GIS Specialist

Organization: NYC Emergency Management

Posted: October 25, 2018 | Closing: November 2, 2018

Job Description

NYCEM has an exciting opportunity for a motivated GIS Specialist to join the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division at New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM).

Under the supervision of the Director, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Deputy Director, GIS Operations, the selected applicant will be a GIS Specialist working to analyze, visualize and report on geospatial information to support the work of the agency’s executive, planning, and operations staff. The GIS Specialist will work as part of the Division’s GIS Operations team, creating map templates, paper maps, and web maps in support of preparedness and response operations. The selected applicant will also work on GIS tools, including Python tools for desktop GIS. The selected applicant will serve as an early-career GIS specialist within a team of GIS professionals. In addition, the selected applicant will:

  • Make and use maps and map templates to fulfill NYCEM mapping requests
  • Develop custom templates for presentation of geospatial and time-series data
  • Contribute to requirements definition, design, and testing for GIS applications
  • Document Division standard operating procedures for providing GIS support for routine and complex incidents
  • Assist in the development of training and exercise programs for GIS and non-GIS staff
  • Develop and deploy data processing scripts and ArcToolbox tools using python (ArcPy) and/or JavaScript (Node)
  • Support GIS staff, application development teams, and agency users with software development and deployments
  • Identify and acquire citywide data resources from NYC OpenData, geospatial data services, and partner agencies
  • Contribute to the production of scripts, models, and tools in a desktop GIS environment
  • Accept ad hoc rapid data acquisition, mapping, geospatial analysis, and reporting  requests
  • Support Esri enterprise application deployments

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