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GIS/JavaScript Developer

Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments

Cincinnati,  Ohio
GIS Developer


Professional level position that completes highly technical GIS/mapping projects and generates data under minimal supervision. Individual will develop spatial databases and web-based applications for land use planning, transportation planning, economic development, and environmental and open space planning. May train and/or oversee the work of others.


  • Contributes strategic vision and integrates a broad range of ideas regarding software development and GIS applications. Undertakes the highly complex applications development projects involving GIS.
  • Develops enterprise-level software solutions with full competency and aligning with established design and architectural guidelines.
  • Develops, tests, debugs and maintains an array of custom web-based GIS applications, tools and supporting web services using standard software lifecycle processes.
  • Leads design/coding sessions, develops solutions, and implements solutions.
  • Assist in data integrity and quality assurance activities to ensure application stability.
  • Provides advanced technical support to internal and external users, identifies problems and/or issues, and provides resolution in a timely manner.
  • Creates and maintains geographic data sets that may either be mapping quality or survey quality that include entry, retrieval, and evaluation of data usability.
  • Provides maps and associated information to OKI Staff, the public, and local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Effectively presents, communicates, and articulates technical information to all levels of the organization and board.
  • Automates repetitive GIS tasks utilizing Model Builder and Python.
  • Mentors and fosters growth of peers and team members.
  • Assists department manager with GIS related issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geography, GIS or closely related field.
  • 4 – 5 years experience with developing large scale browser-based JavaScript applications with mapping functionality.
  • Extensive GIS skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of general cartographic methodology, practices, and procedures.
  • Proficient with JavaScript, HTML, SQL, Google Big Query, CSS, Dojo, Python, REST services, ArcGIS, Microsoft Access, Word and Excel.
  • Experience in database management.
  • Familiarity with grid systems and projections.
  • Individual must be creative and self-motivated.
  • Ability to manage priorities, take initiative and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team.

Estimated salary range: $85,000-$90,000

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail your resume to:

Jessica Ondrovic, HR Manager


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