard application form must contain comprehensive and detailed information in order to be properly evaluated; additional material may be submitted with the official form.

Applications and supplemental information will be evaluated to determine each applicant's qualifications. Those applicants best qualified in terms of relevant education and experience will be invited for an interview. Final appointment will be made by the Executive Director.

Applications may be submitted to:
Pima Association of Governments
1 E Broadway Blvd, Suite #401
Tucson, Arizona 85701
Fax: (520) 792-1815
E-mail: JobApplication@pagregion.com

If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of an application that was submitted electronically, please contact PAG's Human Resource Department to confirm your application was received.

(Note: Employment with the Pima Association of Governments is contingent upon continuing receipt of planning or program support from federal, state and local funding agencies.)

FULL TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE: Several plans are available for both health and dental care.
PAID TIME OFF (PTO): 16 days first year, increasing by years of service.
PAID SICK TIME OFF (PST): 5 Days per year.
PERSONAL DAYS: 2 days.
HOLIDAYS: 10 paid holidays.
CREDIT UNION: Full-service, including savings, checking and loans.
RETIREMENT: Arizona State Retirement System; ICMA/RC Deferred Compensation
(These benefits are currently in effect but are subject to change.)