Summary of Duties
Thurston County is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of GIS Analyst II within the Information Technology Department GeoData team.
Information Technology provides desktop, network, application, telecommunication, and geographical information system (GIS) services to about 1200 employees in County offices and departments in various locations throughout the County. The GeoData team is responsible for GIS services including spatial data, mapping, and data analysis for County internal customers and the public.
A GIS Analyst II serves as a technical representative to GIS clients and users and is responsible for complete, accurate, and complex applications involving spatial and non-spatial data analysis. The incumbent must work independently and collaboratively as a technical expert providing leadership, guidance, technical support, and direction in spatial data capture, editing, use, analysis, and QA/QC.
Specific responsibilities include, but would not be limited to:
Work is performed in an office environment and/or remotely using Microsoft Teams and e-mail for regular communication. The position requires the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. Manual hand-dexterity to adequately manipulate computer components and operate a keyboard is essential. Sight is necessary to operate programs and systems and aid in diagnosing issues.
To be successful in this position, candidates will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities required to support GIS services and business needs in a multi-functional, multi-agency environment:
Other Position Related Information
Thurston County Information Technology Department Mission:
We partner with our customers to deliver public services that promote a vibrant community.
We are united as effective stewards of public resources delivering exceptional services that meet customer business needs.