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GIS Analyst

Website City of Sidney, Ohio

The City of Sidney, Ohio is hiring a GIS Analyst.

Job Title: GIS Analyst
Department: Information Technology
Supervisor: Information Technology Manager
Hours of Work: 40 (Monday – Friday) (must be available for overtime)
Hourly Pay: $23.26 to $29.00 per hour

Nature and Scope

The GIS Analyst position reports directly to the IT Manager. This position manages the GIS spatial data for the City of Sidney. The GIS Analyst uses ESRI software for the creation, manipulation, maintenance, quality control and documentation of geo-spatial data. The position is responsible for data editing, data collection, data documentation, data accuracy and map production for City Departments and will also create, maintain, update, query, view and retrieve processed GIS data on multiple databases. The Analyst assists staff in developing and managing databases related to spatial data. The Analyst requires extensive technical skills with up-to-date, hands on capability to use current GIS technology and use Python programing language and ARGIS online functions to deploy GIS based products and services, and functions as webmaster for online GIS services. The GIS Analyst assists with technical aspects of projects based on GIS by other departments (especially Underground Utilities, Engineering, Public Works, Water and WasteWater Treatment Plants, Streets and Public Safety departments). Knowledge of Engineering software such as Autocad, Microstation and Bentley’s Sewer and Water Gems and provide GIS support for GrantiteXP and CityWorks. The Analyst will review and manage the flow of data between departments and to contractors, residents and public.

Job Requirements

Associate’s degree or equivalent course work at a technical or vocational school, in geographic information systems, geography, planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, computer science, or a related field, or two years of experience working with geographic information systems. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

GIS certification can be used for equivalency.

Experience should include ESRI ArcGIS suite, GIS data conversion and editing, GIS mapping, database management, spatial analysis and reporting.

More Information

A more detailed Position Description, Benefit Summary and Job Application form is available from the City’s web site and from the Receptionist at 201 W. Poplar St. Sidney, OH 45365.


Submit an application before 5:00 pm, Friday, November 16, 2018 to:

City Hall
201 W. Poplar St.
Sidney, OH 45365


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