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GIS Analyst

Company: City of Pearland, TX
Location: Pearland
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you a recent college graduate seeking a rewarding career in GIS with an organization of service? If so we have exactly what you are looking for!The City of Pearland is seeking a GIS Analyst to join their growing team.ABOUT THE CITY OF PEARLANDPearland is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas due to affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods, and superb quality of life. Ranked as one of the top ten safest cities in Texas, Pearland residents know their families are safe and secure in the community and surrounding areas. Our close proximity to Houston, just a short 20-minute drive to downtown, allows residents to experience all the city has to offer including professional sports, world-class cultural amenities, and recreation. Employees of the City of Pearland use multi-directional communication and cross-functional teams to promote a greater understanding of the organization by employees at all levels. We have created a culture of continuous learning that encourages and supports employee development and growth. Our work environment is one where innovation is not only supported but encouraged.A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A GIS ANALYSTA successful candidate will have the ability to apply critical thinking skills and sound judgement while working collaboratively and proactively with colleagues at all levels of the organization to solve problems and find sustainable solutions. As is expected of all City of Pearland employees, any candidate is expected to operate in accordance with the City's Organization Values:

  • Trust: We build trust by providing excellent service, honoring it through accountability and effective communication.
  • Respect: We act with kindness and empathy; embracing diversity and inclusion.
  • Integrity: We are honest, ethical and do the right things for the right reasons.
  • Teamwork: We are a caring workplace made up of a team working towards a shared purpose. We collaborate and support each other.
  • Ownership: This is our city, we are invested and dedicated to its continuous success. We take pride in all we do.
  • Innovation: We are progressive thinkers who embrace the challenge of continuous improvement.The GIS Analyst will help support economic development and provide assistance in identifying investment areas, infrastructure assets which are mapped and counted, Master Plans of Land Use, Parks, Water, Sewer, Storm and Transportation can use the information provided by GIS. This position works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.Essential Functions:Manage database structure.Assist with the development and implementation of GIS technology and standards.Assist with data gathering, conversion, analysis, manipulation and processing of geospatial data using GIS software.Assist with troubleshooting GIS software issues.Assist with testing GIS system software upgrades and patches.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:The preferred way to obtain the minimum knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position are listed below. The City reserves the right to allow substitutions in the event that a candidate or incumbent exceeds requirements in one area but may be deficient in another. Requires a Bachelor's Degree in environmental science, geomatics, GIS technology or closely related field.Requires one to two years geographic information system or closely related experience.Special Certifications and Licenses:Class C Driver's License

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Keywords: City of Pearland, TX, Pearland , GIS Analyst, Professions , Pearland, Texas

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