Geographic Information System Analyst

Overview

This announcement will be used to fill the current opening for a GIS Analyst in our District 6, Rigby location. If you have previously applied for a GIS Analyst position and wish to be considered for the current opening, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.

Responsibilities:

Create, update and maintain relational databases of highway related information such as noise, signs, wetlands, right-of-way, materials sources, assets and road features.
Create map products, including image, hard-copy and web.
Work with GPS equipment including mission planning, field collection, different correction and conversion to GIS format.  This may also include training others in the use of GPS.
Develop basic scripts or programs as needed to automate data and map creation and maintenance.
Import and export GIS and other data products for use by ITD and ITD’s partners.
Work with other districts, headquarters personnel and outside agencies to insure consistent data.
Assist in training other district personnel in the use of GIS.
Be the lead and subject matter expert for GIS in the district.
Assist staff in operations, maintenance, engineering, planning, scheduling, survey, and right-of-way tasks.
Minimum Qualifications:

Some knowledge of computer programming languages or any object-oriented language commonly used in the development of GIS programs.
Some knowledge of principles of database design and management.
Good knowledge of geographic information systems.
Good knowledge of cartographic principles.
Experience operating, applying, and programming ESRI software products in a work environment.

About Idaho Transportation

Are you ready to work for a dynamic, award winning state agency that is dedicated to a Constructive Culture while we focus on the transportation needs of the people of Idaho? This may be your opportunity to put your Geographic Information System knowledge, skills and experience to work for the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD). The statewide Geospatial Information Systems team is responsible to provide geographic information products and services through the development of spatially enabled applications, databases, mapping products, analysis, education and technical support.