Senior GIS Analyst

Pima Association of Governments seeks a Senior GIS Analyst

Open Until Filled
Job Class: Senior GIS Analyst
Status: Active
FLSA: Exempt

General Description Summary:

Under general supervision, is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of GIS projects and maintenance of geographic data. Provides a high level of support for the GIS functions related to the modeling, research, analysis, and presentation requirements of agency projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops effective GIS tools to describe, analyze, and present data and conditions associated with regional planning.

Provides support to agency ArcGIS Server and Portal accounts and manages related content.

Maintains internal repository of GIS data and related documents.

Collects and processes data for use in GIS applications, analyzes data, and prepares and presents technical and progress reports, both written and oral.

Assists staff in applying new GIS technologies to facilitate the transfer of geographic-based information within PAG and to other agencies and the public.

Maintains records and prepares required project reports related to implementation of GIS activities.

Work requires considerable technical knowledge of computer hardware and software systems, network operating systems, and the internet.

Work requires superior attention to details, accuracy, personal initiative, and considerable use of independent judgment.

Must possess outstanding organizational and communication skills and maintain effective working relationships.

Performs related work as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise staff as assigned.

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:

At a minimum, requires combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform duties AND EITHER a graduate degree with two years of related experience OR an undergraduate degree with four years of related experience OR equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Expert working knowledge of principles, techniques, and applications of GIS analysis, geographic database maintenance, and quality control for information management.

Expert working knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x and extensions, geodatabases, and SSMS.

Familiarity with ArcGIS Server and Portal.

Skill in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting technical data.

Skill in evaluating existing procedures, policies, and objectives and recommending changes for improvement.

Skill in exercising initiative, judgment, and decision making in solving problems and meeting organizational objectives.

Skill in independently adapting, interpreting, and applying written guidelines, precedents, and standardized work practices to a variety of unprecedented or problematic situations.

Knowledge of principles and practices of regional air quality, water quality, transportation, and land use planning.

Ability to troubleshoot computer hardware and software problems related to GIS applications.

Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, organizations, and the public.

Computer Skills:

Superior knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x Platform applications, Portal, and ArcGIS Server. Advanced computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee is frequently required to drive to locations and participate in meetings and events.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is required to carry promotional materials to events.

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