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Date:  Mar 16, 2023
Req ID:  27769

North Little Rock, AR, US, 72118

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $64,455

Position Number: 22115276 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: March 30, 2023 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $64,455 


The mission of the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment is to provide effective and efficient energy and environmental solutions informed by science. The Department promotes responsible management of resources and protects the environment for the benefit of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: D029C

Grade: IT07


Salary Range: $64,444.00 - $93,445.00


The Senior Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting geographic information utilizing geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Identifies, scales, and orients geodetic points, elevations, and other topographic features, applying standard mathematical formulas. Collects information about specific features of the Earth using aerial photography and other digital remote sensing techniques. Compiles data and utilizes databases required for map preparation, including aerial photographs, survey notes, records, reports, and original maps. Determines map content and layout, as well as production specifications, such as scale, size, projection, and colors, and direct production, to ensure that specifications are followed, and inspects final compositions to ensure completeness and accuracy. Examines and analyzes data from ground surveys, reports, aerial photographs, and satellite images to prepare topographic maps, aerial-photograph mosaics, and related charts. Delineates aerial photographic detail such as control points, hydrographs, topography, and cultural features using precision stereo plotting apparatus or drafting instruments. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life. Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Knowledge of global positioning technology, graphics, and photo imaging software. Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems. Ability to read and interpret maps, charts, aerial photographs, and statistics.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in mathematics, information technology or related field; plus six years of work-related experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with GIS editing and advanced GIS analysis, preferably within a large multi-user geographic information system
  • Proficiency writing complex queries and joining and appending tables in MS SQL Server
  • Proficiency in statistical methods and analysis including correlation and regression
  • Previous experience in building ETL processes
  • Experience working with GIS with demographics data
  • Development and maintenance of web and mobile map applications published via ArcGIS Online/Portal


The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock