Job Detail

Organization: InterDev
Title: City of Sandy Springs GIS Analyst II
Location: Sandy Springs, GA

Posted: 2018-12-05
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

InterDev is now seeking to add a talented, motivated, and experienced professional to our GIS team. This is a full-time position located at the City of Sandy Springs Georgia’s city hall. Through the public-private partnership model of government, InterDev provides IT and GIS Services to the City of Sandy Springs and we’re offering an opportunity for a GIS Analyst II to join our team to build on the city’s enterprise GIS. Our focus is on providing an engaging GIS environment where staff and community are encouraged to participate and contribute.

Here at InterDev, we care about our associates. We are dedicated to:
• work/life balance
• job satisfaction
• professional development opportunities
• health & wellness

We offer comprehensive benefits which include 401(k) with employer matching, health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.

As our ideal candidate, you:
• Are passionate about leveraging GIS to improve our community
• Exemplify an exceptional work ethic
• Are collaborative and able to contribute to group projects
• Are customer service oriented
• Possess GIS technical and cartographic skills
• Possess the ability to bring new and imaginative ideas to your work
• Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills
• Have 2-5 years professional GIS experience preferably in an enterprise environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform spatial analysis and create information products (maps, reports, etc.) using advanced GIS geoprocessing tools and processes
• Publish content to and administer ArcGIS Online and enterprise spatial databases
• Develop GIS tools and applications that engage staff and community
• Maintain key datasets such as addresses, roads, and city assets
• Develop, implement, and improve GIS standards, policies and procedures
• Provide GIS training and support to City staff and GIS users as necessary
• Prepare project plans and direct vendors (consultants) and internal project teams to accomplish tasks in order to meet user requirements
• Provide support services for City-provided GIS software and systems including diagnosing and troubleshooting problems
Special Duties
• Provide GIS staffing support in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergency activations such as severe weather which may include irregular hours.

• Knowledge in geography, scientific methods, and GIS principles
• User and administrator experience with enterprise GIS software. While the city uses the Esri product suite, open source and alternative platform experience may also be considered that are analogous to:
o ArcGIS Pro
o ArcGIS Online or Portal
o ArcGIS Desktop (formerly ArcMap)
o ArcGIS Enterprise (formerly ArcGIS Server)
o ArcGIS Enterprise Geodatabase
• Experience editing within multi-user enterprise geodatabase environment
• Demonstrated cartographic design and high-quality map standards
• Demonstrated ability to communicate with non-GIS staff to determine business needs and develop GIS products and services to solve those needs
• Interpersonal skills: telephony skills, communication skills, active listening, and customer care
• Understanding of support tools, techniques, and how technology is applied to GIS
• Display a positive attitude towards complex challenges and problems as well as performing repetitive tasks
• Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and work as a member of a team
• Ability to adapt to changes in work priorities while managing expectations and competing demands in a delivery-driven, government environment


• Knowledge in government operations, city planning, or related field.
• Formal education in GIS such as GIS Certificate or post-secondary degree with related experience or coursework. Additional and/or advanced degrees may count toward the experience required.
• Experience working with other Esri ArcGIS apps and extensions
• Experience in editing & creating Python scripts as applied to GIS workflows
• Experience with applying extract, translate, and load processes to spatial and tabular data, such as using FME or programming
• Knowledge of, or experience with SQL for querying spatial & non-spatial data
• Experience in designing and administering an enterprise geodatabase based on MS SQL Server
• GISP or other industry certifications

Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: $55,000 - $62,000

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