GIS Analyst-Senior
City of Little Rock, AR - Little Rock, AR

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To design, implement and maintain the Geographic Information System (GIS) database to accommodate the spatial analysis and mapping needs of the Planning and Development Department.

Essential Job Functions:
Designs, implements, and manages programs and processes for digital data revisions and updates for maintenance of the Geographic Information System (GIS) database, and for the development and maintenance of digital data associated with and complementary to the GIS database. Designs, implements, and manages programs and processes for the development of system programs for applications development and maintenance of the GIS, or in support of applications for other computer systems. Supervises the general mapping and digital data development functions for support to the Board of Directors, Planning Commission, Department, other City departments, and other customers, such as neighborhood associations and private sector organizations. Directs and performs research of City, county, and other sources of records for information for revisions and updates to the GIS database. Monitors the GIS functions and system efficiency for performance problems; implements system changes to resolve problems and increase efficiency. Installs and configures new and updated GIS and operating system software. Performs file maintenance on GIS database by backing up and deleting files, performing file system restorations, and performing disk space management. Interacts with other divisions, City departments, governmental agencies and other customers to coordinate and implement common GIS interests. Provides training to personnel associated with the GIS system concerning system use, updates and data processing applications; recommends off-site training for the GIS section. Participates in various committees and task force teams in support of PAGIS consortium activities by attending meetings and by assisting other members with database design, development, and revision-related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements:
These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Urban Planning, Computer Science, or a related area; two (2) years of experience in the maintenance of a Geographic Information System (GIS) database; and one(1) year of experience in computer programming and one (1) year of supervisory experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered. DISCLAIMER: This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.