Research Analyst 2 (GIS Analyst) w/ Oregon Department of Human ServicesRead Now
DHS's mission is the safety, health and independence for all Oregonians. We help Oregonians in their own communities achieve well-being and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity. We protect children who are abused or neglected. We serve seniors, people with disabilities. We help low-income people along the road to self-sufficiency with health coverage, job preparation, childcare and other supports. Our services are delivered in the least restrictive setting and in partnership with communities. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and we are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees.
DHS employs over 7,500 people, in more than 100 locations around the state, and delivers services through and in coordination with many community partners.
OHA is responsible for most state health services and for implementing health care reform in the state. The OHA mission is helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnership, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. OHA's work is organized to achieve three goals for Oregonians: improve lifelong health; increase the quality, reliability, and availability of care; and lower or contain the cost of care.
OHA employs over 4,500 people and provides services through many health care providers located throughout the state.
This position is housed under the Department of Human Services (DHS)/Shared Services. Positions within Shared Services provide services to DHS and OHA.
This employment opportunity is with the Budget, Planning and Analysis, which is part of the Department of Human Services. There are two full-time limited duration positions located in Salem (Summer St NE). One of these positions will spend 1-2 days a week working in Portland. The anticipated duration of one position is 17 months, while the other position is 24 months from date of hire. These positions are represented by a union.
This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancies and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
Duties & Responsibilities
The primary purpose of this position is to maintain/improve the accuracy, timeliness, and utility of program location data. As time allows and need arises, the position may be called upon to provide advice, analysis, and mapping services.
This position supports the assigned DHS|OHA program areas by collecting and validating data, analyzing and interpreting the data, and assisting DHS analysts, policy makers, and field managers to understand, work with, and utilize location data.
This position works under the guidance of the Lead GIS Functional Expert for DHS|OHA, although the incumbent will be expected to exercise independent judgment in working with internal and external staff, and in creating and implementing appropriate documentation, processes, controls, and timelines.
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