Sample Job Description for GIS Specialist

Find below a sample job description template for the position of GIS Specialist:

Job Title: GIS Specialist

Location of the Job: Washington, DC 20554

Years of Experience: 2 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

We are a leading Commercial Real Estate Investment Company experiencing tremendous growth.​ We currently have an opportunity for a GIS Specialist in our Torrance, California Office.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Web development experience using HTML and JQuery
  • 1-4 years experience with Oracle/Oracle Spatial and/or SDE
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • BA/BS Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Work directly with client to gather requirements
  • Evaluate, analyze and compare data sets
  • Produce reports related to both geospatial and non-geospatial data
  • Create and/or ensure that data contains proper metadata information
  • Develop tools and scripts to shepherd data from acquisition through final deployment
  • Build validation routines to ensure data accuracy and quality specifications
  • Develop tools and scripts to process and prepare vector and/or raster data

Position Requirements:

  • Proficient in MapInfo, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth, Adobe Suite
  • Exceptional mapping software skills.​
  • Ability to multi-task and integrate project segments.​
  • Strong people skills.​
  • Familiarity with basic concepts of demographics and cartography.​
  • Related computer experience in mapping/​aerial software, Windows applications, spreadsheets, and graphics/​desktop publishing.​
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in mapping and/​or aerial support advanced programs.​
  • Bachelors degree and/​or combination of experience and other outside classes in major GIS applications.​

Salary: $14.00 – $20.00 Hourly DOE