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GIS Specialist

Adico, LLC
Friendswood, TX 77546
From $57,000 a year - Full-time

Location

Friendswood, TX 77546

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Overview:

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented GIS Analyst to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting, managing, analyzing, and visualizing geographic data for various municipalities. This role requires a strong understanding of GIS principles, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively.

Responsibilities:

Spatial Data Management: Collect, maintain, and update spatial datasets related to infrastructure, land use, demographics, utilities, and other municipal assets using GIS software.

Data Analysis: Analyze spatial data to identify trends, patterns, and relationships that can inform decision-making processes within the municipality.

Mapping and Visualization: Produce high-quality maps, charts, and visualizations to communicate spatial information effectively to stakeholders, including city officials, departments, and the public.

Spatial Analysis: Conduct spatial analysis, including proximity analysis, spatial statistics, network analysis, and spatial modeling, to support planning, development, and operational activities.

Database Management: Manage GIS databases, ensuring data integrity, consistency, and accessibility for users across the organization.

GIS Application Development: Develop custom GIS applications, tools, and scripts to automate workflows, improve efficiency, and enhance decision support capabilities.

Technical Support: Provide technical support and training to municipal staff on GIS software, data collection techniques, and spatial analysis methods.

Project Management: Coordinate GIS projects, including requirements gathering, scope definition, resource allocation, and timeline management, to ensure timely delivery of solutions.

Quality Assurance: Perform quality assurance checks on spatial data, maps, and analyses to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with standards and best practices.

Collaboration: Collaborate with internal departments and external agencies to integrate GIS into various municipal processes and initiatives.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Geography, GIS, Geomatics, Urban Planning, Environmental Science, or a related field.

Minimum of 2 years of experience working with ESRI products.

Proficiency in GIS software such as Esri ArcGIS, QGIS, or similar platforms.

Strong knowledge of spatial analysis techniques and geoprocessing tools.

Experience with relational databases (e.g., SQL Server, PostgreSQL) and GIS database management.

Familiarity with web GIS technologies (e.g., ArcGIS Online, Leaflet, Mapbox) and mobile GIS applications.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate diversely.

Project management experience and the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Knowledge of municipal planning, zoning regulations, and government processes is desirable.

GIS certification (e.g., GISP) is a plus.

AutoCAD experience is a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $57,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • ESRI products: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: In person