Senior GIS Specialist


Minneapolis, Minnesota

Forge ahead with WSB. WSB was founded on the understanding that culture drives results and we’ve dedicated ourselves to the value of strong relationships, collaboration, and forward-thinking ideas. We’ve inspired each other to discover thoughtful and creative solutions that look beyond the needs of today to the opportunities of tomorrow. We invite you to forge ahead with us.

This position will be located at one of our Twin Cities Offices: Minneapolis, St. Paul, or Burnsville

What You Will Do:

  • Create high-quality maps, reports, and presentations that effectively communicate spatial information.
  • Continue to foster relationships and work with municipal clients in Minnesota.
  • Assist Project Managers to develop detailed scopes of work for GIS projects and tasks.
  • Support GIS Project Managers with mapping, data management, and high-level project tasks.
  • Collaborate with other WSB GIS staff on projects.
  • Provide technical guidance to WSB’s internal GIS Users.
  • Develop, maintain, and update feature classes and GIS databases.
  • Perform desktop editing, data creation, and data entry within the ArcGIS Platform.
  • Be involved in post-processing, data management, and quality control of field collected data.
  • Perform spatial and tabular data analysis.
  • Create high quality online mapping applications.

What You Will Bring:

  • Strong experience using Esri ArcGIS software: ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online.
  • Experience with scripting in Arcade, Python, Esri Model Builder.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Sound data management practices.
  • Familiarity with cartographic methods and ability to read and understand maps.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cartography, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in GIS field.

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • Experience in the Municipal (local government) sector, the Oil & Gas industry, or the renewable energy market.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering record drawings.
  • Experience working with AutoCAD Civil 3D to export/extract data.
  • Proficiency working in ArcGIS Online including ArcGIS Hub, Story Maps, Esri’s field solutions including Field Maps.
  • Knowledge and working experience with ArcGIS Server and similar RESTful map services.
  • Experience with GPS hardware and/or drone data collection.
  • Experience working with database management systems; SQL Server and PostgreSQL.
  • Who We Are: WSB is a design and consulting firm specializing in engineering, community planning, environmental, and construction services. We provide solutions for the places, spaces and systems that support our lives. We offer services in more than 30 complementary areas across the nation.

WSB does not accept resumes from third parties. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.



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Category GIS Analyst, GIS Developer