Jul 10, 2019

GIS Analyst

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
Full-Time Marketing

Job Description

CBRE

JOB SUMMARY

Produces a variety of high quality geographic and demographic materials for marketing purposes; Uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) fundamental concepts, practices and procedures proficiently to accomplish analytical work. Supports education, communication, and marketing of capabilities; as well as providing analytical support to both internal and external clients.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Consults with sales professionals to define project requirements, investigating various approaches to attain end results.

Develops advanced specialized maps, utilizing geographic and demographic information using programming, database, and graphics skills. Assists with Mapping Center quality control processes while adhering to company policy on quality assurance.

Mentors the activities of GIS Technicians, including support for analytical mapping jobs for production; provides support and assistance for extra workload as needed.

Fulfills Team Lead responsibilities in the absence of GIS Team Lead.

Assists Mapping Center GIS Manager, Specialist, and GIS Team Leads with training and communications efforts for both the team and internal clients.

Educates internal and external clients about GIS capabilities and resources; seeks end-user/customer input regarding additional geographic services and enhancements to existing services and processes.

Consults with and advises sales professionals and management on geographic information available, analytical projects, and higher end products.

Extracts demographic information from various databases for use in maps or reports.

Maintains library of previously designed material for future use. Logs and prioritizes work assignments using the Mapping Order System.

Assists with analysis, research, design, and implementation of all mapping tools, templates, standards, and software as well as creates a knowledge base of standard templates and techniques.

Obtains and maintains accurate market data (e.g., existing and proposed locations of office buildings, malls, shopping centers, retailers) for their assigned offices

Proactively searches for new and different data and sources of data, integrating this data in real estate applicable mapping uses.

Performs other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE


Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with a major or minor in Geography or related field; or Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, with training in GIS technology. Requires 3 - 5 years of experience.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

None.


COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply operations such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Advanced proficiency in ArcPRO, AGOL and ESRI softwares (or similar applications), word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications required. Knowledge of GIS terms and definitions, real estate terms and definitions, real estate analytical methods required. Proficiency in ArcPRO and GIS-related technologies required. Knowledge of Company information systems preferred.


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY


Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

States

GA  

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