Organization: State of Montana Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Division
Title: GIS Programmer/Analyst
Location: Helena, MT
Position Title: GIS Programmer / Analyst - (20140172)
This position resides in the Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Division, and is responsible for all aspects of geographic information systems (GIS) needs in the division.
Responsibilities include developing and maintaining the databases, web resources, and map productions that reflect the statewide efforts to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate future disasters. This position will analyze processes utilized by other partners in order to enhance disaster preparedness and promote life safety and property protection. The position will promote cross-agency and private sector coordination as well as analyzing processes utilized by other states.
Serves as an interface between functional users and technical resources, ensuring GIS architecture, application design, and management are aligned with business needs.
Must have demonstrated ability to work and engage in diverse working environments.
Knowledge, skills & abilities required:
Knowledge of cartographic design principles and standards.Ability to assess complex problems and to exercise sound judgment for analyzing, appraising, evaluating. And solving difficult problems. Ability to communicate effectively and provide accurate information both verbally and in writing.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in geographic information systems, information technology, information management, computer science, emergency management, or a related field, and five years of experience with geographic information systems, software programming, and/or software modification.
Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case by case basis.
Must pass a background check. Occasional overnight travel to locations across the state or out of state for meetings or events may be required (10%). Occasional night/weekend work when supporting a state response to a natural disaster or emergency.
Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: Not Applicable
Job: Information Technology/Computer Science
Salary: $ 60,530.00 - 60,530.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Primary Location: Helena
Agency: Department of Military Affairs
Union: 000 - None
Bargaining Unit: 000 - None
Posting Date: Feb 21, 2020, 4:21:22 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Ongoing
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Linda McKinney | Contact Email: [email protected] | Contact Phone: 406-324-3334
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