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GIS Programmer Analyst

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $7,136.13 - $8,120.67 Monthly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0835-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Information Technology Dept

Job Summary
The City of Salem IT Department is seeking a talented, highly motivated GIS professional to join our dynamic GIS team as Programmer Analyst. If you have a passion for solving challenging problems and building innovative solutions that have a direct impact on your community, then this is the place for you. We pride ourselves on providing opportunities for professional growth, a friendly, engaging work environment, and a great work-life balance.

As a GIS Programmer Analyst, you will serve as the primary resource on application development projects and business system integration projects, provide application troubleshooting and support, and research and recommend new technical geospatial solutions for City services. You work will focus on the needs of the Public Works Department to provide innovative solutions for their diverse service offerings and mobile workforce. You will develop and implement GIS solutions and work as part of a team to advance Salem in smart city initiatives.

In this position, you will plan, organize, and conduct business process and system analysis to improve performance and provide solutions for organizational needs and efficiencies. You may serve as an administrator and a functional expert for City business systems and will contribute to solutions that meet overall City and department technical strategies.

You will work with a variety of stakeholders and team members, including department staff, IT technical staff and vendors to ensure successful, timely delivery of projects and solutions, while working within the scope of business expectations and system needs and constraints. In addition to serving as a primary resource for Public Works, you will be a part of the enterprise GIS team to develop smart and sustainable solutions.

If you want to become an integral part of the City's daily business operations that provide services to over 1000 City employees, its departments, and our local community, then this job is for you.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • A bachelor's degree in geography, geographic information systems, management information systems, cartography, environmental science, planning, engineering, computer science, information technology, software engineering or related course of study; and three (3) years GIS experience which included designing, creating, maintaining and analyzing geospatial and tabular data; and writing GIS script or applications programming; or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Must pass the criminal background check necessary to obtain Criminal Justice Information System clearance and Law Enforcement Data System certification within 30 days of hire (clearance must be maintained throughout employment).
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) Certification.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience leading projects, application design and development, working in a team environment, and providing support for an enterprise public utility management application.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for IT GIS Programmer Analyst or view by clicking here .

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .


Posted: 2021-03-15 Expires: 2021-04-15

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