Similar Titles

Geographic Information System Analyst (GIS Analyst), Geographic Information Systems Administrator (GIS Administrator), Geographic Information Systems Analyst (GIS Analyst), Geographic Information Systems Coordinator (GIS Coordinator), GIS Specialist (Geographic Information Systems Specialist), GIS Technician (Geographic Information Systems Technician), Resource Analyst

Job Description

Assist scientists or related professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, or using geographic information systems (GIS) databases. May also perform some custom application development or provide user support.

Job Responsibilities
  • Produce data layers, maps, tables, or reports, using spatial analysis procedures or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, equipment, or systems.
  • Design or prepare graphic representations of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, using GIS hardware or software applications.
  • Maintain or modify existing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases.
  • Provide technical expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to clients or users.
  • Perform computer programming, data analysis, or software development for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, including the maintenance of existing systems or research and development for future enhancements.
Technology Skills
  • Data base user interface and query software — dBASE; Microsoft Access Hot technology; Soil Survey Geographic SSURGO; Structured query language SQL Hot technology
  • Development environment software — Microsoft .NET Framework Hot technology; Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications VBA Hot technology; Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition VBScript Hot technology; Microsoft Visual Studio Hot technology
  • Geographic information system — ESRI ArcGIS software Hot technology; ESRI ArcSDE; ESRI ArcView; Geographic information system GIS software Hot technology
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
  • Web platform development software — Cascading style sheets CSS Hot technology ; Drupal Hot technology ; Microsoft ASP.NET Hot technology ; Oracle JavaServer Pages JSP Hot technology


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