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Geographic Information Systems Specialist

State of Missouri

Jefferson City,  Missouri
GIS Technician

Why you’ll love this position:

Are you a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) professional looking for a new challenge? Interested in joining a small but dynamic team of GIS professionals in meeting the geospatial needs of 12,000 Soldiers, Airmen, and civilian workforce? Are you motivated by working for an organization that makes an impact for Missourians in times of need?

Consider joining the Missouri Army National Guard (MOARNG) GIS team! As a GIS Specialist, this challenging position serves as the GIS subject matter expert and data manager for the MOARNG’s Construction and Facility Management Office (CFMO) providing GIS support for MOARNG installations statewide. This permanent salaried position includes full time benefits such as Medical and Dental Insurance, 13 paid Holidays, and accruable vacation and sick leave.

As the GIS Specialist within the MOARNG CFMO, this position will work closely with other GIS counterparts who make up the remainder of agency’s GIS team. Expect joint work assignments and cross training with GIS staff from the MOARNG Environmental Management Office as well as the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) program which is responsible for GIS requirements supporting training lands and military ranges. These three areas of responsibility combined make up the total MOARNG GIS Program.

Preferred candidates will have the ability to work and learn in a fast paced collaborative team environment. Prior experience applying GIS principles and workflows to utility tracking, real property, asset collection and management, facility construction and maintenance, and infrastructure is valuable in this position. Military experience is desired but not required.

What you’ll do:

Produce maps and reports in support of Construction and Facilities Maintenance Officer for decision making, facility analysis, location suitability, and other criteria as needed. Design, Implement, and maintain web maps, applications, and dashboards using ArcGIS Online/ArcGIS Portal in support of the CFMO and MOARNG. Collect, process, query, and analyze Global Navigation Satellite System/Global Positioning System and Geographic Information Systems data on 100 percent of MOARNG installations and store it in the GIS Enterprise System. Operate numerous types of equipment including GPS surveying systems and data processing software, utility tracing and locating equipment, and GIS/CAD software packages. Monitors GIS data quality and integrity to ensure database complies with Spatial Data Standards for Facilities Infrastructure and Environment standards set by Department of Defense, Department of the Army, and the Army National Guard.

All you need for success:

We are looking for a self-motivated person with practical experience in the GIS field.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years experience in GIS Field
  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • Be able to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography or Computer Science with emphasis in GIS
  • Knowledge of Python and/or Arcade
  • Familiarity with SDSFIE standards

If you have questions about this position please contact:

Mo Department of Public Safety/Adjutant General Division, Human Resources, Elaine Forck (573)638-9609 or elaine.forck@mong.dps.mo.gov 



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