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GIS Analyst

Company: City of Corona, CA
Location: Corona
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:


$32.69 - $39.74 Hourly


Corona, CA

Job Type



Information Technology

Job Number



This is a continuous recruitment and may close without prior notice.


Under general supervision, performs a variety of professional-level duties in designing, developing, analyzing, implementing and operating a complex geographical information system and database used to generate maps, reports, files and other informational requirements of City departments, other agencies and the public; and performs related duties as assigned.


Incumbents of this class develop, implement and support computer mapping, graphics and relational database applications and the information technology infrastructure on which these applications run to enable City departments to meet their operational and public service requirements efficiently and effectively. This job is distinguished from other classifications in the Information Services job family by its more specialized knowledge of geographic information systems software and systems applications.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the class.

  • Defines and analyzes user systems requirements and outputs; performs problem analysis; evaluates alternative solutions to meet user requirements.
  • Develops requirements documentation, specifying GIS-related software, applications, programming languages, tools, and hardware.
  • Translates system specifications and requirements into logical system processes; using GIS and related software and hardware in conjunction with relational database management systems, designs, programs, develops, troubleshoots, implements and documents geographic information systems and databases to produce maps, reports, files, documents, statistical analysis and other specialized user needs.
  • Performs maintenance on existing GIS applications.
  • Designs, develops and maintains GIS database management systems for use in converting conventional maps into relational databases; updates databases.
  • Provides technical support and trains users in system GIS use and applications.
  • Using GIS and related software and hardware in conjunction with relational database management systems, supports and contributes to the generation of maps, reports, files and other informational resources for use by City departments, other agencies and the public.
  • Develops and maintains City Atlases.
    Knowledge of:

    Terminology, methods, practices, techniques and nomenclature of civil, mechanical and/or engineering drafting by hand and using computers; modern drafting and mapping procedures; software debugging procedures; algebra, geometry and trigonometry as applied to drafting formulas; geographic information system database design, administration, operation and quality control; GIS concepts and analytical techniques; standard systems development techniques; advanced analytical techniques using computer science and GIS technology; principles and practices of relational database design and administration; systems analysis methods and techniques.

    Ability to:

    Understand, evaluate and translate the needs of GIS users into system requirements; relate user requirements to existing technology, policies and priorities, available technology and services, operating practices and procedures, equipment and staffing requirements, costs and funding, and other supporting services required; plan, organize, integrate and complete complex relational database projects; use programming skills ARC/Info or equivalent software, as well as HTML, Coldfusion and other web development tools; exercise independent judgment within general policy guidelines; establish and maintain effective relationships with those encountered in the course of the work; communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing.


    A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with full accreditation status granted by an institutional or specialized accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation with a degree in geographic information systems, computer science, civil engineering, or closely related field and three years of geographic information systems experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

    A valid Class C California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's Vehicle Insurance Policy.

    The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand and sit; talk and hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to lift objects weighing up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use oral communication skills; read and interpret information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; use advanced math/mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information and skills; and perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The employee usually works under typical office conditions with moderate noise levels.

Keywords: City of Corona, CA, Corona , GIS Analyst, Professions , Corona, California

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