GIS/Modeling Position

Position Detail

Organization: Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS)
Title: GIS/Modeling Position
Location: Meridian, ID USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-01-11

Position Description:

The work in this position involves the performance of complex technical tasks, including travel demand modeling, geographic information systems, and database management. Additionally, the incumbent must be able to serve in a bridge role between technical tasks and planning activities, being able to interpret and clearly explain technical tools and results to both planning staff and other end-users of the information and be able to present data and outputs in an accessible, visual format. The incumbent must be able to discuss data needs with planning staff and end-users and recommend appropriate tools and methods to deliver the desired results.

The GIS/Modeling position must be able to contribute in a meaningful way to the agency goal of maintaining COMPASS’ position as a national leader in technical services and as the go-to source in the region for those services. Depending on skills and experience, the incumbent may serve in a leadership role for the technical planning professional team, providing strategy and work plans for the group, and mentoring, development and supervision of staff.

To learn more, please visit the COMPASS website,

To apply, submit resume, cover letter and salary history/requirements electronically to Megan Larsen at