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GIS Programmer Analyst I / GIS Programmer Analyst II

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Description

The Eugene Water & Electric Board is seeking a GIS Programmer Analyst (I/II) who will work with a team of GIS professionals and business stakeholders to perform complex work including;  Design in Multiple Development Environments using a variety Programming Languages,  Advanced Data Management, GIS Systems Administration, Report Development, Application and Process Design, Software Upgrades, Troubleshooting, Testing and Project /Task Management in support of EWEB’s GIS Ecosystem.   In addition, this position is expected to perform advanced GIS Spatial Analysis and modeling and provide development and support for all GIS related Integrations and Project Work.

The successful candidate must have the ability to learn new technologies quickly and apply technology to solve moderately complex business problems. They must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with internal/external customers, possess strong analytical skills to interpret, assess, and integrate complex data from multiple sources as well as provide demonstrated team experience working collaboratively to address common goals. Excellent organizational skills including ability to work effectively in self-directed environment are highly valued.

This recruitment closes on Friday, November 13, 2020

GIS Programmer Analyst 1 starting salary is between $70,101.69 - $87,627.22 commensurate with knowledge, skills, education and experience as it relates to the position.

GIS Programmer Analyst 2 starting salary is between $81,240.15 - $101,550.24 commensurate with knowledge, skills, education and experience as it relates to the position.

Please note:  this posting includes supplemental questions.  Your responses will be scored and used to determine if you will proceed to the next step of the selection process.  Please provide detailed answers to each question.  Please do not reference your resume or application in your responses.

Minimum Training and Experience Required:

GIS Programmer Analyst 1 requires four years of experience in database design, data modeling, data integration and software development, including a minimum of one year of experience developing GIS applications on the ESRI platform.

GIS Programmer Analyst 2 requires five years of experience in database design, data modeling, data integration and software development, including a minimum of one year of experience developing GIS applications on the ESRI platform.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems GIS, or related fields.

GIS Programmer Analyst 1 desirable education, experience, training and certifications: None

GIS Programmer Analyst 2 desirable education, experience, training and certifications: Utility and Data Warehousing experience preferred.

Equivalency:  An equivalent combination of experience and education may be qualifying.

Valid driver license: Yes

Professional license or registration:  None

Post-offer background check required: Yes

Post-offer drug test required: None.

Post-offer physical / functional test required: None.

Apprenticeship or other education/training required as a condition of employment, progression or advancement:  None

EWEB offers a generous benefits package including: 

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage (EWEB pays 95% of premiums for employees and 75% of premiums for eligible dependents) 
  • Health Reimbursement Account (VEBA) and Flexible Spending Account 
  • Employee Wellness Program with up to $750 in program incentives Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Public Employee Retirement and IAP plans 
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Voluntary supplemental benefit plans 
  • Vacation leave, sick leave, and holiday pay 
  • Membership at EWEB Employee Credit Union 
  • Relocation/House Hunting reimbursement package for qualifying candidate 

WORKING AT EWEB: 

Why This Job: 

EWEB offers employees a progressive work culture devoted to providing excellent public service. Our employees work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, innovation, involvement, teamwork and professional development are supported and encouraged. EWEB is also committed to providing a work environment conducive to the safety, health, and well-being of its workforce, and offers great benefits, including but not limited to health care, vacation and sick leave, pension, holidays, and employee credit union. In fact, EWEB is currently the #1 Healthiest Employer in Oregon and the #4th Healthiest Employer nationwide! 
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 
EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve. 
 
TOBACCO, SMOKE, AND VAPOR - FREE CAMPUS POLICY 
EWEB fosters an environment promoting good health for both employees and the public. We want to enhance the quality of air, appearance, and employee health in and around EWEB facilities and equipment. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not use, distribute, or sell tobacco while participating in EWEB functions, on EWEB property, or while performing right-of-way tasks. 

Other Requirements 

Note: This description is intended to represent key areas of responsibility. It is not meant to be all inclusive and does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Nothing in this description restricts EWEB's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Job descriptions may occasionally be updated, as necessary, to reflect evolving business needs. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) 

Qualifications

Education

Required

Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field.

Experience

Required

4 years: GIS Programmer Analyst 1

5 years: GIS Programmer Analyst 2

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Washington Dept. of Ecology has an exciting job opportunity!

 National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) Steward (Data Management – Journey) 

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Unit within the Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) at our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA is currently looking to fill a permanent National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) Steward (Data Management – Journey) position. The GIS Unit is a cross-functional team of 8 GIS professionals who are dedicated to providing valuable geospatial solutions, data, and support to staff and citizens to realize Ecology’s mission. The goal of the Washington State NHD Steward is to provide an accurate hydrography dataset that meets the needs of stakeholders so that it can be universally adopted across the State.

In this role as the Washington State NHD steward, you will be working with local, state, and federal stakeholders to help maintain and promote a single, statewide, hydrography framework dataset. You will contribute to and manage diverse projects focusing on improving and updating the NHD and associated data. As the subject matter expert, you will advise local and state governments on how to incorporate their data into the NHD framework and develop a strategic plan for the improvement and maintenance of Washington’s portion of the NHD.  As the principal steward you will oversee updates to the NHD and serve as a coach and guide to NHD editors as well as provide access to data sets and derivative products across multiple spatial platforms.  As the Washington State representative to the Pacific Northwest Hydrography Framework (PNWHF) you will participate on advisory and technical calls with group member partners and US Geological Survey.  You will help determine how to utilize current technologies including high resolution elevation data to make efficient improvements to the hydrography network.  You will work in a supportive and professional environment with people who are passionate about the environment and GIS, continual improvement and learning, and prioritize a work-life balance.  Your work will directly support science and policy that is focused on making measurable improvements to the environment in Washington State.

Click here for more information.

Geographic Information Technician 2 with City of Eugene

General Statement of Duties

Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization well known for excellence and commitment to high-quality and effective services? The City of Eugene Public Works Engineering Division is recruiting for a Geographic Information Technician 2.  The department has been recognized by our peers across the country for excellence with numerous awards, and invitations to present at professional gatherings including APWA regional and national conferences.  The City offers a generous comprehensive benefit package including insurance benefits, retirement, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.  Click to view more information on Employee Benefits.

Performs skilled technical duties related to the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) with a primary focus on data development and maintenance, analysis and map production activities.  It also includes GIS and database quality assurance and documenting procedures and metadata.


$54,662.40 - $68,240.80 - Annual Salary
$96,230.40 - $114,862.72 Total Compensation (Salary and Benefits)

 

Application Deadline: Friday, November 27, 2020 -  5:00 p.m.
Accepting on-line applications only.

Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following

Develops and maintains Geographic Information System (GIS) layers related to stormwater drainage, wastewater and transportation infrastructure, parcels, right-of-ways, easements and City property deeds, capital projects and other municipal operations.

Researches various records, including deeds, plat and partition maps, as-built drawings, construction plans, survey notes and permits, in order to maintain current, accurate digital maps and databases.

Documents GIS data development and maintenance procedures.

Conducts periodic and ad hoc quality assurance reviews of GIS layers and databases.

Maintains metadata describing data sources, accuracy, reliability, completeness, feature types, feature attributes, and other information about GIS data layers.

Develop GIS macro/script programs to enhance data development, maintenance, analysis, and map production.

Assists City departments and divisions with GIS analysis and map production needs, including the evaluation of data sources and development procedures, and the preparation of custom maps and graphs.

Configures and maintains desktop and web-based GIS applications that support City staff and external users.

Participates on regional and departmental teams involved in researching, planning, developing, maintaining and refining GIS data layers, procedures and applications.

Coordinates with local government agencies to ensure that timing and methods used to develop and update shared data are appropriate.

Participates with team members to coordinate and address workloads, procedures, technical issues, schedules, training, and other job related activities.

Supports other GIS users, collaborates with co-workers, and assists with formal GIS training.

Use and maintain GIS plotters and printers.

Installs GIS software on City computer workstations.

Actively supports and respects diversity in the workplace.

Performs other related technical duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

 Knowledge of:
GIS principles, practices, and applications.
 
The fundamentals of coordinate geometry (COGO).

Basic cartographic concepts.

Computer file organization.

Ability to:
Use GIS software, including ArcGIS and related configurable applications.
 
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with supervisors, peers, City staff and the public.

Understand and follow oral and written policies, procedures, and instructions.

Prepare GIS scripts, such as Python, and use ArcGIS ModelBuilder to process data and prepare output products.

Document procedures, processes and metadata.
 
Prepare accurate products, paying close attention to detail, and meet deadlines.
 
Perform computer-based, repetitive processes over long periods of time, while maintaining high level of accuracy in an office environment.
 
Load and manipulate data in a variety of databases, including Access and SQL Server.

Learn City operations and best practices as they relate to GIS mapping.

Research and organize data acquired from City and external sources for GIS and database entry.

Perform complex spatial analysis.
 
Provide technical assistance and coaching for others.

Operate personal computer and use word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software.

Perform math calculations using geometry and trigonometry.

Desired, but not mandatory abilities and skills:
 
Understand Public Works operations, information systems, and applications.
 
Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of civil engineering.
 
Create, manage, and use ArcGIS Geodatabases, including domains and versioning.
 
Use of ArcGIS toolbox and extensions (e.g. Network Analyst and Spatial Analyst)
 
Convert other forms of digital data, such as CAD and text files, for GIS use.
 
Basic understanding of ArcGIS Pro software.
 
Conceptual and working knowledge of ArcGIS Online.
 
Compile, interpret and present statistical information.
 
Use of Adobe Acrobat or other graphics software.

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience and Training Guidelines - Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
Two years of technical experience in GIS systems.

Training:
Equivalent to an Associate Degree in GIS, geography, cartography and/or computer programming. 
 

Supplemental Information

Selection Process
Applicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment. Applicants selected to continue in the process will be notified within two-three weeks after the posting deadline.

DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE CITY, GENERALLY, ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION (TESTING, INTERVIEWS) WILL BE CONTACTED.

CURRENT INFORMATION ABOUT JOB POSTINGS IS AVAILABLE BY going to www.eugene-or.gov/jobs and selecting “Job Posting Status”.

The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.

The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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