The Washington State House Democratic Caucus has an immediate opening for a GIS/Data Analyst who will serve as the technical lead on the implementation and management of the Geographic Information System (GIS) framework to support the redistricting process for Washington State. This position will work on operational activities, manage data, create easily assessable data visualizations, and coordinate activities around data intake from different parties. The position will also coordinate with the Commissioner appointed by the House Democratic Caucus and staff on the development of draft and final redistricting plans.
Washington State Redistricting Commission is a unique organization, formed once every 10 years in conjunction with the decennial U.S. Census to redraw the state’s legislative and congressional district boundaries based on Census results.
The Legislature appoints the Washington State Redistricting Commission that is made up of four voting members and a nonvoting chair. When redistricting is completed, the commission will close its doors. A new commission has been appointed this year to ensure that Washington residents are fairly represented in Congress and the state Legislature. For more information about the Redistricting Commission, click here to visit our website.
Working under the guidance of the Commissioner and policy staff, the GIS Analyst will provide develop redistricting maps based on public input and on PL 94-171 data expected from the US Census Bureau by mid-August.
The GIS Analyst will:
We are most interested in candidates who possess the following: