GIS Specialist in Training, MGP

GIS Analyst, Scott County, Iowa

GIS TECHNICIAN (Part-Time) Naperville

ComEd Mapping & Records GIS Business Analyst

Transit/ Transportation Planner, DAMA Consultants, Inc.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist, Facilities & Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Planner I/GIS Technician, City of Warrenville, IL

Graduate Research Assistant (or Academic Hourly), CIGI Cyber Infrastructure & Geospatial Information Laboratory

Education, Outreach, and Training Coordinator, CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GIS Technician - Part Time, City of St. Charles, IL

GIS Analysis, DAMA Consultants, Inc.

GIS Instructional Laboratory Administrator, Chicago State University

GIS Business Systems Analyst, Champaign County GIS Consortium



GIS Specialist in Training, MGP

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a growing company in our  Rising Stars program.  The program was developed in August, 2013 to help develop our GIS Specialist.  Our program offers a stable and secure work environment that enables professional development and personal achievement. The position is a 40-hour per week, hourly position.

MGP is a full service GIS (Geographic Information Systems) consulting firm that specializes in small- and medium-size local government. Established in 1998, MGP is recognized as a leading innovator of GIS solutions.

The candidate should possess excellent communication skills, structured planning and project management regimen, technical capabilities, innovative thinking, professionalism, and sincerity. The applicant must have a strong work ethic with a team perspective and a desire to succeed.

Undergraduate degree in Geography, GIS, or related field

Entry level to 2-years of experience
Local government background preferred
Public utility or engineering industry also considered

1-year plus experience with ArcGIS Desktop
AutoCAD or Microstation experience also considered

Microsoft Office Products including SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume  to

MGP is an equal opportunity employer

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GIS Analyst, Scott County, Iowa

Scott County, Iowa is seeking qualified candidates for the following GIS Analyst position within the Information Technology Department. 

Job Title:                             GIS Analyst
Closing Date/Time:            Friday, 9/26/14 @ 4:30 PM Central Time
Salary:                                   $46,010.00 - $54,142.00 Annually
Job Type:                               Full-time
Location:                               Davenport, Iowa

Job Summary: 
The Incumbent will be part of a professional and conscientious team whose focus is to build, maintain and continuously improve the Scott County Geographic Information System for its intended purpose of delivering quality County services and improving the efficiency of County business practices. The incumbent will be involved in many aspects of GIS stewardship including data development, software support, application development, mobile and web based GIS, data analysis and distribution, research, and the production of reports, maps and other GIS outputs. The incumbent will work very closely with individual County departments and offices to meet their specific GIS needs.

Please visit the following link for additional information or to apply:

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GIS TECHNICIAN (Part-Time) Naperville

Department of Public Works, Strategic Services, Naperville, IL POSITION CLOSES: When Filled SALARY: $19.81 per hour The City of Naperville is seeking a part-time GIS Technician in the Public Works Department located at 180 Fort Hill Drive. This individual will be creating and populating GIS geodatabases related to the City's Sign Maintenance database, prepare sign inventory data to be utilized within Cityworks, and will gather, enter and analyze related GPS data.The activities of this position include field verification and collection of the City's sign inventory. Working knowledge of GIS and Microsoft Office is required. Individuals must be able to identify street signs. Candidates with a GIS-related Associates or Bachelors degree or coursework, such as geography, planning or natural resource management are preferred. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of ESRI GIS software including ArcMap, ArcToolbox and ArcEditor is preferred. Basic to intermediate AutoCAD skills and GPS and Cityworks knowledge would be a plus. This position is part-time, 20 hours per week. Working hours are flexible, but will be scheduled between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All candidates must be at least 18 years of age to apply. A valid State of Illinois Class D Driver's License is required. If you are contacted for an interview, you will be required to provide, at the interview, a copy of a Driver's License Abstract demonstrating a driving history with no violations for at least the last twelve (12) months. (A driver’s license abstract may be obtained from any Illinois Secretary of State’s Driver’s License Facility for a $12.00 fee.) Any offer of employment will be contingent upon a pre-employment, post offer drug screen and physical. APPLY BY WRITING, SPECIFYING POSITION, TO THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE, HUMAN RESOURCES, P.O. BOX 3020, NAPERVILLE, IL 60566-7020 OR APPLY IN PERSON - 400 SOUTH EAGLE STREET, NAPERVILLE, IL THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE IS AN E. O. E.

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ComEd Mapping & Records GIS Business Analyst

This is a full time, exempt, benefits-eligible position. Travel to alternate business locations may be required.
Business Analysts in the Mapping and Records Department utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to develop accurate and timely mapping products for our internal ComEd customers. Provide customer support, and reduce errors and inconsistencies in the GIS based system by correcting discrepancies that are identified by field crews. Must maintain a strong customer focus and be able to work with various organizations within the company to improve or develop new mapping products and processes. Managing the work inflow resulting from data updates to the GIS based mapping systems and perform quality control activities for automated map products. Create maps that support electrical switching in the field based on engineering designs.
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.

