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GIS Analyst Lead

Payson, AZ, USA
Salary Grade
Grade 9
Range 72K – 90K, starting salary DOE
Reports to
District Manager

The GIS Analyst Lead is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Green Valley Water (GVW) GIS program. This position oversees and performs complex specialized technical work in the utilization of geospatial and GIS based applications within the GVW organization. The GIS Analyst Lead compiles, manipulates, and analyzes geospatial data; designs, develops, and maintains databases and systems of GIS data; creates reports, maps, applications, and visualizations conveying the results of spatial analyses; utilizes scripting languages to refine GIS data pipelines and processes; and plans, assigns, directs, and evaluates the work of staff assigned to support GIS in the GVW GIS program. Work is performed under the direction of the District Manager but is carried out with a high degree of independent judgement in accomplishing the work and developing new programs and is held accountable for results.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Ensures the timely implementation of GIS-related projects.
2. Develops and manages GIS project plans including defining requirements, tasks, and resource assignments, ensuring that approved quality levels and deadlines are met.
3. Consults with staff regarding project requirements and provides guidance, recommendations, and training regarding available GIS capabilities and resources.
4. Designs and maintains a variety of GIS products for use by the GVW staff, the public and outside agencies.
5. Maintains and manages the Enterprise GIS database and ensures the integrity of the data stored in the GIS and related/integrated databases. Develops and maintains a system of data quality standards and assists others in understanding and using data quality assurance methods.
6. Performs advanced GIS analytical and geoprocessing functions in ArcGIS Pro including input, editing, analysis, and output of spatial and tabular data sets.
7. Utilizes scripting languages to refine and optimize GVW workflows.
8. Maintains a knowledge base in GIS-related software and technologies.
9. Implements and oversees GVW staff training and technical support as needed.
10. Troubleshoots GIS related hardware and software problems within GVW.
11. Has a working knowledge of ArcGIS Enterprise administration.
1. Geographical Information Systems (ArcGIS Pro)
2. Recordkeeping/Documentation
3. Logical Reasoning
4. Leadership
5. Safety Awareness
6. Mission Driven/Results/Values and Goal Oriented
7. Computer Skills/Working with Tools and Technology
8. Creative Thinking/Critical Problem Solving/Troubleshooting/Analytical Assessment/Decision Making
9. Quality/Timely/Accurate Control and Continuous Improvement
10. Public Relations/Customer/Client Focus/Community Relations/Internal Relations with Courtesy and Professionalism
11. Teamwork/Trust Building/Training Skills
12. Adaptability and Diversity Perspective
Supervisory Responsibility
The GIS Analyst Lead is responsible for the direct supervision of the GIS Department Staff.
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position in the GVW office. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This position is not a remote or hybrid position.
Travel is daily and primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Required Education and Experience
1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in GIS or a closely related field or a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in GIS systems development and management.
Preferred Education and Experience
1. Python scripting
2. A GIS or GISP certificate from a certifying body
3. Wastewater industry experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Work Authorization/Security Clearance
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, each new employee, as a condition of employment, must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and present documentation establishing identity and employment eligibility.
AAP/EEO Statement
GVW is an equal opportunity employer. GVW shall employ, without discrimination as to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
1. Assist other departments with various tasks as is necessary.

• Medical/Dental/Vision-currently paid @100% Employee and Dependents
• Short Term/Long Term Disability currently paid @100%
• 401K with match-up to 9%
• Profit Sharing-1%
• 11 Paid holidays, including your BDay
• Sick/Vacation Accrual each payroll
• Costco Membership
• Uniform/Boot reimbursement
• Discounted rates for travel/entertainment through Benefit Hub and Working Advantage

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Green Valley Water
2200 W Doll Baby Ranch Rd
Payson, AZ, 85541-4521 USA
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