GIS Analyst – Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands

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SALARY: $16.35 – $19.00 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 10/18/18
CLOSING DATE: 11/01/18 11:59 PM


This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.


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PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1594 W North Temple Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

RECRUITER INFORMATION: Christa Rowland, 801-538-4826


Job Title: GIS Analyst
Job Description:
Are you a GIS Analyst looking for an exciting career in Natural Resources working with Forestry, Wildland Fire and Sovereign Lands in the Great State of Utah? The Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (FFSL) in the Utah Department of Natural Resources, is looking for the right person to fill a GIS Analyst position to support our mission. This is an exciting GIS position, working with a great team. We offer a flexible schedule, tele-commuting opportunities, and occasional travel through Utah.

Principal Duties:
Support the GIS and mapping needs of FFSL Design, configure, create and support GIS tools, workflows, integration’s, spatial databases and methods for data collection, processing, interpretation and display Create, publish, update and maintain FFSL’s GIS data, maps and services Support field work and wildland fire incidents with GIS and other duties as needed Assist with the coordination of GIS data, projects and activities between FFSL programs, area offices, state and federal agencies, cities, counties, special service districts, and other organizations Perform spatial analysis and modeling

The Ideal Candidate:
GIS certification from an accredited college or university, the Geographic Information Systems Certification Institute (GISCI), or Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)
At least 1 year of direct GIS experience
A positive, open-minded and collaborative outlook and attitude
A strong work ethic
Problem solving skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Experience and/or knowledge with GIS work in Natural Resources and/or Wildland Fire

Specialized GIS skills such as programming, scripting, advanced cartography, web-mapping, spatial modeling, COGO/Legal Descriptions, etc

Experience with using and administering ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Server/Portal

*Preference maybe given to applicants who have the knowledge and experience in Natural Resources Management; particularly in forestry, wetlands ecology,
river systems, wildfire risk mitigation and wildfire suppression. Preference may also be given to applicants who are proficient with the latest ESRI suite of
Applications and Workflows (ArcGIS Pro, Online, Server/Portal, Collector, Survey 123, Operations Dashboard, etc.)

GIS Systems Analyst – Utah County

Posting #:3056-1018sr
Job Title: GIS Systems Analyst
Opening Date/Time:  October 12, 2018
Closing Date/Time:  November 12, 2018
Salary: Grade 511 Step A – G $2,121.79 – $2,437.58 Biweekly
Job Type: Full Time
Number of Openings:1

Under general supervision of the GIS Manager, independently complete mapping projects; generate, maintain and provide quality control of complex data to be stored in Utah County Government’s geographic information system (GIS); and design, develop, maintain and/or program GIS applications.  This position may be assigned to provide general or specific GIS support for a county department, function or project.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Design, create, implement, manage, maintain, and document Geographical Information Systems and data using ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise Server, ESRI Enterprise Geodatabases, Oracle, and other software that support and enhance Utah County business functions and inform the public.
2. Design and produce maps and other graphic products using GIS, CAD and other programs for county personnel, local, state, and federal agencies and the public.
3. Perform high-level spatial analysis of geographic data sets to respond to requests from county departments, local, state, and federal agencies and the public.
4. Design, develop, maintain and/or program GIS applications and other tools using Python, VB.NET, Javascript, IOS, C#, Swift, SQL, HTML, or other languages or other GIS application development tools such as Spillman RMS and CAD 911 system modules, Collector for ArcGIS, Operational Dashboard for ArcGIS, AppStudio for ArcGIS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS to assist county personnel acquire, catalog, normalize, display, analyze and integrate spatial data with other enterprise data to enhance its usefulness and accessibility.
5. Perform highly responsible technical work in systems design and implementation.
6. Perform high-level technical review of geographic information, GIS and 3rd party software to determine accuracy and usability.
7. Provide technical assistance to county departments, other government agencies, and the public in implementing GIS projects including training county employees in GIS procedures and software.
8. Capture data in the field using global positioning system equipment and other means.
9. Prepare confidential information used by the county including use in civil and criminal litigation.
10. Prepare conference reports and make technical presentations.
11. Assist the GIS Manager in other support operations of a multi-department GIS enterprise.
12. Assist the GIS Manager in establishing long-range direction for GIS in County.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise Server and other related GIS products
  • Knowledge of civil engineering, public safety 911 systems, cartography, cartographic principles, and surveying techniques
  • Knowledge of GIS application programming and design tools and ability to produce applications and tools using at least a few of the following: Python, IOS, Android, ArcGIS Runtime SDK’s, C#, Javascript, Java, Swift, SQL, VB.Net, Spillman RMS and CAD systems, Collector for ArcGIS, Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS, AppStudio for ArcGIS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS
  • Knowledge of project and employee leadership techniques
  • Skilled in advanced reading, writing, and math
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contracted in the course of work activities
  • Ability to create detailed maps
  • Ability to clearly explain technical information orally and in writing