•    Resolve data discrepancies identified by field employees
•    Review project diagrams developed by engineers prior to the work being executed in the field and work with other Mapping & Records employees in the development of map products to be used by both office and field Operations employees
•    Address questions or comments from other stakeholder departments
•    Lead or support projects aimed at improving asset records in ComEd’s proprietary GIS
•    Track, maintain, analyze and provide current information on the operation’s business scorecard or key performance indicators (KPIs)
•    Prepare, analyze, and present detailed standard and non-standard reports

•    Bachelor’s degree in Geography/GIS AND 2-5 years related business experience, or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 6-10 years relevant business experience is required.
•    General proficiency in standard software applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project), specialized business technologies and applications (e.g., workforce management, project management, PassPort, Brio, CIS, EPS, Business Objects, SAP planning, business modeling, forecasting, voice response unit, automatic call distributors, work management, outage management) to retrieve and analyze data in support of business needs.
•    Experience in business case development and ability to effectively present business cases to business unit leadership.
•    Customer driven with good oral and written communications skills and general analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
EEO and VEVRAA Statement
Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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Transit/ Transportation Planner, DAMA Consultants, Inc.

A Chicago based Transportation Consultant Firm looking for:

"Minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience in public transit planning and operation.Analyze and interpret data from modeling software and geographic information systems. Knowledge in federal and state laws and regulations involving transit programs.Writing clear reports and presentation.Experience of ArcGIS software, database in Access, geospatial analysis is a plus.  

Please email us your resume, and two reference by July31th2014 to Bader Hafeez DAMA Consultants

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist, Facilities & Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

The Engineering & Transportation Services Facilities Information Resources Unit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a GIS Specialist to help lead the expansion of Facilities Information Resources geographic information systems products and services. Facilities Information Resources (FIR) maintains documentation and information systems related to campus infrastructure, and offers value-added custom services to enhance campus preparedness, awareness, knowledge and efficiency.  The department is comprised of four units:  Mapping and Drafting, Graphic Design, Records and Library, and Space Inventory.

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Information Management Coordinator this position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations, development, and coordination of the Mapping and Drafting unit.  The GIS Specialist is also responsible for production work involving development and maintenance of FIR Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Energy Services, Utility Distribution Staff; managing, documenting and maintaining the University’s utility distribution systems GIS data. 
  • Work collaboratively with Facilities & Services (F&S) IT unit to develop and maintain client ESRI ArcGIS web applications and services with ASP.NET, Java, JavaScript, HTML, web scripting and SQL programming.
  • Work collaboratively with F&S IT to develop, deploy, and maintain GIS applications built with ArcGIS extensions and ArcGIS Server.
  • Utilize ESRI’s suite of ArcGIS software applications with relational databases including MS Access and SQL Server.
  • Manage and maintain Facilities Information Resources’ GIS data in SQL Server SDE environment.
  • Coordinate cross-unit initiatives to standardize controls and access to GIS related resources.
  • Develop custom maps for Facilities Information Resources, F&S, and campus customers.
  • Use Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment to collect data.
  • Conduct fieldwork to verify facility management information.
  • Supervise student staff, prioritize work.
  • Train staff on the use of GIS applications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university (Advanced Degree preferred) in Geographic Information Science, Computer Science, Engineering or other related field. Minimum three years of experience working with Geographic Information Systems.  Minimum two years of experience developing ArcGIS web applications and services with ASP.NET, Java, JavaScript, HTML, web scripting and SQL programming.  Minimum two years of experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible Academic Professional Position.  Anticipated start date is as soon as possible following the closing date.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Application Procedures:  For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at and upload your cover letter, resume, a copy of your college transcripts, and the names/contact information for three professional references by July 22, 2014. Applicants may be interviewed before July 22, 2014; however no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Nicole McCurry at

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

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Planner I/GIS Technician, City of Warrenville, IL

This is a responsible, professional position that provides primary support for the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS). It involves processing applications, preparing written and verbal reports, assisting the public, and maintaining records pertaining to the City’s Zoning, Subdivision, and Sign Ordinances. Limited fieldwork will be required in the case of data collection/verification.

Job Duties
•    Updates GIS database with information from external sources.
•    Collects and manipulates GIS data; designs databases.
•    Performs AutoCAD to GIS data conversion.
•    Prepares maps, data, utility atlases, community profile, etc.
•    Interprets requests; designs and produces maps and information utilizing GIS.
•    Reviews submittals for compliance with Zoning, Subdivision and Sign Ordinances.
•    Explains, interprets, and provides guidance regarding City codes; performs customer service duties.
•    Assists in the preparation of agendas, staff reports and backup materials for various City Commissions.
•    Assists in maintenance of the Community Development Department pages on website.
•    Attends various meetings as necessary.

