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GIS Analyst Consultant II - On Site California

Company: Witt O'Brien's
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team that makes a real difference? Do you want to be part of a collaborative team that protects and strengthens communities and businesses? If you are looking for all these opportunities and more, then Witt O'Brien's is the right fit for you.

Position Summary

Our team is looking for a GIS Analyst to support clients on a variety of projects that include all facets of debris removal operations, and some hazard mitigation projects. The ideal candidate will utilize GIS techniques to highlight an understanding of data visualized for a given geographic location. While supporting debris removal projects, the GIS Analyst will utilize the GIS System to divide roads into "Right of Way Segments" in support of managing hazard tree assessments of the right of way. Each Segment will include one quarter centerline mile, with some variability. The Analyst will perform field work to conduct analysis of GIS data and products, maintains, and manages GIS products and resources.

Position Details

* Reports to: Project Manager
* Position Location: California (Various locations)
* Position Type: On-Call
* FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
* Pay: Hourly
* Compensation: The hourly rate for this position is approximately $47.00 pr/hr depending on education, qualifications, experience and work location.

Essential Job Functions

* Performs technical quality review of geospatial information to determine completeness, and accuracy, relative to specified standards.
* Responsible for taking all local operational, client agency, mapping, and infrastructure information, and developing a cohesive database that can be used to assess, coordinate, and summarize tree removal activities that have taken place.
* Will perform mapping and tracking inspection scheduling for asbestos sites using ARC GIS
* An ESRI-compatible database shall be developed to provide a way to access information that will assist others them in performing their duties to include daily activity logs, site tree assessments, and activity closure reports for designated properties.
* Investigate and highlight discrepancies between various datasets, inclusive of GIS errors and APN discrepancies to allow reconciliation of datasets. An APN is unique number assigned to each parcel of land by the county tax assessor.
* Prioritize and simultaneously handle multiple work tasks in a dynamic work environment.
* Work as a member of a larger team supporting response operation activities, comprised of various stakeholders within Witt O'Brien's, governmental agencies, partnering firms and clients.

Minimum Job Requirements

* A Bachelor's degree in geographic information science, geography, computer science, surveying, or urban planning.
* A minimum of five (3) years' experience in GIS and other database management systems to include ESRI Product/Application Suite: ArcGIS Desktop and Extensions.
* Must have familiarity with Smartsheet
* Capable of coordinating large data sets and offering detailed explanations related to findings.
* Have effective administrative and organizational abilities.
* Strong presentation and communication skills, both oral and written.
* Proficient in MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Email, Microsoft TEAMS and calendar functions.
* Experience working with Smartsheet is a plus

Preferred Job Requirements

* Familiarity with Smartsheet

Work Schedule

* Must be available to work as needed 7 days a week, Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 - 6:00 PM CST
* Must be available 40+hours a week
* Urgent, disaster related needs may require extended hours or work on holidays or weekends.

Job Description Disclaimer

This position description incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. It recognizes that other related duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs.

Commitment to Diversity

* Witt O'Brien's is always looking for the most qualified and experienced professionals with a passion for public safety, emergency management, homeland security, disaster response, and continuity of operations.
* We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veteran/Disabled

With you when it counts.

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