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13 Mar 2018

Full-Time GIS Analyst

Utah County Government – Posted by KarenAllen11215 Anywhere

Job Description

POSITION: GIS ANALYST                                   Posting# 3056-0318sr


  • Supplemental Documents: Supplemental Questionnaire
  • College transcripts and/or diploma if related to position – internet printouts & photocopies are acceptable


STARTING SALARY: Step 38 $23.08 hourly, $1,846.25 bi-weekly, $48,002.45 annually


                Plus benefits packageStep increase available after completing probation and annually thereafter.


OPENING DATE: March 13, 2018                           CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


*All applications received by March 27, 2018 will be screened by the HR Office.

Those applicants meeting the specified qualifications will be referred for a hiring interview.  The Human Resources Office will continue to consider qualified candidates as needed until the position is filled.



The eligibility list created by this posting may be used to fill current full or part time vacancies

 and  full or part time vacancies and grant funded vacancies that occur within the next two (2) months

 For additional information see the job description at – –



Under general supervision of the GIS Manager, independently complete mapping projects and generate complex data to be stored in Utah County Government’s geographic information system (GIS).  Perform data quality and assurance activities.  This position may be assigned to a functional area of responsibility such as roads, addresses, survey data.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Act as the department’s expert in mapping and data generation activities.

Lead other employees performing mapping and data generation activities.

Prepare conference reports and make technical presentations.

Design and produce maps and other graphic products using GIS, CAD and other programs.

Prepare confidential information used by the County including use in civil and criminal litigation.

Develop mapping tools in Python and other object-oriented languages to produce maps and analyze geographic data.

Create and maintain geographic data sets that may either be mapping quality or survey quality that include entry, retrieval and evaluation of data usability.

Capture data in the field using global positioning system equipment, “heads-up” digitizing in the office, and other means.

Perform technical review of geographic data to determine accuracy and usability.

Provide maps and associated information to County departments, the public, and local, state, and federal agencies.

Perform analysis of geographic data sets to respond to requests from County departments, the public, and local, state, and federal agencies.

Maintain map plotting hardware assigned to the Department.



Knowledge of Windows NT/200, ArcGIS, AML, Access and other related GIS products

Knowledge of cartography and surveying techniques

Knowledge of project and employee leadership techniques

Skilled in advanced reading, writing, and math

Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contracted in the course of work activities

Ability to create detailed maps

Ability to clearly explain technical information


Equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in geography, cartography, GIS, or closely related field

And three (3) years work experience utilizing Arc/INFO software or other equivalent mapping products

Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.

How to Apply

EXAMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS: Individuals interested in the position must submit an official Utah County Government application and required attachments to the Utah County Office of Human Resource Management, 100 East Center, Suite 3800, Provo, UT  84606, by 5:00 PM on the closing date.    NO POSTMARKS OR RESUMES.   Additional information will not be accepted after the closing date.  The Human Resource Department will screen the applications for minimum qualifications.  The selection process will consist of a hiring interview, and may include any one, or a combination, of the following examinations: application and/or supplemental review/rating, written examination, performance test and/or oral examination.  The Human Resource Department reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to any of the examinations.

Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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