Office of AdministrationDivision of Budget and PlanningBusiness OperationsJefferson 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:
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:
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in GIS, Geography, Data Science, Computer Science, or similar
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