Job Detail

Organization: Coconino County
Title: GIS Analyst II
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

Posted: 2019-02-08
Application Deadline: 2019-03-08

Position Description:

GIS Analyst II-GIS (1218)

$60,200.00 - $63,210.00 Annually
Flagstaff, AZ
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Information Technology
Job Number

Nature of Work

As an award- winning organization with high regard for cultural diversity and the positive contributions of the many thriving cultures within our county, our nation, and our society. Coconino County leads a variety of initiatives that celebrate diversity; form our Annual Diversity Day, and monthly Heritage Lunch & Learns, to book clubs and professional development academies which target diverse workforce segments, Coconino County's respect for diversity is shared throughout the organization.

Under general supervision performs work of moderate difficulty in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) management including database design, maintenance, data analysis and interpretation, modeling support and application development and application development; performs related work as assigned.

This position is being reposted.

Typical Duties
(Illustrative Only)
Designs, develops, programs and supports integrated GIS systems
Provides oversight and management for large projects
Utilizes various software and extensions to perform complex GIS analysis
Utilizes various programming languages related to GIS to develop and customize web based and /or desktop applications
Works closely with GIS staff and departments to understand their automation needs and prepare technical specifications and recommends options to stakeholders
Researches new technologies and methodologies for automation of GIS solutions

Essential functions include but are not limited to: walking to various county departments; sitting and using repetitive hand-wrist motion for data analysis and computer work; working around and with other staff and county departments; communicating in ordinary conversation and technical presentations

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in geography, urban planning, environmental science, or related field, and four years of progressively responsible experience with Geographical Information Systems, programming, systems analysis, or integration and management, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

The ideal candidate will contribute to the successful delivery of Enterprise GIS services having proven experience in designing and deploying enterprise- wide solutions with the full ArcGIS Enterprise platform. This includes development and implementation of GIS tools, add-ins, and web- based applications; providing support for the administration and configuration of ESRI's ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, and ArcGIS Portal; and creation of customized geospatial solutions within the ArcGIS Enterprise environments relying heavily on application programming languages such as JavaScript, Python and VB.NET. This position will provide support to various internal and external clients; and offers daily diversity of work activities based on client needs. The candidate will be responsible for working on multiple projects, and must maintain high levels of professional conduct and work quality. Examples of duties may include: designing, implementing, and debugging complex GIS centric application and database solutions; functioning as a database administrator, and providing user training while developing systems documentation and instruction manuals.

Preferred qualifications include experience building and maintaining mapping applications using Esri or open-source technologies, including Esri's ArcGIS Online; managing and administering spatial and non-spatial data, within a versioned and replicated SDE database and/or SQL database; installing, configuring, customizing, administering, and maintaining an Enterprise GIS system, including ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Portal and ArcGIS Online; and web development using HTML, CSS or JavaScript. Ability to troubleshoot problems and develop both short-term and long-term solutions; to use and create automated processes using model-builder, python and/or other automation tools; to work on a variety of projects while meeting tight deadlines; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals and groups including customers in stressful situations; ability to work collaboratively with GIS and IT peers; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels within the organization; including the ability to conduct public presentations and GIS training. Skilled with Esri GIS products including ArcGIS Version 10.x, including the ability to create and maintain maps and map products; extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of data from various sources (both internal and external) into enterprise system involving the use of various scripting languages such as SQL or Python. Creative problem-solver who likes to be challenged and a demonstrated willingness to take initiative and ability to work independently.

This position is non-exempt from overtime.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:
- GIS software such as: ArcGIS online, ArcServer, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Desktop, 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, ArcGIS Portal
- Digitizing and data manipulation procedures for GIS; database design; computer system designs
- network concepts and testing procedures, backup and recovery procedures and security processes;
- GIS programming and customization techniques
- Application programming languages such as: Visual Studio, ASP.NET, VB, IIS, VBA, Python, web technologies including HTML, Javascript, XML
- Database knowledge to include: SQL Server (T-SQL) RBMS, MSAccess
- Statistics and spatial data analysis
- Principles and practices of the Global Positioning System (GPS)
- Communication/data transfer languages/protocols

Working knowledge of:
- Governmental budgeting and purchasing policies
- Network design and administration
- Cartographic principles and methods

Ability to:
- Analyze complex data and problems and recommend appropriate systemic improvements for resolution
- Acquire knowledge and keep current of new technology trends;
- Prepare and maintain complex reports and records
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees other agencies and the public
- Work safely and support the culture of workplace safety
- Follow written and oral instructions
- Work with a team or individually to identify and prioritize tasks and develop contingency plans for multiple tasks and projects
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Coconino County
420 N. San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001

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