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GIS Analyst III

Parish of Ascension

Gonzales, Louisiana

SUMMARY
The GIS Analyst position works under the supervision of the Director of Performance and Accountability & Data Analytics and with Ascension Parish Government (APG) employees and constituents in order to optimize the use of our Ascension Parish Geographic Information System (GIS). The incumbent utilizes the GIS Software Development Engineering (SDE) environment to create and deploy solutions using GIS technology in both site and cloud solutions. Provides maps, updates asset data, and does spatial queries as requested.

MAJOR DUTIES
Major duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills. They are  intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. The omission of specific statements or duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. To perform this job successfully, an Ascension Parish Government is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or political affiliation. individual must be able to perform each major duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the major duties and responsibilities of the job. 

The major duties are:

  • Interacts with APG employees and constituents to ensure optimal use of GIS system
  • Works with APG employees responsible for maintaining and updating GIS data
  • Oversees the production of maps, charts, and other GIS related data for sale and distribution to both the Public and the AP governmental offices
  • Provides advanced GIS data analytics that result in map-based reports used by parish offices
  • Assists with the collecting, updating, and importing of GIS related data such as CAD, Parcel, and Spatial Data from various internal and external data sources
  • Assist in maintaining and creating GIS web maps
  • Provides technical assistance to the IT technical staff
  • Trains APG and other agencies and end users in GIS applications
  • Manages of ArcGIS online accounts, SDE geospatial database, and GIS web applications
  • Any other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES
Employee must be able to operate basic office equipment, office computer, and other specialty equipment needed for the position. Must be proficient with Microsoft and Adobe products. Must have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and be able to express ideas clearly and concisely to groups and to individuals.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 
The primary duties of this position are typically performed in a professional office environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
As needed to perform the major duties of the position, which include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to raise or lower objects from one level or another (includes pushing and pulling 10 lbs. –25 lbs.)
  • Ability to work under pressure of deadlines on a regular basis
  • Vision and hearing are required along with the ability to speak and communicate as described above
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to read and write the English language

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 
One of the following methods of education and/or experience must be met upon appointment to be considered minimally qualified for the position. Additional education and/or experience may be preferred by the supervisor after the minimal qualifications have been met and is at the sole discretion of APG 
management and/or the interview panel.

  • Education and Experience: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Geography, Design Drafting, Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Information Science (CIS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Information Technology (IT) or other related programs and (2) years or higher-level, directly related experience is fully qualifying for the 118 level.

Position Description
Ascension Parish Government is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or political affiliation.

  • Combined Secondary Education and Experience: (6) years combined progressively higher-level education (post high school) leading to a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and higher-level, directly related experience is fully qualifying for the 118 level.
  • Experience: (6) years higher-level, directly related experience is fully qualifying for the 118 levelDevelopmental Level Minimum Qualification Requirements – Labor Grade 117
  • Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED equivalent and (5) years directly related experience is fully qualifying for the 117 level.
  • Combined Secondary Education and Experience: A combination totaling (5) years of progressively higher-level education (post high school) leading to a Bachelor’s degree and directly related experience is fully qualifying for the 117 level.
  • Experience: (5) years directly related experience is fully qualifying for the 117 level

Developmental Level Minimum Qualification Requirements – Labor Grade 114

  • Education: An Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university is fully qualifying for the 114 level
  • Combined Secondary Education and Experience: 2 years combined progressively higher-level education (post high school) leading to an Associate’s degree and directly related experience is fully qualifying, or
  • Experience: 2() years directly related experience is fully qualifying for the 114 level

*Official transcripts are required upon appointment if utilized to meet qualification requirements.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS – CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • The incumbent is subject to pre-employment physical and drug screens with random drug testing thereafter.
  • Any technical certificates in GIS, Database, or Data Analytics are a plus. Emphasis in ESRI and SQL Server Products.

POSITION MEETING REQUIREMENTS
The incumbent may be required to attend Parish meetings before, during and after business hours

HOW TO APPLY

https://selfservice.ascensionparishla.gov/ess/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=674&sreq=3&form=002&desc=GIS%20ANALYST%20III 

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