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Elections GIS Data Analyst

Maricopa County

Phoenix,  Arizona
GIS Analyst

About the Position

The County is leading the way in data analytics! As the Elections GIS Data Analyst, you’ll collect and conduct detailed statistical and geospatial analysis on datasets from within the Maricopa County Elections Department. Additionally, this position works to build relationships with election agencies from across the nation to compare and contrast similar data points and create benchmarking analysis. This position will be responsible for building dashboards, reports, datasets, maps, and visuals to inform department leadership with the goal of making data-driven decisions. This position works directly with the Maricopa County Election’s Directors and communicates with executives on a regular basis.

About Us

The Maricopa County Elections Department serves over 2.5 million registered voters as they exercise their right to make informed decisions regarding the selection of local and national leaders as well as ballot measures. We believe in teamwork, creating a vibrant exciting work environment, and pursuing opportunities to make a positive impact in the communities that make up the 4th largest and fastest-growing County in the United States! Our work supports elections in cities, towns, school districts, and special districts and we look forward to welcoming you to our team!

Proud to Offer

  • A truly unique and rewarding opportunity in the field of mapping, spatial, and statistical analysis
  • A fantastic opportunity to use your creativity and interpret data
  • A highly collaborative department that will utilize interpersonal communication skills
  • Potential to share and teach skills around advanced data analytics and data evaluation
  • New challenges on the regular
  • Telework and flexible schedules
  • Potential job growth to a lead or senior position
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Excellent benefits package, including paid family leave
  • Pet Insurance
  • Convenient downtown location
  • Free bus passes through the Valley Metro Transit system

Learn more at maricopa.gov/5284/Why-Work-Here 

We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in geography, computer science, statistics, mathematics, engineering, business analytics, or a related field
  • 2 years experience in ArcGIS or ArcPro including 1 year of experience in a business intelligence tool such as PowerBI or Tableau
  • Job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis
  • Ability to register to vote in Arizona
  • Experience translating quantitative analytical information for non-specialist audiences.
  • Must successfully complete the next scheduled Secretary of State Election Officer Certification

Job Contributions

  • Design and implement data models
  • Design and implement interactive and drill-down dashboards to deliver key trends and insights to stakeholders
  • Work with leaders and domain experts to identify business needs, create analysis plans, identify deliverables, and communicate key insights
  • Organize and analyze data from various election-related surveys
  • Create graphical and data visualizations to communicate complex technical information to leadership
  • Work within ArcGIS and/or ArcPro to edit, manage, and analyze spatial data
  • Work within ArcGIS and/or ArcPro to create maps and graphics
  • Analyze voting patterns (participation, wait times) as well as conduct trend and cost analysis of voting methods

Working Conditions

  • Office environment
  • Ability to project an effective and professional in-person and online persona
  • Extensive mandatory overtime during the Primary/General election cycle

Selection Procedure

The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.

Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.



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