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Senior GIS Analyst - Houston, TX #4816357

Company: Houston-Galveston Area Council

Date: 04/16/2018

Category: Biotechnology / Pharmaceuticals

City: Houston, TX

Senior GIS Analyst

Location: Houston-Galveston Area Council

Job Code: DS14007 - Brooks

# of openings: 1


Job Title: Senior GIS Analyst

Job Grade: 7

Job ID: DS14007

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

H-GAC Overview

Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.


We invite you to bring your enthusiasm and talent to H-GAC in the capacity of a Senior GIS Analyst. In this role you will help to administer the enterprise GIS system at the agency while providing support for issues related to GIS for agency GIS users. Key responsibilities include extensive GIS database management through scripting techniques for the importing, exporting, appending, updating, and replacing of data within the ArcSDE environment. Experience in all ArcGIS platforms as well as the programming language Python is highly recommended for success in this role. This individual will also be involved in the management and processing of all GIS data sales from the H-GAC website. ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online experience is also recommended to carry out tasks such as GIS web service management, web map and web app creation, and aerial imagery processing and management when required. As a Senior GIS Analyst, you will lend support on GIS projects within the 911 GIS team often as well as any other GIS projects within the agency that need help or guidance. The best candidate will have knowledge of the most current GIS software and platforms as well as demonstrated skills in database administration and programming.


The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Geography, Management Information Systems, or related field.

  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.

  • Five (5) years’ experience in geographic information systems analysis and design work

  • Experience in most current versions of GIS software and Python programming language

  • Experience in testing, installing and implementing GIS programs and troubleshooting system issues.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Eight (8) years experience in all of the above requirements.

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H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.

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