Organization: Bay County Government
Title: GIS Senior Analyst
Location: Panama City, FL
This high-level position functions as a member of the GIS Team in the development and maintenance of the County's Enterprise Geographic Information System (EGIS). Working in conjunction with Division goals and guidelines, the GIS Senior Analyst works with various county and municipal departments to ensure that their needs for GIS information and services are met on an ongoing basis. Duties are performed under the direction of the GIS Division Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the creation, analysis, and maintenance of various spatial databases and applications utilizing Esri ArcGIS.
Responsible for creating and maintaining Web Mapping Applications via ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise Portal.
Creates and maintains automated geo-processing tools and scripts utilizing ModelBuilder and Python.
Maintains hosted ArcGIS Data and Applications via Amazon AWS.
Administers ArcGIS Enterprise Geodatabases stored within Microsoft SQL Server.
Completes metadata documentation for datasets and processes.
Provides geospatial support to other city agencies including data development, analysis, on-line maps, ETL processes, and setup of field data collection apps.
Enters spatial data using established workflows and methods through the use of coordinate geometry and other heads-up digitizing methods.
Produces standard and custom maps using ArcGIS Pro software.
Responsible for the collection of data in the field using GPS devices and post processing of results.
Reviews GIS data for accuracy by applying established specifications.
Fulfills data requests and inquiries from various customers (both public and private).
Maintains and continually upgrades knowledge of GIS functionality, principles, and practices.
Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of GIS, database design, and related hardware and software.
Leads in the development of GIS applications and solutions.
Leads in the maintenance of GIS software, applies patches, and troubleshoots technical problems.
Leads in the development of training programs to expand the use of GIS.
Leads in the development of data collection, input and modeling standards for GIS data.
Evaluates and recommends new and additional GIS Software.
Regular reliable full-time attendance as scheduled.
The employer may add to or change duties at any time and as determined by the County and its leaders to best ensure that the public is served through the work of the Department.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent coursework from an accredited college or university in GIS, Geography, Information System Management or a closely related field with major course work in GIS, or equivalent academic credentials related to the field of GIS. A Master's degree is desirable.
At least four (4) years of work experience utilizing Esri ArcGIS GIS in the development and maintenance of a multi-user Geographic Information System (GIS).
Experience with data visualization and graphics tools for the creation of professional presentations reports, web content, or education materials.
Experience with ArcGIS Online to manage profiles, groups, publishing of data, Esri Open Data Tools, and Collector for ArcGIS.
Must maintain good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public.
Must be able to speak, write, and comprehend English language.
A comparable amount of training and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) preferred.
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Florida driver license upon offer of employment with a driving record acceptable to the County Driving Policy and insurance program.
*Apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baycounty
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