GIS Analyst

Utah Transit Authority

Salt Lake City, Utah

As a GIS Analyst you will:

  • Administer, manage, and coordinate various GIS applications, including establishing standards and procedures.
  • Perform a variety of technical duties, including managing, maintaining, and supporting Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and its GIS geodatabases and services.
  • Design and manage UTA’s geographic database and spatial data applications.
  • Coordinate GIS efforts with other departments and external agencies, perform geospatial analyses, integrate geographic database with archival documents and new field data, provides GIS training, and manage GIS services.
  • Support UTA’s GIS efforts by performing geospatial requirements and analyses related to land use, transportation, infrastructure, community regulations, etc. Uses standard GIS tools, such as ArcGIS Desktop, Enterprise, and ArcGIS Online.
  • Perform a variety of technical duties in managing, maintaining, and supporting UTA and its geodatabases.
  • Assist the GIS Supervisor in responding to GIS departmental requests, which may include map and exhibit creation (web and hardcopy), data analysis and metrics.
  • Convey GIS/spatial information to non-GIS/technical team members.



Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a program in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, or related field.


  • Three years in GIS Analyst or similar role. Intermediate proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Must have a valid Utah Driver’s License. Must be a safe driver with no more than 4 moving violations in the past 3 years. Cannot have more than 1 violation of driving under the influence of alcohol, any drug, or the combined influence of any alcohol or any drug within the last 10 years.

Preferred knowledge/experience:

  • Advanced proficiency in ArcGIS products including, but not limited to ArcGIS Enterprise/Portal and ArcGIS Pro.
  • Real estate documents (deeds, plats, easements, licenses, etc.)
  • Urban planning and design.
  • Public transportation.
  • Esri apps, including Field Maps, Workforce, StoryMaps, Dashboards, Sites and Survey123
  • JDE technical skills.
  • Laserfiche software.
  • Intermediate scripting proficiency in Python, Arcade, and SQL.


Convey GIS/spatial information to non-GIS/technical team members.

This job requires regular and predictable attendance. 

- OR -

An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

UTA’s benefits package for full-time administrative employees includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts. Choice between Traditional Co-Pay or High Deductible Health Plans for medical coverage. HSA with company match available to employees enrolled in the
  • HDHP. Benefit plans include coverage for domestic partners (eligibility affidavit required for coverage).
  • Onsite Health and Wellness Clinics for medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children.
  • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for any higher education degree (bachelor, master, or PHD). Course of study must be approved prior to enrollment.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employees, their spouses, and their dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness.

Pay Range:  $70,600.00 or more depending on experience.



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