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GIS Industry

Comprehensive Guide to Integrating GIS Into Local Government Released

A new book offers a comprehensive insight into integrating enterprise GIS systems into local government. “Strategic GIS Planning and Management in Local Government” offers deep insights and case studies of tried and true methods of selling the importance of GIS systems and implementing them into local government contexts.

GIS Learning

Mapping Citizen Engagement through GIS

Mapping Citizen Engagement through GIS

Guest article by Timothy W. Carl Nowadays mapping tools are commonplace, especially on the internet, and we can see anything and anywhere with just a couple of clicks.  But when it’s time to deal with local government for a variety of services and information, citizens wonder why their government agencies […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Job Description:  GIS Analyst – Local Government

Job Description: GIS Analyst – Local Government

Briefly describe a typical day: Performing Quality Control on data surveyed & mapped. Write programs in AML to assist day-to-day routines. Assist sub-ordinates at work. Train newly recruited staff in the section to develop specialized skill in the area of performing Quality Control on data. Report to the Head of […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Job Description:  GIS Analyst/Planner – Local Government

Job Description: GIS Analyst/Planner – Local Government

Briefly describe a typical day: Meeting with GIS or Land Use planners. Editing zoning, utilities or hazards maps for 11 cities. Converting maps to web pages for an economic development web site. Supervising a tech or student intern. Preparing and giving presentations. Land use/economic development project work. Preparing maps for […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Job Description:  GIS Coordinator – Local Government

Job Description: GIS Coordinator – Local Government

Briefly describe a typical day: Exciting, hectic, productive. Analyze global data needs and work with GIS team to develop exciting, innovative GIS desktop applications and maps. How do you use GIS to help your company? Produce GIS applications and maps to provide data and map access so city staff is […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Job Description: GIS Technician – Local Government

Job Description: GIS Technician – Local Government

Briefly describe a typical day: A typical day includes assisting planners, engineers & other staff in their GIS needs like mapping, analysis etc. Using GIS to perform studies and briefs for planning commission actions in a city government setting.  GIS analysis is used for zoning inquiries, impact analysis, city limits mapping, […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Job Description:  GIS Analyst/Programmer – Local Government

Job Description: GIS Analyst/Programmer – Local Government

Briefly describe a typical day: Work on developing databases for use with GIS layers. Create GIS applications with GUI for data collection – field & office. Analyze data needs and requirements. Create customized reports. How do you use GIS to help your company? I design and implement user-friendly GIS applications […]