GIS Analyst - City of Gulfport - Mississippi

  • Monday, April 18, 2022 8:41 PM
    Message # 12713419

    Position Overview

    The GIS Analyst functions in a team environment in support of departmental activities within the City government. This includes activities such as creating map displays, creating and editing GIS Data and occasionally presenting GIS data to interested groups.

    Essential Job Functions

    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, May include the following. Other related duties may be assigned

    • Assist in the development and implementation of long and short-range plans for the Division of GIS.

    • Digitizes and/or convert existing maps and land features to create data useful in the ArcGIS environment.

    • Assist in the development and implementation of procedures and policies to take advantage of computer technology.

    • Assist in the identification and analysis needs of the department and other GIS users and implements GIS functions to meet those needs.

    • Trains users in GIS applications and associated activities.

    • Conduct research, compile and analyzes data from various sources.

    • Assist in the selection and acquisition of hardware and software.

    • Other related duties may be assigned.

    Knowledge. Skills and Abilities

    Must posses required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Extensive knowledge of automated mapping principles and procedures.

    •Knowledge of Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software, database management and PC operating systems.

    • Basic knowledge of ArcGIS Online Administration.

    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of software.

    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

    • Ability to analyze data and solve problems.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

    • Ability to follow directions-both written and oral.

    • Ability to teach others basic GIS terms and techniques.

    • Knowledge of basic office equipment, such as: typewriter, calculator, fax,  and photocopier.

    • Ability to perform “Help Desk” support for Internet Mapping Service.

    • Basic knowledge of Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. preferred.

    Education and Experience
    B.S. or B.A. from college or university with major emphasis in geography,
    planning, cartography computer science or related field including coursework in G.I.S. Five (5) years work experience may be substituted for
    educational requirements.

    Licenses or Certificates

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions
    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. Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment

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    Last modified: Monday, April 18, 2022 8:47 PM | Anonymous
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