The Prince George’s County Planning Department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is seeking a GIS professional to serve as a key resource to support GIS mapping, create and manage databases, and perform analytical tasks. The Department provides land use planning for the physical development of Prince George's County, Maryland. As the second most populous county in Maryland, Prince George's has a population of approximately 900,000 residents and is home to The University of Maryland at College Park, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and Joint Base Andrews Air Force Base. Prince George's County is also home to many attractions such as FedEx Field, National Harbor, and Six Flags Amusement Park. If you are interested in working for the Prince George's County Planning Department, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Senior GIS Specialist position.
The Senior GIS Specialist will work within the Information Management Division’s newly created Research Section and will produce maps, create and maintain GIS layers, and perform geospatial analysis for special projects. Additional duties include support for planning studies, master plans, land use and market analysis, demographic analysis, development pipeline and capacity analysis, and related inquiries. This position reports to the Supervisor of the Research Section and will also work closely with the GIS Section as well as with other GIS staff throughout the Department.
Examples of Important Duties
In addition to the minimum qualifications the ideal candidate will possess the following:
NOTE: Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to take a GIS skills test and show examples of their work.
The Prince George's County Planning Department is currently located in historic Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Free onsite parking is available for employees. The M-NCPPC offers a competitive salary range of $56,769 to $97,138 at the Senior GIS Specialist level with an excellent benefits package including generous leave, extensive health coverage, deferred compensation plan, employer's retirement plan, and work-life programs. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups, females, and persons with disabilities.
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