Kansas Association of Mappers

GIS Analyst, Sedgwick County, KS (Wichita)

28 Mar 2019 3:40 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

Organization: Sedgwick County, KS
Title: GIS Analyst (2 vacancies)
Location: Wichita, KS
Application Deadline: 2019-04-27

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Job Description:

Performs highly technical tasks pertaining to the development of geographic data, maps and applications. Involves the design and development of geographic data. Geographic analysis and application development and/or database administration, design, creation and management. Significant client interaction. Collaboration and effective communication with GIS management and other County staff.

Essential Job Functions:

GIS application design, development, and maintenance

  • Research and development tasks related to new and existing GIS technology
  • Project management for application development projects

Customization and enhancements of existing applications and processes

  • Supports automated internal processes for increased efficiencies
  • Supports various tasks as required

Creation and maintenance of procedural documentation and training

  • Creates internal standards and maintains procedures
  • Creates and maintains progress reports on a regular basis


Action Oriented: Consistently maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustains long working hours when necessary, works with vigor, effectiveness and determination over a sustained period.

Analytical Thinking: Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results. Manages issues by drawing on own experience and knowledge and calls on other resources as necessary.

Communication: Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely. Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

Customer Focus/Client Orientation: Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Listening: Listens attentively to others, asks clarifying questions, actively listens, is respectful and professional in dealing with others, stays open to other viewpoints, and manages distractions and interruptions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Educational Requirements: Experience in GIS programming, performing analysis, data development, database management, small systems applications and Internet application development.

Years of Experience: 2

Preferred Qualifications:

Educational Requirements: Bachelor Degree with major course work in computer technology/programming, GIS Sciences

Usual working days/hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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