Maul Foster & Alongi
  • 21-Jun-2019 to 20-Jul-2019 (PST)
  • GIS/Data Management
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Full Time

Medical/dental insurance, 401k plan, ESOP, PTO, professional development.


Description: Maul Foster & Alongi/FLO Analytics is seeking an entry-level GIS Technician in our Portland office to focus on our school district sector. As GIS Technician, you will support GIS project work alongside a collaborative team of GIS professionals. You will provide a broad range of GIS technical support on projects with duties typically including data compilation, standardization, and management; geographic data mapping; spatial analysis; web mapping application development and maintenance; cartographic product creation; and project reporting assistance.

FLO Analytics (FLO) specializes in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data analytics services, serving government, utilities, school districts, non-profit groups, and various businesses and industries in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. FLO supports and is a key innovator within Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA), a locally owned Pacific Northwest consulting firm specializing in the areas of environmental science, engineering, planning, and GIS. Since 1996, MFA has grown to over 100 employees, with offices in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in geography, environmental studies/science, planning, or a related field with an emphasis in GIS
  • 12 credit hours in GIS-specific courses
  • Comfortable working in a public setting with both clients and community stakeholders
  • Competence with Esri's ArcGIS Desktop suite (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox)
  • Familiarity working within Esri's ArcGIS Online
  • Experience working within the geodatabase environment, including creating, editing, and management
  • Proven ability to perform GIS data conversion/editing, spatial analysis/reporting tasks, database management, and GIS map production
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access
  • Proven organizational and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Able to formulate and communicate ideas, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and in a collaborative group environment
  • Willingness to work overtime and travel as needed

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • 1+ year of GIS work experience
  • Previous professional consulting experience
  • Experience working with ArcGIS Desktop extensions (e.g., spatial analyst, network analyst)
  • Familiarity working within Esri's Pro environment
  • Experience in advanced geospatial analysis and modeling principles using a variety of ArcGIS environments (e.g., ModelBuilder, Python scripting)
  • Completion of a statistics and/or spatial statistics college course
  • Experience with data blending, visualization, or analysis software (Tableau, Alteryx)

Salary & Benefits:

  • Compensation based on individual qualifications and experience
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Participation in employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
  • Paid time off
  • Training and development opportunities
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