GIS Analyst

Website City of Acworth

Bring your vacation time with you (up to 120 hours)
40 hours vacation & 40 hours sick time on start day.
6 Weeks paid parental leave.
$1,000 Hiring Incentive with another $1,000 incentive in August 2023.

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Position Summary
This position performs technical assistance work associated with the development and maintenance of the City’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related technology.

Position Description

Produces, maintains, and updates City geospatial data; customizes data to reflect specific information of requesting parties; assures accuracy of data; and maintains metadata.
Prioritizes projects in order to meet deadlines; and produces routine documents to include, but not be limited to, maps and materials for distribution to City departments and to the public.
Provides operational support to City departments through the production of maps, reports, spatial analysis, and other geographical-related information.
Develops and maintains web and/or mobile mapping applications for use by City departments and the public; publishes GIS web services; and assists in maintaining GIS website.
Digitizes, scans, or otherwise converts maps, plats, plans, surveys, and similar paper documents into electronic and/or GIS format.
Performs tasks associated with routine operation and application of the GIS such as: assisting with design and development of databases; creating and editing data; researching problems to find solutions; and documenting procedures.
Provides assistance to end users of GIS applications and technology; troubleshoots issues; and provides basic training as needed.
Manages, produces, and/or distributes according to need and purpose a variety of media including various forms, reports, correspondence, technical reports, graphs, presentations, database records, technical manuals, maps, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, and/or other documentation.
Utilizes word processing, database, mapping, geographical information system (GIS), or other computer programs to enter, retrieve, review, or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; performs routine set-up, installation, and troubleshooting for computers and software; and provides assistance to other computer users in the department.
Attends meetings as needed.
Maintains a comprehensive awareness of new technologies, methods, trends and advances in the profession; participates in training and develops new, relevant skills; reads professional literature; maintains knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; maintains professional affiliations; and attends workshops, conferences, and professional meetings as appropriate.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

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