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GIS Analyst Senior

Gresham, OR, USA
The City of Gresham is seeking a motivated and technically savvy GIS Analyst Senior to join our GIS Team. We are looking for an experienced self-starter with a passion for data integrity, process improvement, and support of new GIS technology. If you love working with data, GIS tools, and helping others, you will thrive in this position that supports a growing GIS team.

In coordination with the GIS Team and the larger IT Department, this position works with internal and external clients to make a difference in the Gresham community by supporting our GIS infrastructure and applications, integrating GIS with other software, and analyzing data. We rely on, and appreciate, our GIS Team for critical projects such as mapping service demands in the community, analyzing data for grants, and ensuring critical planning and development projects have the data and maps they need to make informed decisions.

The City supports a hybrid work environment, and this position is eligible for remote work.

This job announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.

We believe that to deliver the highest level of service to all Gresham community members, it is crucial we employ a diverse workforce, foster an inclusive working environment, and ensure our policies and systems result in equitable outcomes. The City seeks candidates who will support these values by continuously incorporating equity in their daily work and actively contributing to a workplace culture that respects unique viewpoints, life experiences and cultural perspectives. Come build the future with us.


Things you’ll get to do:

Use your GIS technical skills:
Develop and maintain the City’s Enterprise Geographic Information System
Develop custom scripts and applications to automate data collection, maintenance of datasets, and analysis
Create a variety of information products including digital or paper maps, web maps, web apps, and mobile tools using cartographic, visualization and information management processes and standards
Update and maintain City’s custom web mapping applications
Publish and manage Portal map and feature services for use with mapping applications and software integrations
Perform spatial and non-spatial data extractions, transformation and loading processes, and analysis
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, assess consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations
Administer ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS

Create and manage data, information, and documentation:

Create, edit, and maintain GIS data, reports, processes, procedures, workflows, and other technical documentation
Support development of citywide spatial data and mapping standards
Create accurate spatial data nd analyses; create data queries using a variety of tools; recognize and resolve discrepancies in attribute data
Convert AutoCAD drawings and integrate data and other non-GIS format information into the GIS system
Work with GIS stakeholders
Work with teams and managers to achieve City objectives and Gresham IT strategic goals.
Work with internal and external stakeholders to understand their complex spatial and non-spatial data and analysis needs
Facilitate project team meetings and manage the planning and implementation of large and/or complex GIS projects
Serve as GIS subject matter expert with software integrations
Work with other members of the IT Services and IT Analyst Teams to ensure a stable and sustainable GIS platform
Train and assist system users

Help the team continuously improve:

Serve as team lead; provide direction of work activities, prioritize and coordinate work assignments
Review and monitor work for accuracy and content; evaluate projects, activities, and processes
Assist in installing and testing new GIS software, troubleshoot and resolve GIS-related problems and requests
Analyze best practices and trends


Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, to be considered for the GIS Analyst Senior position, you must possess the following experience:
Bachelor’s degree in geography, environmental studies, computer science, engineering, GIS, or related field; and
Three years of professional experience (outside of academia) regularly operating GIS using Esri’s software suite.


Seven to ten years of professional experience in the GIS field using Esri’s software suite, including a Certificate in GIS


1+ years of experience administering and troubleshooting Esri enterprise geodatabases and ArcGIS Servers
1+ years working knowledge and experience scripting with Python

Preferred Qualifications

GISP Certification
Working knowledge of JavaScript, SQL, and/or other scripting and programming languages
Basic understanding of enterprise networking
Experience integrating GIS with other software
Experience with local government GIS data structures


For detailed information about the selection process and to apply please visit:

Apply online here

City of Gresham
1333 Nw Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR, 97030 USA
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