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.


Employees hired for this recruitment will be subject to the Driver Eligibility standards found at the following link:

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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GIS Software Developer II – Ada County, Idaho

Salary: $72,000.00 Annually
Location: Boise, ID
Job Type: Full-Time with Benefits
Department: Information Technology
Job Number: 00048

Job Link: HERE

General Summary
GIS software developers typically work as part of a team to develop GIS based applications and tools and maintain software programs to support the needs of the County.  Additional tasks may include programmatically analyzing and processing spatial data, creating scripts to automate tasks, or designing database tables to support GIS based applications.

Additional duties can involve project development and project management. Many of the GIS software developer’s work hours might be spent sitting at a desk and computer.

Located in the heart of downtown Boise, Ada County IT features a dynamic and progressive department. Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. The GIS Developer II works under general supervision and takes more of a lead role on larger projects.  The GIS Developer II position requires advanced programming skills.

Essential Functions

  • Perform advanced programming and application development, which may include determining requirements, design, implementation, testing and deployment of large, usually multi-function, cross platform applications involving one or more interfaces with multiple end users;
  • Debugs programs, prepares systems test data, and prepares program documentation;
  • Modifies, maintains, and updates existing programs;
  • Coordinates with system users to determine final objectives, desired reports, historical data to be preserved, and data sources;
  • Analyzes user needs and evaluates options to determine the best solution;
  • Utilizes a variety of object oriented programming and scripting languages to develop enterprise GIS software solutions;
  • Coordinate with GIS and IT professionals to ensure successful delivery of data, products, and services;
  • Develop scripts for automation of image processing and photogrammetry software;
  • Adhere to Agile methodologies when managing and participating in group projects;
  • Develops project plans and coordinates enterprise GIS projects;
  • Lead project work teams and coordinate production tasks on a project specific basis;
  • Develop project requirements, execution plans, and scope of work;
  • Coordinate GIS services with county professionals;
  • Provide quality assurance and quality control for projects involving consultants;
  • May promote GIS services to client base and manage customer relationships;
  • May develop and provide GIS training.


  • Performs related functions as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in GIS, Geography, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • At least 3 years development experience;
  • Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to critically evaluate information;
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of professionals;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and present ideas logically and effectively;
  • Ability to analyze problems, draw appropriate conclusions and recommend an effective course of action;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish department goals.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license;
  • Must pass a criminal background investigation;
  • Incumbents may be required to provide their own transportation for travel between various county offices and departments.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment and the employee in this class is subject to inside environmental conditions;
  • Work may require the incumbent to perform GIS troubleshooting in the field;
  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.;
  • Requires frequent repetitive movement of the wrists, hands, and fingers.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in the job. This job description is not an employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.



REPORTS TO: Project Manager

STATUS: Non-Exempt

HIRING RANGE: $66,708-$80,000


This position is responsible for performing geographic information system GIS functions, programming and to provide support in developing technical reports and presentations; and to serve as technical support resource for various software applications and to other District departments, outside agencies, and the public.


1. Composes, inputs, manipulates, reviews and maintains electronic Spatial Data in various. Creates and analyzes district facilities, asset geometry, easements, rights-of-ways, and land classifications as part of the Federal RRA Irrigation water program.

2. Manipulates data layers from different sources, including CAD, into correct coordinate systems.

3. Studies, analyzes, and interprets various engineering plans and documents, compares to previous plans and reviews for changes, for GIS data creation.

4. Prepares maps, charts, and graphics for District, consultant, and public use. Works with outside consultants as directed to produce datasets and maps using GIS related software.

5. Assists in conducting or overseeing field inspections, project coordination, and data analyses at District projects and facilities.

6. Uses specialized GIS skills such as GIS tool customization, scripting, advanced cartography, spatial modeling, web map creation, geodatabase design, creation, and maintenance, etc.

7. Exercises demonstrated experience in configuring ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, Web App Builder, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Portal and other GIS-related programs.

Bachelor’s degree in GIS or geography with experience in CAD systems, plus six years experience related to job tasks or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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Planner I – Mountainland Association of Governments

Position: Planner I

Department: Regional Planning

Status: Full Time, 40 hours per week

Salary: Grade 17;  $48,314 starting rate, DOE, plus benefits

Application: Candidates must submit via email or fax a standard MAG application and optional resume by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018.  Application materials should be submitted to, or fax to 801-229-3671.  Application is available at

Minimum Qualifications:              

1. Minimum BS or BA degree in Geography, Urban Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Civil Engineering, or other related discipline AND

2. Two years related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

1. Familiarity with land use/transportation planning concepts.

2. Familiarity with general plan concepts.

3. Knowledge of geographic data analysis techniques.

4. Knowledge of census and other demographic data products.

5. Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, emphasis on Excel.

6. Working knowledge of ESRI GIS software.

7. Ability to develop effective working relationships with internal staff as well as representatives of local, state,  and federal offices, elected officials and the public at large.

8. Programming tools desired but not required (e.g. VBA/VB, Python, etc.)

Primary Responsibilities:  Work with municipal staff, planning commissions and city councils with general plan assistance and updates. Collects, creates, organizes and analyzes data inputs needed by the regional land-use model. Provides data quality control, ensuring consistency, accuracy and completeness of very large datasets. Working and coordinating with other regional and state agency staff. Other planning and data responsibilities as assigned.

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 for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical/Environmental Factors:  This position requires sitting at a desk or in meetings for extended periods of time, standing and walking, ability to project voice for public speaking, attendance at night meetings, irregular working hours, exposure to potentially high-stress environments and situations, and regular travel with the region and Wasatch Front area.


GIS Intern – West Jordan City

Date Opened: August 15, 2018    Date Closed: Open until filled

Hourly rate: $10.50

Status: Part Time, Non-exempt

City job posting

Knowledge of: Experience with ESRI ArcGIS 10.x (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox, ArcGIS Online). The GIS department has a need for a motivated individual to help with developing and implementing the latest in GIS technologies.
Skill to: Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, large format copiers and plotters, calculators, field equipment such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and operate a motor vehicle safely. Have basic skills using spreadsheet and word processor soft ware.
Ability to: Develop GIS data, including principles of data collection, including GPS, digital cartography, GIS , relational databases. Use aerial photography in GIS applications and create interactive web based maps.
Enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s program in engineering or geography or related technical field. Experience in survey services, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), drafting desired. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Utah driver’s license.
This position requires the individual be engaged in undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited college or university with an emphasis in Geography or GIS. An individual may also be a recent graduate of a formal GIS program to gain practical experience while seeking gainful GIS employment. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access is necessary. GIS experience and familiarity with ArcGIS is mandatory.
Intern will work between 20–29 hours per week, within the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, with the flexibility to work around schedule.
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