Job Detail

Organization: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
Title: GIS Specialist 2
Location: Trenton, NJ

Posted: 2022-05-13
Application Deadline: 2022-05-31

Position Description:

Conducts geographic analysis of the spatial distribution of housing data, land uses, demographic data, planning issues, State investments, physical assets, programmatic results and other data sets that are integral to agency operations. Conducts geographic analysis, data and image geoprocessing and address geocoding to produce finished maps that properly and clearly display results via the application of sound cartographic principles. Assists with and/or conducts data file management including data location structure, administration of the agency’s ArcGIS Online portal, routine maintenance of file updates and development of metadata that are fully compliant with statewide protocols. Coordinates database design and coding conventions using programs such as Access, Excel, STATA and R, and develops corresponding data entry and editing procedures to ensure compatibility with geographic files which may then be input to GIS software or used to generate reports. Coordinates and/or performs the design of layout and features on map, graph, and chart output products to be incorporated into planning and analysis reports. Develops mapping applications and open data sharing protocols using ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Hub. Provides technical advice on questions or problems which may arise in reference to statistical mapping and geospatial data interoperability. Assists with GIS software licensing and the maintenance of hardware and/or software systems. Assists with the establishment of an agency Users Group and associated training sessions for the use of GIS mapping software.

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