Senior GIS Analyst

Klamath County
Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States
$34.41 - $43.53 USD hourly
Klamath County is located in beautiful southern Oregon and home to the city of Klamath Falls, known as the state’s City of Sunshine with over 300 days of sunshine annually!  Klamath County offers everything for outdoor adventurers as well as a unique and diverse art community.  We are home to Oregon Institute of Technology and Kingsley Field Air Base, where the 173rd Fighter Wing resides. For more information about living in this community, please visit https://lifeinklamath.com/

Klamath County seeks to find candidates who want to make this beautiful area their home and are looking for a position where their contributions are valued and recognized.  Below is a brief overview of the Senior GIS Analyst positionPlease contact Human Resources for a more in-depth description of the job and more details on our extensive benefits package.

General Position Summary

Essential Functions
The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.
  • Perform complex, geospacial programming, data analysis, and local and web-based GIS application development, including maintenance of existing systems and research and development for future enhancements.
  • Design and carry out GIS procedures, both simple and complex; perform needed programming for data creation, analysis, project reporting, data conversion, data transfer, and map production.
  • Compile and integrate cartographic data from a wide variety of sources for inclusion in maps; create and edits meta data, using GPS and digitizing techniques; create and edits maps, integrate a range of data formats, and using appropriate technology.
  • Assist the IT Department to install, troubleshoot and maintain GIS software.
  • Grant research, writing and management.
Salary and Benefits
This is an hourly, non-exempt position, with a wage range of $ 34.41- $ 43.53 per hour.  The pay range listed here reflects the FULL pay range for this position for the current fiscal year.  Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.
Klamath County also offers a generous benefits package, including County contributions to health insurance, County contributions to a retirement plan, paid life insurance, paid short term disability, paid time off and more! 
Klamath County recognizes and understands the importance of being able to care for yourself and loved ones when your health and safety are affected.  To show our support during those difficult events, Klamath County offers all of its employees up to 12 weeks of fully employer paid leave per benefit year for qualifying events. 

Supervisory Responsibilities
There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.


Education, Certification, & Experience
  • Extensive knowledge and experience utilizing ESRI mapping products in a local Government environment.
  • Must have a high level of proficiency in the management and manipulation of relational databases with regard to GIS integration.
  • Experience in creating clear and concise cartographic products.
  • Ability to provide professional services to technically varied customers.
  • Current Oregon Driver’s License
Job specification knowledge of:
Cartography, Geomatics, Geography, Cadastral Mapping, Spatial Analysis, Data Conversion, Large Format Printing, GIS Project Management, GIS Program Management, Communicate effectively; speaking and writing, Database Management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS Software Suite Database software; Excel Development software; Word Internet software; Python Project Management software; Visual Basic Spreadsheet software and Windows Word Processing software.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Work Schedule
The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management.  It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work.  Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.  Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

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