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GIS ANALYST I.8030200
Job Location :
411 ELM STREET 4TH FL
DALLAS, Texas 75266
United States
Dallas County
411 ELM STREET 4TH FL
DALLAS, TX 75266
United States
https://www.dallascounty.org/
Employment term : Full Time
Travel : Yes
Job level : Entry Level 1-2 yrs.
Work Authorization :
  • Authorized to work
  • Performs spatial analysis and generates maps and reports to present that analysis. Gathers requirements and assists with the development of GIS applications and interactive maps. Deploys GIS solutions; trains staff. Designs, administers and maintains spatial databases. Configures geographic information systems (GIS) and software. Performs data collection, cartography and other technical functions as necessary. 
     
    Detailed Description 
    Performs spatial analysis, and generates maps and reports to present that analysis. Gathers, reviews, cleans and tunes spatial and other related data. Uses advanced GIS tools and methodologies to generate various analyses and solutions. Prepares and presents findings for various audiences. Reviews business processes. Interviews end users and customers. Gathers and identifies requirements. Creates mapping, reporting and application solutions to fulfill requirements. Implements GIS solutions. Provides specifications for component software and hardware. Adapts systems as necessary to meet specific needs. Trains users. Designs, administers and maintains spatial databases. Assures integrity, version continuity and standards compliance of GIS data. Manages migration of data into relational databases; imports and exports data to and from various systems and formats; assists with data replication. Trains staff members in the use of technologies. Works with departmental staff to identify potential synergies and opportunities to improve processes with GIS technologies. Configures geographic information systems (GIS) and software. Performs basic system administration for servers, SQL databases and online solutions Maintains inventory of necessary expendable supplies to ensure functioning of GIS components. Performs minor maintenance on plotters and large format scanners. Performs other duties as assigned.
     
    Job Requirements
    Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related technical field of study. Skilled in the use of Esri ArcGIS suite of desktop, server and SAS software and systems. Sound knowledge of spatial analysis methodologies. Experience and facility with standard software applications, including GIS, office productivity, database, utility, graphics and presentation software. Basic familiarity with software development and technology implementation practices. Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases. Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Physical/Environmental Requirements: Standard office environment.
     
    Additional Details
     An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply. 

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