Job Detail

Organization: South Jersey Industries
Title: GIS Specialist Intermediate
Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Posted: 2021-02-17
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Position Summary
A career in GIS will provide the opportunity to map existing utilities for land development, asset management and utility projects. This typically includes generating a variety of GIS products and performing data searches and retrievals. Additionally, this includes assisting in the design, development, testing and implementation of GIS applications to meet customer needs and enterprise requirements; developing and maintaining GIS databases; and keeping track of utility information received from various sources and perform data conversion from field survey and record documents.

Roles within GIS are responsible for compliance, standards, training, reporting for regulatory requirements, operating procedures management, and rules and procedures that the organization as a whole, as well as all employees, must comply with. Records management teams are also responsible for housing all physical measurement copies that outline pipes and infrastructure so field services can locate appropriate infrastructure when needed.

Roles and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
• Performing (under some supervision) assigned tasks that support day-to-day activities and project goals
• Following appropriate methods and techniques in performing tasks and preparing related reports
• Collaborating with supervisory personnel to develop routine methods
• Recommending alternatives, examining new methods and techniques and possibly proactively seeking out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems
• Participating in group meetings. Possibly presenting results of work, interpreting data, and drawing conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work

This role will develop professional expertise and apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. You will work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. It is expected that you will exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Additionally, you will build productive internal/external working relationships.

It is expected that your role applies intermediate level skills to projects or assignments within own group/project team. You will receive general instructions on routine work and receive detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Your role typically reports to Managers.

Additionally, the level and nature of interaction of your role includes:
• Working under direct guidance on a component of a project, interacting primarily within the job family

This is a role that contributes through own efforts and application of expertise, skills, or tasks.


Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience required
Desired degree in GIS, Environmental Planning, Computer Science or a related field
Experience with Arc Map, Arc GIS Pro required
Previous knowledge of reading and interpreting Engineering plans and designs required
Python Programming skills and GPS skills are desired but not required
Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money
We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas
We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork
Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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