•    Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, GIS, Geography, or related field.
•    Strong knowledge and skills using ESRI software, including ArcGIS for Desktop.
•    Ability to use ArcGIS software to perform mapping and analysis tasks.
•    Working knowledge of spatial and attribute data creation, editing and manipulation.
•    Knowledge of modern principles and practices of urban planning.
•    Knowledge of information sources and research techniques in urban planning and GIS.
•    Ability to work independently with minimal technological supervision.
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•    AutoCAD experience a plus.

Schedule and hours average 40 hours per week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and periodic night meetings each month. Pay range: $49,529 – $58,816 annually. This is an exempt, full-time, permanent position with benefits including health and life insurance, pension, and benefit time. 

Position open until July 11, 2014. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:
City of Warrenville
Attention: Jennifer McMahon
3S258 Manning Avenue
Warrenville, IL 60555

Fax: 630/393-6948

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Graduate Research Assistant (or Academic Hourly), CIGI Cyber Infrastructure & Geospatial Information Laboratory

Hours: 20 hrs/week
Job Starting Time: Begins Immediately
Job Description: This position plays a major role in the development and maintenance of the Resource Management Mapping Service Web application. ( and This application contains customized geospatial tools, reports, and data integration from heterogeneous sources. Published REST data services and geoprocessing tools are also integrated. .Net proxy file is used for accessing resources secured with token based authentication.

Work will primarily be conducted using ESRI software on a windows-based environment.  Some travel to demonstrate the Web application to groups of public users may be involved.

Required Education and Training:
  • BA/BS in computer science, geographic information science or a related field. Alternate degree fields will be considered/accepted if accompanied by equivalent job-related experiences
  • Experience in software development
  • Programming experience in ASP.Net C#, Javascript, Dojo framework, Python or related technologies
  • Experience with common tasks of relational database systems such complex sql queries, table creation and maintenance such as copying tables, creating tables, creating schemas, writing scripts for backups, etc.
  • Experience in basic server functions for web applications, such as IIS, stored procedures, etc.
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience in programming geospatial visualization tools in a web application based on ArcGIS Server APIs
  • Experience in Web development (e.g., Javascript, CSS, HTML, and REST with the ESRI WebADF Framework and ESRI JavaScript API)
  • Spatial database experience (e.g. MS SQLServer in combination with ArcSDE)
  • Experience in programming using ESRI ArcGIS

Additional Information:
Funding is provided under a contract with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). The workload is dynamic. As such this position requires meeting short term demands and longer term deadlines. Applicants should be skilled at self-learning from multiple resources. Because we work closely with ESRI support staff as needed, the applicant should be able to describe procedures and problems clearly in writing and on phone consults.

This position could be a graduate student research assistantship or an academic hourly position.  Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.

To apply, please send your CV/resume, references and statement of how you have used the above skills in your past work via e-mail to Ms. Clarissa Gentzler (

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Education, Outreach, and Training Coordinator, CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) advances discovery and innovation through extreme-scale computing, science-enabling software, and the skills of our expert staff. The center is part of the flagship University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement—and is located in a micro-urban community that combines cultural vibrancy with affordability and quality of life.

The CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies (CyberGIS Center), based at NCSA, was established in 2013 as a partnership among several units at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. CyberGIS—geographic information science and systems (GIS) based on advanced infrastructure of computing, information, and communication technologies (aka cyberinfrastructure or e-infrastructure)—represents a vibrant interdisciplinary field for bridging advanced cyberinfrastructure, geographic information science and technologies, and various geospatial knowledge domains.

NCSA has an Education, Outreach and Training Coordinator position open within the CyberGIS Center. The primary focus of this position is to lead development and delivery of the CyberGIS Center training and documentation program targeted at current and potential users of CyberGIS resources and services both on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and beyond. Major responsibilities include collaborating with researchers in the CyberGIS Center and its partner organizations to identify training requirements and work directly with subject matter experts and training staff to develop high quality instructional materials. Instructional materials are based on instructional design approaches using new and emerging educational technologies, recognized learning theories and defined learning objectives. This position requires an understanding of GIS and instructional design technologies.


Required education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (masters or Ph.D. preferred) in training/development, education or related field. Alternative degree fields will be considered/accepted if accompanied by equivalent experience (depending on nature and depth of experience as it relates to current CyberGIS technologies and applications).
  • 3 years experience with the application of GIS technologies and applications.
  • 1 year experience externally representing public or private organizations.


Preferred experience

  • Knowledge of high performance computing and communications technologies.
  • Experience in proposal writing.

