GIS Analyst

Company Name: Cowlitz PUD
Phone Number: 360-501-9220
City: Longview
State/Provence: WA
Zip: 98632
Job Title: GIS Analyst
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: March 17, 2016
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: hours

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the District’s ArcMap/ArcFM based Geographic Information System (GIS) and work order management systems, and for providing a high level of technical support, and services to personnel in digital mapping and District asset management. Some of the essential duties and responsibilities include: Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Districts specialized and dedicated GIS, work design, and work order management software and systems. Acts as a technical resource in assisting users to trouble-shoot and resolve problems with specialized GIS systems; recommends solutions. Maintain and validate the data integrity and accuracy of the Districts GIS and work order management systems with respect to property information, customer data, electrical facilities and equipment by reconciling information gathered from various District documents, processes, employees and outside agencies. May involve mapping research in the field or in the office. Enter new map data using digital files, hard copy graphics, such as asbuilts, CAD drawings, or job maps as well as through digitizing and data entry. Participate in the development of long-range planning goals relating to the Districts GIS and work order management systems and computer hardware and software requirements including upgrades, software and output/reporting processes. Produce, develop and deliver map products and related documents as requested for all departments. Demonstrated abilities to operate a variety of related equipment such as plotter, printer, digital camera, and GPS unit.

Experience Required:

Qualified candidates will possess: Minimum qualifications: Associates degree or equivalent course work from a vocational or technical school, in geographic information systems, geography, planning or computer science plus a minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience providing GIS functions. Preference may be given for Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Geography or related field from an accredited four-year college or university.

How to Apply:

Cowlitz PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. This recruitment will remain open until Friday, April 15, 2016. To apply for this position you must complete the District’s application, which can be found at and provide a cover letter, resume and answers to the supplemental questions. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Posting End Date: April 15, 2016