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GIS Analyst

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City of Atlanta, GA

Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$57.6K – $72.9K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Atlanta, GA.Report inaccurate salaryFull Job Description


At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our Citys infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

Posting: Open Until Filled

Salary commensurate with experience

General Description and Classification Standards
The purpose of this job is to provide a variety of GIS and System administrative support tasks related to creating and maintaining City of Atlanta Department of City Planning (DCP) GIS enterprise. Designs, develops, modifies, debugs and evaluates programs for GIS systems. This is the Senior level for this job family. This is a fully seasoned professional level capable of independently carrying out most assignments typical of the profession.
Supervision Received
Works under very general supervision. Depending on organization structure, may work independently with responsibility for an assigned function or program.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

Provide technical assistance, training, and policy guidance as a subject-matter expert on the ESRI product line: ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and other ArcGIS Apps products
Support of the automation of data collection, conversion, troubleshooting, and maintenance of our Enterprise GIS environment.
Carries out GIS system design, modification, or updates for GIS environments.
Commonly leads a project team in planning and executing GIS implementations.

Recommends changes in development, maintenance, and system standards.
Develop and executing data conversion and creation of procedures that support migrations between systems and databases
Web publishing of map/image services to ArcGIS server; python scripting; geospatial data management system architecture/design.
Develop and implement data models, database designs, and table maintenance scripts; managing geodatabase replication
Working closely with business units on developing and applying suitable GIS solutions to aid strategic decisions
Work closely with GIS Manager to develop and improve business processes
Performs quality control on attribute information.
Staff training
Ability to work independently and use good judgment in routine and non-routine situations

Decision Making
Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.
Leadership Provided
Routinely provides work group leadership, guidance, and/or training to less experienced staff. Acts as team lead on large projects.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledges, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Knowledge of ESRI suite of GIS solution and tools including ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online; Background in Accela GIS, Python, SQL; understand of data modeling and general knowledge of parcel maintenance and land-based data.


Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience
Bachelors degree in GIS, geography, computer science or engineering (equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis).
5 years of specific GIS work experience.
Preferred Education & Experience
The ideal candidate will possess progressive experience in ESRI ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, 3D City Engine, and Accela GIS. Programming is strongly desired.
Licensures and Certifications
None required

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