The King County GIS Center is seeking an experienced GIS Specialist-Senior. The GIS Specialist-Senior will perform a full range of GIS development and application tasks, including web applications, spatial analysis, and map design/production, in support of high-priority GIS projects and services for a large, diverse community of clients. Perform all elements of design, development, and maintenance of spatial and tabular data related to real property, urban and regional planning, land use and zoning, transportation, parks and recreation, solid waste management, water and land resources, community and human services, and public health. Develop and nurture effective working relationships with all project clients. Lead project teams and act as a mentor for other staff where appropriate, in alignment with project management and technical requirements.
The GIS Specialist-Senior will perform spatial research and analysis to assess current conditions, identify potential benefits and impacts of client projects, and optimize services to internal clients and to the public. Prepare data, mapping, visualization products, and workflows to support client projects and business needs. Carry out data stewardship duties for a broad, diverse range of spatial and tabular GIS data related to real property, urban and regional planning, land use and zoning, transportation, parks and recreation, solid waste management, water and land resources, community and human services, and public health. Perform all aspects of raster data development and maintenance necessary in support of client projects, including terrain analysis and creation of analytical products.
King County Department of Information Technology (KCIT)
KCIT uses the power of technology to digitally transform King County. Building vibrant communities through digital equity and social justice, KCIT offers innovative solutions that engage, empower, and serve our residents, businesses, communities and interested stakeholders. As the first-place recipient of the 15th annual National Association of Counties (NACo) Digital Counties Survey, KCIT is recognized for its vision, strategy, innovation, and collaboration. KCIT has a focus of delivering smart technology solutions that support customers, building stronger communities through innovation.
KCIT is providing the building blocks for many of the region's most critical services. As the business solutions partner, we collaborate with the 18 County departments to develop products and services that better serve the needs of our customers and our community. To learn more about KCIT, please visit: http://kingcounty.gov/depts/it.aspx
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.
The normal workweek for this position is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Alternative work schedules may be considered. This position is not eligible for overtime pay.
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