Location: Olympia, WA
Summary of Duties
Thurston County is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of GIS Analyst I 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 I serves as a technical representative to GIS clients and users and is responsible for complete and accurate applications of spatial and non-spatial data. This position will focus on data editing in Thurston County's enterprise geodatabase environment. The incumbent must work independently and collaboratively as a technical expert providing technical support in spatial data capture, editing, use, and QA/QC.
Specific responsibilities include:
Work is performed in an office environment. 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:
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