Position Description

GIS Analyst (Developer)
Department Community and Environmental
Employment Duration Full time
Salary Range $48,278.00 - $78,953.00
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About Houston-Galveston Area Council   

The Houston-Galveston Area Council is one of the largest regional planning commissions in the country with a diverse service area of 13 counties and more than 7 million people. We are the pulse of our region addressing issues that cross city limits and county lines every single day.   

We make decisions that affect our transportation system, ensure the safety and well-being or our seniors, connect people to jobs, help families recover from natural disasters, preserve water quality for our children, and so much more. We work to make the region a great place to live, work, and thrive.  

What will I be doing?

  • Develop and maintain interactive data tools, web mapping applications, and story maps supporting the region’s planning activities
  • Provide interactive tools/solutions to collect, analyze and manage large-scale GIS datasets  
  • Serve internal and external data requests and provide technical support on GIS programs

Key Qualifications  

  • Demonstrate experience in developing GIS web-based mapping applications
  • Essential experience in ArcGIS Developer Environment including ArcGIS WebApp Builder Developer Edition, ArcGIS API for JavaScript, ArcGIS Story Maps, ArcGIS Arcade, ArcGIS SDE, ArcGIS Sever, and ArcGIS Online
  • Additional Experience in Python automation (ArcPy and ArcGIS API for Python), D3, Tableau, deck.gl, and Mapbox
  • Sharp critical thinking skills, ability to analyze spatial data, and strong written and verbal communication skills

Do you have…  

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable academic discipline or related field of study   
  • 3 years of experience working with local government, nonprofit programs, school or in job related duties  

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.  

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