Job Details

GIS Analyst

City of Salem, Salem, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/24/2019

The City of Salem is looking for a GIS Analyst. The vacancy is within the Public Works Operations Division Technical Services Section. The position will be the operational technical lead of the City of Salem's water utility data repository and analysis needs. The position will serve in the Public Works UAS program as UAV a pilot. The position will be involved in cutting edge geospatial analytics, data science and machine learning, and real time analytics. The position will work in a team environment that supports the entire Public Works Department.

What are the minimum qualifications?
Must pass the pre-employment background check.
Must have an Oregon Driver license and have a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
Bachelor's degree in geography, planning, engineering, business, computer technology or related course of study; and two years GIS experience which included designing, creating, maintaining and analyzing geospatial and tabular data; and writing GIS script or applications programming, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
Must pass the FAA Part 107 exam within 6 months from date of hire and maintain certification during employment.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for GIS Analyst or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

Click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application and supplemental questionnaire.

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