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GIS Analyst

Martin County Board of County Commissioners

Stuart,  Florida
GIS Analyst

Responsible for the development and implementation of applications for the County-wide Geographic Information System (GIS) and for providing professional analysis and advance technical support for GIS applications and software.

In the event of a natural or man-made disaster that may threaten the area, the employee may be required to perform emergency duties as directed.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities & KSA's
(Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function, which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Implements GIS software and applications.
  • Develops modeling methodologies, coordinates geospatial data collection, management, and analysis and generates project maps and presentations to meet the analytical and technical needs of County departments, other County, State and Federal agencies, and the public.
  • Creates thematic geospatial datasets; generating programming for and analysis of spatial data; producing hard copy maps, reports, and analysis for presentation; operating and maintaining GIS equipment; and utilizing enterprise level computers and databases.
  • Assists the Professional Services Administrator in coordinating agency training and use of GIS software and applications.
  • Provides advance technical support for mapping activities and other GIS related projects as requested..
  • Reviews base maps and GIS backbone to determine accuracy and completeness.
  • Update and Back-Up data/databases.
  • Coordinates field progress with other departments.
  • Research, Identify, analyze and design databases for various applications.
  • Performs work related to this job description as directed.

(Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in computers with emphasis on microcomputers, minicomputers, graphic workstations and CAD/CAM technology such as digitizers and plotters.
    Knowledge of ESRI software products.
  • Knowledge of database software such as ORACLE or MS SQL.
  • Ability to program supplemental software that supports ESRI software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, maintain good working relationships, exercise initiative and sound judgement and take the lead in coordinating and organizing end user activities.
  • Ability to perform spatial analysis and create maps with GIS software.
  • Ability to provide GIS technical support to internal and external County clients.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Engineering, Geography, Computer Science or closely related field and two (2) years of experience in GIS applications and ARC/Info.

Additional qualifying education and/or experience which provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.

Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
  • Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier, and other related office equipment as necessary.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed primarily indoors.
  • Involves frequent interaction with people.

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