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GIS Analyst #14713
Job Location :
Business Operations
Jefferson City,, Missouri 65101
United States
State of Missouri
Business Operations
Jefferson City,, MO 65101
United States
https://mocareers.mo.gov/
Employment term : Full Time
Degree : Bachelors
Travel : Yes
Job level : Mid Level 2-6 yrs.
Work Authorization :
  • Authorized to work
  • Office of Administration
    Division of Budget and Planning
    Business Operations
    Jefferson City, MO

    The Office of Administration is seeking GIS analysts to support the state’s redistricting efforts.  This is an exciting, once-in-a-career opportunity to aid in redrawing of the state’s legislative districts. Use your GIS talents to serve your community through a once-a-decade project to fulfill one of the constitution’s most basic promises: representation through elected officials.  Expert GIS staff will provide support and counsel to the commission members charged with drafting legislative districts that meet specific constitutional requirements.  Candidates must be self-motivated, independent thinkers, able to operate GIS software in front of an audience and possess a desire to advance their knowledge of the geospatial sciences.  The ability to manage deadlines and devise innovative responses to spatial problems is considered essential.  The selected individual must be non-partisan and able to maintain political neutrality throughout the redistricting process.  The ability to keep information confidential is paramount.  The position is estimated to last approximately 18 to 24 months.

    What you’ll do:

    • Performing complex spatial analysis
    • Creating high quality cartographic products
    • Accurately updating and maintaining a variety of GIS datasets
    • Assisting Commission members with their redistricting responsibilities

    Examples of duties include working one-on-one with commissioners to develop new legislative districts, performing complex database operations, developing online mapping applications, assembling metadata, etc.  Additional consideration will be given to candidates who share examples of their work from past geospatial projects during their interviews.

    All you need for success:

    The ideal candidate should possess the following:

    • Sound grasp of GIS concepts such as cartographic layout, and advanced geoprocessing techniques
    • Knowledge of coordinate systems and projections required to merge dissimilar data layers
    • Proficiency in designing and querying databases 
    • Demonstrated skills in Esri applications, or similar GIS platforms 
    • Experience developing code in SQL, Python, HTML, etc.
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Both the ability to work independently and to communicate effectively as part of a team

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in GIS, Geography, Data Science, Computer Science, or similar 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Comprehensive GIS experience
    • Formal GIS Certifications (GISP, post-baccalaureate certificate, etc.)  
    • Ability to troubleshoot hardware, software, and networking issues
    • Familiarity with the management and operation of relational databases
    • Experience with ArcGIS Online

    If you have questions about this position please contact: 

     


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    Be part of a team of proud, committed public servants at the State of Missouri. The work we do is lasting. We protect families, communities and natural resources. We educate the next generation. We build the Missouri of tomorrow while ensuring a strong foundation today.

    If you want a job that transforms lives, including your own, then there is a place for you with the State of Missouri. No matter where you are in your career—entry level or mature professional—we will challenge and help you grow.

     

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