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Assistant GIS Specialist

Akron, OH (On-site) 

Contract-to-Hire (6-12 months)

 

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic Assistant GIS Specialist to join their team! In this role, you'll play a vital role in supporting our professional services by developing, analyzing, and managing geospatial data.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal and external teams on client projects, providing GIS expertise in data analysis, development, and mapping.

  • Assist with creating and updating high-quality GIS maps and data layers.

  • Gather and process geospatial data using various techniques, including GPS, metadata creation, and digital feature extraction.

  • Ensure data accuracy through quality control checks and meet project specifications.

  • Maintain a strong customer focus by providing regular project updates and excellent service.

  • Apply your analytical skills to solve problems and recommend solutions that contribute to project success.

  • Continuously learn and improve by assisting in implementing new and efficient GIS workflows.

 

You're a great fit if you:

  • Are passionate about GIS and its applications.

  • Enjoy working collaboratively and providing exceptional customer service.

  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Are proficient in ArcGIS and various data sources like MS Access and Excel.

  • Have a keen eye for detail and a commitment to quality.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, or closely related science field.

  • Geographic Information System professional certificate preferred not required.

  • Position requires ability to work independently demonstrating accuracy, reliability, and problem-solving skills.

Employer-provided

 

Base salary:

$23/hr - $26/hr

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