Geographic Information Spatial Analyst Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Jun 12, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

As a senior member of the Agency Geospatial Services Branch in the Geographic Information Systems Division of the Department of Information Technology, the Spatial Analyst III is a technical and business expert in the field of geospatial technology, responsible for providing a wide range of technologically-based geographic solutions to county agencies and the public. Key responsibilities of this position include: developing and managing complex projects to support GIS initiatives; consulting with agencies' GIS and information technology analysts to determine requirements for GIS solutions and data; managing and participating in the development of custom GIS applications; utilizing the GIS to perform complex, high-level spatial analysis; supporting the GIS Division’s internal and external web presences; managing the use of the county’s web GIS organizations; developing and implementing GIS training; providing GIS technical support; responding to inquiries regarding GIS products and services; and communicating GIS capabilities and initiatives. Assists with developing objectives, performance measures, budgets, and staffing requirements for the operational needs. Participates in the development of technical summaries, papers, and presentations. Attends and presents GIS-related content at workshops, meetings, and professional conferences. Provides support to the county Emergency Operations Center in times of activation. Performs related work as required.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Bachelor's degree in computer science, geography or related field which included coursework in Oracle and/or another complex database platform; plus two years of experience in working with and developing systems utilizing GIS platforms such as ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop or Server software suites; or performing GIS modeling (e.g., relationship classes, topologies, 3-D, object, data) and spatial analysis (e.g., proximity analysis, image analysis, routing analysis).

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work well with others in a team environment and to work independently with little supervision. Six years of GIS project experience, including two years with a large multi-user geographic information system conducting advanced level spatial analysis. Extensive experience with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop applications, including both ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap and their extensions, including Spatial, Network, Business, and Geostatistical Analyst. At least four years of experience developing applications with ArcGIS Online and/or ArcGIS Enterprise Portal. Experience managing users and content in a web GIS organization. Database experience (e.g., SQL queries, Entity Relationship diagram creation) including SDE and Oracle or MS SQL. Familiarity with ETL processes for geographic data. Project and systems management experience. Excellent organizational skills.

Duties are generally sedentary, performed in a normal office environment. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to lift 50 pound rolls of printer paper. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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