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GIS Analyst (ISS4)

Land Conservation and Development Department

Salem, Oregon

Join the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) as an ISS4-GIS Analyst and help expand our budding GIS program. DLCD administers the statewide land use planning program which, for 50 years, has provided planning guidance and technical assistance to cities and counties to help them manage growth and conserve resources. This position will collaborate with DLCD staff to provide GIS support for a range of programs that shape Oregon, including working and natural lands conservation, climate change adaptation, greenhouse gas reduction planning, housing production and affordability, economic development, natural hazard mitigation, transportation and growth management, renewable energy, and more. The GIS analyst activities will include data development, documentation, storage, analysis, and visualization. If you are ready to do all of this with an equity lens, apply today!

As part of DLCD’s mission, in partnership with community members and local governments, we foster equitable, inclusive, sustainable, and vibrant communities, while protecting our natural resources legacy for current and future generations.

A day in the life. As the ISS4-GIS Analyst you will:

  • Use Esri Enterprise software to manage and maintain spatial data, including but not limited to authoritative, statewide framework datasets such as zoning and urban growth boundaries, which are necessary to support the business processes of a range of agencies.
  • Use Python, Model Builder, or other automation tools to standardize aggregation and integration of local, regional, state, and federal datasets into statewide datasets.
  • Collaborate with staff on new spatial datasets to meet a variety of agency business needs.
  • Create and manage dataset and database documentation including metadata, data dictionaries, attribute definitions, and processes and procedures.
  • Use cartography skills to prepare static and web-based maps for agency meetings and reports.
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For a copy of the full position description, please email Jan.Guerrero@dlcd.oregon.gov

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

One of DLCD’s foundational goals is to become a diverse, equitable, and inclusive agency that implements an equitable and inclusive planning program for Oregon. Efforts are supported by the State of Oregon Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan and an agency Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee and Work Plan.

At DLCD, all employees are expected to recognize value in individual and cultural differences; lead activities in their division to promote and foster a diverse workforce; actively engage in implementing the DEI Work Plan and associated activities including achieving the agency’s affirmative action objectives and goals.

We recognize that to successfully meet our mission and agency values, our commitment to racial equity, diversity, equity, and inclusion must be at the center of our work. DLCD values the lived and professional experiences of individuals from historically and currently underserved and under-resourced communities and honor our Government-to-Government relations responsibilities with Oregon’s federally recognized Native American Tribes. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive, belonging, and equitable working environment for all employees. Candidates with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, language fluencies, lived experiences, and skillsets are encouraged to apply.

What’s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to collaborate with a team of talented professionals who are passionate about the agency’s mission and priorities.
  • Flexible work location, with a mix of remote and in-office work. This position will start with 3 days in the office a week, 2 days remote.
  • 11 paid holidays per year and additional personal business time off.
  • Comprehensive benefit package options.

The Benefits

The State of Oregon offers a competitive and affordable health and benefits package, including excellent medical, vision and dental coverage, paid holidays off, and personal business leave, as well as paid and accrued vacation and sick leave. In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.

After a qualifying period, new employees are enrolled in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP). State employees also have access to benefits like deferred compensation plans through the Oregon Savings Growth Plan and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Join thousands of state employees who came for a job and stayed for a career!

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of information systems experience in Esri GIS technologies (including web based technologies), automated mapping, basic programming, field data collection and report generation.

OR 

Completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND one (1) year of information systems experience in Esri GIS technologies (including web based technologies), automated mapping, basic programming, field data collection and report generation.

We’re Also Looking for:

  • Ability to use Python, Model Builder, or other automation tools to standardize data aggregation and integration.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with staff and public agency, academic, corporate, and non-profit partners on new and updated spatial datasets to meet a variety of agency business needs.
  • Ability to create and manage dataset and database documentation including metadata, data dictionaries, attribute definitions, and processes and procedures.
  • Skills and knowledge in Esri technologies (including web-based technologies), automated mapping, basic programming, and report generation.
  • Basic understanding of data development and modeling.
  • If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!

Note: You do not need to have all these qualities to be eligible for this position.

HOW TO APPLY

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Category GIS Analyst