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no direct supervisory responsibility but does serve as a coach and mentor for other
positions in the department.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment but is also performed for sustained periods outdoors and occasionally in hot, cold, or inclement weather. This position exposes incumbent to possible bodily injury when conducting field work. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as a laptop, desktop, smart phone, photocopiers, shredders, and filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use manual dexterity to handle, feel, and operate objects, tools and controls, and reach with hands and arms. This employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time, stand, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to type, file and lift office supplies up to 30 pounds.

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work
Incumbent must work 40 hours each week to maintain full-time status. There is availability to work out a flex schedule ahead of time that works for both the County and the employee. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

This position requires up to 5 percent travel.

Required Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, or a closely related field.
2. One (1) year of work experience in GIS application development using Python, VB.NET, Javascript, IOS, C#, Swift, SQL, HTML, or other object-oriented languages and/or other GIS application development tools such as Collector for ArcGIS, Operational Dashboard for ArcGIS, AppStudio for ArcGIS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS, or providing GIS support for Spillman Dispatch Systems.
3. Equivalent combinations of education and experience that include one (1) year of work experience in GIS application may also be considered.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
1. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain a valid State of Utah driver’s license within 60 days of employment
2. Selected applicant may be subject to, and must pass, a background check
AAP/EEO Statement
It is the policy of Utah County Government to assure equal employment opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic status or gender identity.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.
Utah County Government is a drug-free workplace.

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GIS Intern – Parks and Recreation – Sandy City

Sandy City, Utah

  • Type:Part Time, Non-benefited
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00-$14.00/hour
  • Posted Date:09/07/2018

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.  Department will begin reviewing applications September 14, 2018. Position may close any time after this date.  However, applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled.

STATUS: Part-Time (non-benefited, <29 hrs/wk). Typically 10-20 hours per week. Schedule can be flexible to work with school class schedule

SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation or his/her designee, assists the Parks & Recreation department with GPS data collection, GIS layer editing, map preparation and printing, and GIS analysis. May work with other city departments and outside agencies.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A current undergraduate or graduate student in GIS, geography, cartography, databases, or related subject. Related experience preferred but not required. Requires a valid Utah Driver’s License. Knowledge of GIS; cartographic principles; nomenclature, symbols, principles and mathematics of mapping; map interpretation; ArcGIS; Microsoft Excel; Geocoding; spreadsheets; word processing software; Local Area Network principles; correct English usage, spelling, and grammar. Responsibility for the care, condition, and use of computer equipment; provision of maps, charts, graphs, and related information. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing; ability to follow complex written and oral instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships. Requires regular use of office equipment including computer equipment, large format copiers and plotters, calculators, field equipment such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and telephone system. Requires use of personal or city vehicle.

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NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online at If you don’t have access to a computer you can visit Sandy City Human Resources office to apply at 10000 Centennial Parkway (10000 So. 170 W) Sandy Utah. Sandy City will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the examination and selection process. If you have special needs or questions, please call 801-568-7151.  Sandy City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, protected veteran’s status or other classes protected by applicable federal, state and local employment law. Sandy City is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must pass drug test before hire.

Technical Support Specialist II – AGRC

Job #:17344
Job Title: Technical Support Specialist II / AGRC
Opening Date/Time:  Tue. 09/25/18 12:00 AM Mountain Time
Closing Date/Time:  Tue. 10/09/18 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $24.55 – $37.90 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake County, Utah
Department: 110 Department of Technology Service
Number of Openings:1
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
Criminal Background Check: You must successfully pass a criminal history check.
Physical Address: State Office Building 350 No State Street Salt Lake City, Utah
Recruiter Information: Kris Haslam – 801-537-9104 –

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