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Geographic Info System Analyst


Louisville Metro Government


Essential Functions:
Analyzes requests for spatial analysis, mapping, budget, programming, data summarization, and creates queries and reports
Provides training, technical assistance, and instruction in the development and maintenance of Geographic Information System (GIS) applications.

Examples of Duties:
Under Administrative Supervision -
Maintains and administers various GIS systems as needed.
Prepares GIS layers, applications, and data sets for various departments, both internal and external.
Creates and updates Metadata.
Verifies legal deed descriptions and confirms right of way ownership.
Analyzes various operations within an agency to determine issues and adapts GIS applications to suit needs.
Develops and designs maps for displays, charts, analysis, or presentations.
Leverages GIS layers to produce digital maps and applications for use by government agencies, companies, and the public.
Maintain databases and ensures that databases meet standards, are up to date, and accurate.
Visits field locations to observe operations and to gather relevant information.
Creates and prints maps and map books following standard formats.
Serves on committees to answer questions and provide information concerning computer application programs, projects, and activities.
Develops training documentation and maintains standard operation procedures.
Coordinates work activities with GIS team members.
Performs related work.


Work Experience:
One year of computer-aided: mapping, design, drafting; graphics, geographic information systems database maintenance, or urban and regional planning experience.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work.

Supplemental Information:
Knowledge of spatial data, analysis, and modeling.
Ability to perform data entry tasks accurately and efficiently.
Understands how to convert data from physical sources such as maps and books into digital formats.
Understands how to create and edit metadata.
Comprehensive knowledge of cartographic principles.



Work Schedule

No Information


$18.64 Hourly


Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular
· Medical
· Dental
· Vision
· Group Term Life
· Supplemental Life
· Accidental Death & Dismemberment
· Sick Leave
· Vacation
· Holiday Pay
· Bereavement Leave
· Kentucky Public Pensions Authority
· 457 Deferred Comp
· Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits
· Tuition Assistance
· Qualified Adult Benefits
· Childcare Assistance
· Free TARC Use
· Paid Parental Leave

Required Education

Bachelor Degree — Bachelor's degree in
Computer Science,
Drafting and Design Technology,
Engineering Technology,
Geographic Information Systems,
Regional Planning,
Technical Drawing,
Urban Planning, or a
Related field

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