SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The GIS Analyst II is assigned more complex and demanding clients. Incumbents work independently as technical experts
providing leadership, guidance, technical support, and direction in spatial data capture, use, analysis and QA/QC. Specific
responsibilities include providing direct customer support for the generally non-technical public, data stewardship of various
GIS data sets, and GIS analysis in support of a wide range of projects/tasks.
This position deals directly with the public and internal county customers, providing technical and mapping services and
supporting the use of the county’s GIS (GeoData) website by the public and county offices/departments. Additional key
responsibilities include: Development and maintenance of cartographic products, management of data sharing processes
and agreements, and performance of GIS analysis for county offices.
Associate’s degree in computer science, management information, engineering, geography, or related field. Bachelor’s
degree is preferred. Additional experience, which demonstrates progressive increasing responsibilities, may substitute for
education on a year for year basis.
Two years of experience with GIS mapping related field work or applied use of GIS technology responsibility. Experience
must include a demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following to successfully perform the essential job functions
of the position:
1) Thorough knowledge of hardware including personal computers, network servers, communication devices, printers,
2) Thorough knowledge of software including network and desktop operating systems, office automation,
programming languages, database products.
3) Thorough knowledge of system and network security.
Current Washington State Driver’s License or have requested and obtained an appropriate accommodation.
Experience supporting GIS services and business needs in a multi-functional, multi-agency environment. Very skilled with
Esri GIS products including ArcGIS Version 10.0. Experience supporting customers with various experience levels.
Cartographic skills and the ability to create and maintain maps and map products. Ability to work collaboratively. Excellent
communication skills at the interpersonal, small group and written level. Experience editing data with a versioned SDE
database. Skills in managing and administering spatial and non-spatial data including data development and data
maintenance. Experience installing and troubleshooting Esri GIS products. Experience with creating and maintaining
metadata in an ArcSDE environment. Ability to use and create automated processes using model-builder and/or other
automation tools. Ability to conduct public presentations, GIS training and tutoring.