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GIS Analyst

Brooksville, FL, USA

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District), a leader in protecting Florida’s water resources, is seeking a GIS Analyst in support of the Data Collection Bureau. The successful candidate will perform as a geospatial analyst who will work closely with existing staff on District projects involving GIS data requests and analyses, ortho-imagery, seagrass and Land Use & Land Coverage (LULC), Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR), and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) data collection within the Mapping & GIS Section.

The District strives to hire and retain outstanding talent within an individual's desired field to successfully fulfill the District's mission. The District searches for those with extraordinary interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal), and problem-solving skills, as well as a passion for technical excellence.

The District prides itself in being a science and technology leader in the management of water resources for its sixteen-county coverage area. The District offers work-life balance, collaborative work environment and competitive benefits; including medical insurance, paid annual and sick leave, Florida Retirement System benefits, just to name a few.

Essential Functions
The functions for this position include, but are not limited to:

• Measuring and assessing data quality
• Geospatial analyses and modeling
• GIS data creation and maintenance
• Write and maintain documentation including metadata and standard operating procedures
• Automating data processing and data distribution workflows
• Working with GIS Data Stewards to manage and publish data
• Participating in field survey, as needed

Additional Details
This position is typically scheduled to work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, out of the Brooksville, FL office. This position is eligible for compensatory time for hours worked over 40 hours, in a week.

Accepting applications until April 30, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Compensation: $39,894.40 - $44,870.80

Pay grade 109. Minimum to 25% annual rates of pay grade displayed. Starting pay will be based upon education and experience.


• Bachelors or better in Geography, Remote Sensing, or related field.

• Masters or better.

• Some data collection and/or data analysis related school or internship experience
• Submission of at least one writing sample such as a technical report, paper for presentation, thesis, or training documentation. Must be attached to application.

• Experience with third-party LiDAR applications (LP360, GlobalMapper & MARS)
• Experience with GPS
• Experience with ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro
1 year: Data collection and/or data analysis related work experience

Licenses & Certifications
• Driver's License

Apply online here

Southwest Florida Water Management District
2379 Broad Street
Brooksville, FL, 34604 USA
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