• Maintains currency of Allegheny County Geographic Information Services (GIS) data.
  • Develops and maintains enterprise GIS databases and Internet-based GIS applications within the Division of Computer Services for County-wide use or for use within specific County Departments.
  • Assists with training County personnel in GIS skills.
  • Ensures that data entered into the Allegheny County GIS systems from within or without meets standards for accuracy and correctness.
  • Develops data for input into SQL database and develops Architecture of SQL database and internet map services provided through ArcServer.
  • Prepares responses to inquiries from the public or from within the government and other studies and reports as assigned.
  • Implements GIS projects within the various county departments as recommended by past, current, or future needs analyses that have been or have yet to be performed.
  • Maintains data dictionaries for all GIS information on a current basis.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.

Skills and responsibilities

Knowledge of:
Theory and operation of an enterprise GIS system, server architecture, database replications, and data managementProgramming with Python, Java, and HTMLSurveying techniques and interpretation of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) derived dataBasic map principles

Ability to:
Learn new GIS technologies Maintain GIS in an enterprise system including REST, SOAP, SQL, SDE, ArcServer, and IISUse geographical data input methods such as version editing, ArcPad, and geocodingCommunicate effectively, both orally and in writingInteract well with the public, elected officials, and county management and staffWork independently


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  • Salary:
    , Salary: $5,529.32 per month
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Minimum qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Geography, Engineering, or a related field AND two (2) years of experience with ArcGIS, to include ArcGIS 10.x, ArcServer, ArcSDE, REST, SQL, and Python.  Experience with JAVA is preferred.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

 It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass a background check, which includes verification of Allegheny County Real Estate Tax status, and drug/medical examinations as required for the position.

Allegheny County within 1 year. 

Veterans' Preference:
Will be awarded to eligible candidates.