Job Detail

Organization: City of Woodstock
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Woodstock, GA USA

Posted: 2021-07-22
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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The City of Woodstock, Georgia is seeking a GIS Analyst. This full-time position performs advanced technical work associated with the development, maintenance, and administration of the City’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for all city departments and related technology, under the direct supervision of the GIS Manager.

The GIS department services all departments in the city such as all city utilities, Public Safety, Community Development, and Parks and Recreation. There are many opportunities to manage your own projects independently, use new technology, and research/implement new initiatives. This job really allows you to "do it all" - variety is the name of the game!

[ Job Responsibilities ]
•Develop and manage city geospatial data, including create new databases, perform QC on existing data, create metadata, and manage versioned data.
•Develop and manage ArcGIS Online web and mobile mapping applications, and assist with account administration.
•Use GPS devices and other spatial equipment in the field to collect data.
•Read and convert maps, plats, plans, surveys, and similar documents into GIS format.
•Communicate effectively with non-GIS project managers, department heads, and coworkers to support and train end users.
•Communicate with and provide support to all city staff and the public through the production of high-quality maps, reports, spatial analyses, and other spatial information, as well as troubleshooting GIS-related technical issues.
•Present reports, documentation, and analysis results to city staff, elected officials, and the public.
•Use project management skills to prioritize projects in order to meet deadlines, research problems to find solutions, and create documentation of procedures.

[ Education and Experience ]
Requires Bachelor’s degree in GIS, geography, or related field and two (2) years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires two (2) years of professional experience with Esri ArcGIS 10.X and ArcGIS Online tools.

[ Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities ]
•Proficient in Esri ArcGIS 10.X software (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcPro)
•Proficient in Esri ArcGIS Online administration and tools (such as story maps, dashboards, data hubs, web application templates, and mobile apps)
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
•Demonstrate knowledge of relational database management, enterprise geodatabases, versioned data, data creation, spatial analysis, and metadata documentation.
•Demonstrate knowledge of relevant programming languages (Python, HTML, and CSS)
•Demonstrate the ability to work and learn independently, including the ability to research problems and find new solutions.
•Create high-quality functional products, such as maps, web applications, training, documentation, presentations, and other GIS-related deliverables.
•Operate a variety of equipment and tools, which may include a GPS device, plotter, printer, or related measuring instruments.
•Interact effectively and positively with a wide range of individuals including supervisor, employees, other departments, customers, surveyors, realtors, attorneys, post offices, state/federal agencies, the public, and outside agencies as needed, through phone, email, video conferencing, and in-person.

[ Preferred Qualifications ]
•GISP certification
•CityEngine or 3D experience
•SQL and SDE experience
•Drone interest and experience (personal or professional)

Pay based on experience and qualifications.

[ Benefits ]
•The city's GIS department prioritizes keeping technical skills up-to-date. As funds allow, employees are encouraged to participate in training (online and in-person), attend conferences (like the GIS Pro or Esri UC), join professional organizations (like URISA International), and obtaining/retaining professional certifications (like the GISP).
•The City of Woodstock provides a competitive benefits and compensation package to eligible employees including paid time off, health, dental, vision, short term disability and employer-paid long term disability as well as life insurance; an employer-paid pension plan and 457 tax deferred savings plan w/employer match; and free gym membership.

All applicants tentatively selected for a position will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing and background investigations prior to hire.

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