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Sr. GIS Analyst

Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County Wenatchee, WA
  • Expired: October 08, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Senior GIS Analyst #11477

Job Purpose:

The Senior GIS Analyst plays a key role in the technical, end-user and data administration support of GIS technologies, including participation in user requirements definition, high quality map production, system design and application development, user interface development, application integration, GIS data development and conversion, relational database design and implementation, training and documentation. The incumbent is the main point of contact for end user support of GIS applications throughout the District and a key member of the GIS stakeholders group.

Essential Job Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. Essential functions are those activities that, if not performed, would significantly and fundamentally alter the position.

#        % of Time  Job Functions

1. 30% GIS Technical Support: Technical support of GIS technologies, system design and application development, application integration, GIS data development and conversion, relational database design and implementation. Perform GIS software system installation and upgrades, including some basic Windows Server administration.

2. 20% GIS system end-user support.: Provide customer service and support for GIS end-users so they effectively and accurately operate the system and derive its full benefits. Provide primary or secondary support via phone, email and in-person in a knowledgeable and positive manner. Mentor and train end-users in system operations. Trouble-shoot any aspect of the system including installation, network, and servers. Analyze and fulfill requests for reports and queries from the GIS system.

3. 15% GIS data administration: Support GIS data acquisition and loading into the system. Develop or acquire routines to convert GIS data formats. Oversee GIS land base maintenance when necessary. Troubleshoot data related problems. Provide electronic GIS map data for district contractors as necessary.

4. 10% Training: Schedule and teach customized GIS classes to District personnel.

5. 10% Map productions and plotting: Develop routines to produce standard or ad hoc map products for internal personnel. Analyze and fulfill map products requests from external parties.

6. 5% AutoCAD/GIS integration support. Primary support responsibility for integrating AutoCAD based mapping data with the GIS system.

7. 5% Technical Assistance and Mentoring. Assist and mentor other GIS team members or system owners so that they learn "best practices", avoid reinventing methods and continually build their ability to analyze and improve business processes.

8. 5% Network Administration. Assist IT network administration staff in the administration of GIS applications and the ArcSDE GIS database.


The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Post-Secondary Education:

Bachelor's Degree (B. S., B. A.) from a college or university; in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Geography, or related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master's Degree would be desirable.


Typically requires a minimum of five (5) years using geographic information systems, including a thorough understanding of GIS and cartographic principles, a working knowledge of ArcGIS, ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro, programming, ArcGIS Server, and knowledge of general SQL and database operations. Experience with ArcFM or other utility mapping and network analysis GIS applications preferred.


The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.


Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers.   A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.

We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.

Rated by Sunset Magazine as one of the top 20 Western DREAM TOWNS and by Forbes in 2017 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!


Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled

Employment Type: Full-Time

Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County


Wenatchee, WA
98801 USA