GIS Data Solutions Analyst I – North Central Texas Council of Governments

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Using specialized desktop GIS software such as ArcGIS Pro for creation, maintenance, and visualization of specialized geographic datasets
  • Using specialized data analysis tools and platforms such as SQL Server, R, Pandas, Access, Excel, and others for the creation, maintenance, and analysis of large datasets
  • Assisting with the creation of maps, reports, dashboards, presentations, and other materials to succinctly display and summarize relevant data and communicate the results of analyses
  • Using basic knowledge of online mapping platforms and tools such as ArcGIS Online to distribute data and maps to external users as appropriate
  • Using basic knowledge of scripting languages commonly associated with GIS and data analysis such as Python, ArcPy, R, SQL, and others to automate and streamline analysis tasks
  • Assisting with data maintenance operations including gathering, cleaning, geocoding, and integrating data from multiple sources; compiling, inventorying, and maintaining databases; and converting data to and from various formats
  • Conducting assisted research that includes external communication and, on rare occasions, fieldwork
  • Assisting with the evaluation of information and data from outside sources to determine the quality of input data sources
  • Staying current on GIS and data analysis technologies and techniques through interaction with other professionals and review of industry literature
  • Coordinating with internal and external stakeholders

Required Skills

  • Functional knowledge of fundamental GIS principles and the ESRI ArcGIS platform, including manipulation of GIS datasets, spatial analysis, and interactive online mapping applications
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze large datasets using a variety of analysis tools including but not limited to ArcGIS
  • Functional knowledge of at least one common programming/scripting language used in data analysis, including but not limited to Python, ArcPy, Pandas, R, or SQL
  • Functional knowledge of basic principles of cartography and demonstrated ability to create mapping products for a variety of audiences
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, with an ability to manage multiple assignments/tasks and work well in a deadline-driven environment without diminishing quality of work
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods
  • One year of job-related experience or less

Starting Salary Range

$51,874.00 – $62,248.80 annually

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