Job Detail

Organization: Pierce County
Title: GIS Web Developer
Location: Tacoma, WA

Posted: 2022-06-02
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Why It's a Great Opportunity:
As an experienced, creative web application developer specializing in GIS applications, with proven technical skills and a consultative mindset, you will focus on implementing complex technical solutions, providing GIS programming expertise, designing system integrations, and helping to set future directions in a changing GIS technology world.

Current projects include:
New web application development and upgrades that utilize ESRI’s JavaScript API 4.x, TypeScript, React framework and ESRI’s Experience Builder developer edition technology.
Maintenance and feature enhancements of existing web applications using Web App Builder, JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
Constant improvement in code deployment, coding style, documentation and code management processes.
This position will be eligible for remote work in accordance with Pierce County and IT remote work policies. Additional onsite work may be required in certain situations and candidates must live within a commuting distance to meet these requirements.

Why It's a Great Department:
Pierce County is a national IT leader in delivering public services through innovation. Our diverse technology solutions are all supported by a robust hybrid infrastructure of on-premises and cloud-based solutions and a secure network. IT and the Spatial Services unit, which includes GIS and enterprise asset management, promote a positive teamwork-based approach.

We focus on maintaining a good work life balance and support a continuous learning mindset for employee development. The work you do matters because Pierce County public services are provided through and supported by the technologies built, operated, and maintained by our team. You can directly see the impact of your work.

How to be Successful in the Role:
With the rapidly changing IT environment, we need someone who is strong technically as well as adaptable, professional, and a life-long learner who is responsive to customer needs. Collaborative teamwork, creative problem solving and troubleshooting, anticipating needs, and confidence in addition to your technical skills will help you be successful.

Your Future in this Role:
The IT Division has access to numerous training opportunities, which include peer, industry, vendor, and official Pierce County training as well as access to established procedures, standards, practices, and system documentation. Our training program is designed to help you develop as both a professional in your role as a GIS web developer and as a Pierce County employee. Your work will directly impact your community and offers a great foundation for future positions within the IT Division and Pierce County.

Core Daily Responsibilities:
-Perform intermediate-level professional technical services in GIS technology areas including web application development and system integration/implementation.
-Provide application management including design, development, implementation and maintenance, documentation and use of code repositories, creation and maintenance of procedural documentation, training for user department staff and user support as needed.
-Perform intermediate level GIS application development including enhancement and maintenance based on the following programming technologies:
-JavaScript API 3.x/4.x, WebAppBuilder developer edition (TypeScript and Experience Builder experience would be a plus)
-ESRI’s ArcGIS Pro based ArcPy library (ArcMap based ArcPy experience is valuable but will not be the focus of this position and we can provide training)
-ArcGIS Pro .Net SDK (ArcMap based ArcObjects experience will be considered if present. Experience of ArcGIS Pro SDK based development is desirable and we can provide training)
-Program, maintain, enhance, integrate and support GIS business systems/programs.
-Successfully troubleshoot system and application issues and identify creative solutions to answer needs.
Assist senior GIS staff on large scale or complex projects.


Recruiting Requirements:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Geography or related field AND
-Four or more years of Information Technology/GIS experience
-Any combination of education and experience which would demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification

Preferred Requirements:
-Demonstrated experience and knowledge with the Esri platform

Special Requirements/Qualifications:
As a condition of employment, you will need to authorize and complete a background check. Information received from the background check is reviewed case-by-case and will not necessarily remove an applicant from consideration.

To see a more detailed description of the position and to apply, please follow link below below:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/piercecountywa/jobs/3570046/gis-web-developer?department[0]=Information%20Technology&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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