This is a regular academic professional position at NCSA and is an annually renewable, 12/12, 100%-time appointment with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and start date will be as soon as possible after the close date of the search. Applicants must possess required education and experience by start date of position. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.

To apply, please create your candidate profile at and upload your CV/resume by the close date, June 13, 2014. Contact information for three references must be included on the application (letters maybe also be uploaded or sent to the contact below). For full consideration, candidates must complete the Hiretouch application process by the above date.

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GIS Technician - Part Time, City of St. Charles, IL

Job Description

This position assists in the daily operation of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS).  This includes assisting in maintaining geospatial databases and participating in the collection and processing of geospatial data using Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and other methods available.  This position produces maps, atlases and reports for presentations, interactive map applications, field work, quality control, development, and internal reference and assists in the maintenance and quality control of the City’s planimetric, base data, and utility information.  This position will work 25 hours a week with a flexible schedule.


This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Planning, or a closely related field and a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with a GeographicalInformation System and the maintenance of GIS information.  Experience with ArcGIS software suite and extensions; GPS equipment and collection techniques; and GIS editing functions and geoprocessing are required.

This position entails moderate physical activity and requires the ability to lift up to 35 lbs. and to work under varying environmental conditions. (See job description for specific physical ability required).  Employment is
contingent upon passing a background investigation, and post offer drug screen, medical exam, and functional capacity evaluation.   


Starting pay will be commensurate with experience.   

Application Instructions 

Apply on line at by June 20, 2014. Complete the on-line employment application – must include salary history.  Resumes should be attached in the on-line application.  Any additional documents can be sent to If you are unable to apply online, or for other assistance, please contact 630-377-4415.  

The City of St. Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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GIS Analysis, DAMA Consultants, Inc.

A Chicago based Transportation Consultant Firm is looking for: A self starter with the ability to lead on assigned tasks. Knowledge and experience of ArcGIS software and Graphics (Adobe Creative Suite) software, database in Access and Excel, geospatial analysis, and/or graphic data and file formats. Also, knowledge and experience with relational databases with SQL servers, desireable. Knowledge of GIS programming (Python, .Net, VBA) and writing scripts to automate common tasks is preferred." 

Email cover letter, resume, and one reference by June10th2014 to DAMA Consultants:"


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GIS Instructional Laboratory Administrator, Chicago State University

The Department of Geography, Sociology, History, African American Studies and Anthropology at Chicago State University invites applications for the position of GIS instructional laboratory administrator. Responsibilities/duties include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the GIS instructional laboratory, including software and hardware maintenance, troubleshooting, and interaction with the University’s Instructional Technology Division; teaching one course per semester in the Department’s Graduate Certificate GIS program; facilitating student and faculty GIS projects; supporting GIS faculty and administrative computers.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science  or related field; familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems; knowledge of and ability to use ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS for Server, and ERDAS Imagine; knowledge of Web GIS principles and applications; demonstrated ability to solve computer programming, networking and security issues in a GIS environment;  previous experience supporting GIS application and instruction and computer administration; knowledge of  or experience with database design and implementation; familiarity with GPS field measurements and post-processing differential corrections; python programming experience; additional programming language experience desirable.

For more information and to apply online, go to To apply online, one needs to create an account using the Create Account link.


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GIS Business Systems Analyst, Champaign County GIS Consortium

The Champaign County GIS Consortium is currently seeking a full-time GIS Business Systems Analyst.  Under the direction of the GIS Director, the GIS Analyst is responsible for design, development, analysis and maintenance of GIS data.  Other duties include the development of GIS data standards metadata and policies, implementation of new GIS technologies, meeting facilitation, project management and the coordination of Consortium members and clients to meet established needs. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Geography, GIS, Urban Planning or a related field preferred; Bachelor’s degree with related work experience acceptable
  • Demonstrated ability to present information clearly and effectively in written, map and graphic formats
  • Ability to construct advanced spatial and tabular database queries
  • Expertise with advanced GIS spatial analysis
  •  Familiarity with ESRI GIS edit, topology, query and annotation tools
  • Familiarity with demographic/economic data
  • Familiarity with Python (ArcPy and other relevant libraries)
  • Ability to manage time to meet deadlines
  •  Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, verbal and written skills

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with development of work plans, reports, scopes of services, polices, etc.
  • Assists Director with meeting facilitation and planning
  • Creates data through  interpretation from varied source data, complex queries and spatial data analysis
  • Assists in the research, development and implementation of new GIS technologies
  • Project management

Please complete the application and attach your resume and cover letter at by Monday, June 9, 2014.  All applications will be treated as confidential.

Champaign County offers a generous benefits package including paid holidays, health insurance and IMRF retirement.

Salary Range:
  $47,700 per year/ DOQ
Location: 1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, IL
Date Posted: 05/19/2014
Closing Date:  06/09/2014

Champaign County is an equal opportunity employer.


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