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GIS Analyst

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
Urbana, IL
  • Posted: 22 days ago
  • $25 to $31 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical,
Job Description

The GIS Analyst has an important role with the RPC Team!  Spatial data and mapping are critical to our planning work of the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC). We have developed an innovative, open-source platform for analyzing and publishing spatial data online. The GIS Analyst supports the work of the Planning and Community Development Division by collecting, analyzing, managing, and publishing spatial data.
Minimum Requirements:

  • A four-year degree in GIS, geography, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work independently to solve technical problems
  • Knowledge of GIS concepts, spatial data formats, and open-source GIS software
  • Intermediate QGIS, database management, and SQL skills
  • Beginner Python skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

The complete job description may be viewed at
Schedule:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F (Flexibility is necessary to support the goals of the RPC Team!
Worksite:  1776 E Washington St Urbana, IL 61802 (Brookens Administrative Building)
Status: Full-Time/37.5 hours per week
Starting Wage:  $24.98 – 31.22
Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!
Applicants may apply at: 

Company Description
Who We Are

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission logoThe Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is an intergovernmental membership organization that provides a variety of programming in the areas of regional, environmental and transportation planning; economic, community, and workforce development; social services; early childhood education; and technical assistance in East Central Illinois. As a multi-faceted government agency, the Commission administers over 100 federal and state grants and contracts with an annual operating budget of $25 million and a staff of over 230 professionals housed in 12 locations serving over 30,000 clients annually.

In 2016, the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission reached a 50-year milestone in promoting, planning, and facilitating improvements to the health, safety, welfare, education, economic conditions, environment, and development within our region. We are proud of our many achievements over the past 50 years and look forward to continuing to develop collaborative strategies to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of our region.

Formed in 1966, the Regional Planning Commission has spent 50 years cultivating partnerships and alliances that range from the federal government to local boards, councils, and committees. The Commission works collaboratively with stakeholders to address community issues, create and advance comprehensive plans and strategies, and provide quality services to the citizens of our region.

As the Regional Planning Commission looks to the future, we will continue to seek new opportunities to expand and impact our community beyond the current measures of success. As we explore these opportunities, our work may take shape in new and exciting ways, beyond what has been the norm in terms of our service area and approach to programming. We will approach the future with innovative practices and solutions that will enable us to better serve community needs and support sustainability for future growth. The Regional Planning Commission recently rebranded itself to represent what the next 50 years of services will bring. Our new tagline provides the context for our daily efforts: PEOPLE.POSSIBILITIES

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission


1776 E. Washington Street

Urbana, IL



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