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Douglas County, KS, Information Technology department is hiring for the position of GIS Analyst to begin work in August 2023. In the GIS analyst role, you will collaborate with other members of the GIS team on the scope and schedule of projects. The GIS analyst is expected to maintain extensive knowledge of local government GIS and successfully analyze data and present data visualizations. This position requires basic knowledge of all Douglas County departments and functions. Success in this role will be demonstrated by meeting objectives and providing expertise and support while utilizing Douglas County's GIS capabilities. Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to, the following. Performs geographic analysis of spatial data, reveals patterns, designs and presents findings. Utilizes established techniques to locate, maintain, manipulate, extract, and analyze geographic data. Evaluates database accuracy through verification procedures to ensure compliance with database and cartographic standards. Responds to requests for maps, information, records from all county departments, and outside agency or the general public. Contributes as part of a team to complete short-term projects and long-term projects. Performs a variety of surveying mapping duties including calculating complex survey data such as metes and bounds of land transfers, road rights of way, and annexations; reviews and verifies calculations for accuracy. Maintains County addressing for 911 dispatch. Assist with data collection. Assists with training of any county staff in job-specific GIS techniques. Documents GIS workflows.
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We are seeking a GIS Application Developer/Analyst
The purpose of this position is to design, develop, implement and maintain applications utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to provide location-based information to users. The GIS Developer/Analyst will help determine the best tools and data to use for GIS functionality and recommend future directions and capabilities for GIS applications.
Olsson is constantly thinking about new solutions and finding new ways to improve telecommunication design. As an Associate GIS Technician on the Telecom team, you will provide assistance to engineers, use ArcMap, and GIS fiber asset management software (NetDesigner, OSPInsight, or equivalent) to perform design work, create construction plan sets, and model telecommunication networks in an asset management database. You may also travel to job sites for observation, and/or field work, working in all types of terrain and weather conditions.
The Municipal team supports many facets of GBA’s Architect and Engineering business. The team includes Asset Management, Knowledge Management & GIS, and Advisory Services groups. All groups develop positive partnerships and collaborate closely with other GBA markets, state agencies, municipalities, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to solve the complex challenges facing local government.
This position will report to the Knowledge Management Manager and will work with project managers, engineers, technicians, and clients to provide assistance technical support, and solutions for the geospatial problems of the day. This entry-level position will perform geospatial data creation and manipulation tasks, routine data maintenance, and quality control checks. Staff at this level will also create standard geospatial products including web apps and web maps, field apps and field maps, file and enterprise geodatabases, graphics, tables, reports, hubs, and story maps; and research and respond to internal and external customer requests for information.
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