Geospatial Technology Analyst, Wyoming State Parks & Historic Sites

Cheyenne, WY

Job Title: ENGS07-09322-Geospatial Technology Analyst

Organization: Wyoming State Parks & Historic Sites

Type of opportunity: The primary responsibility of the position is to administer and manage the Division’s geospatial data systems. The position will maintain standardized geospatial data which is useful for ongoing agency operations with outputs of hard copy, web-based, and APPs to serve both internal and external customers. The position requires skills in the areas of data management, research of land boundaries, field data collection, data compilation, cartography, desktop (ArcGIS) GIS and the Microsoft Office Suite.

Duties: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Digitize, maintain, update and manipulate spatially referenced recreation resource data (trails, roads, campsites etc…) in an ArcGIS environment for 40 State Parks and Historic Sites and for statewide motorized (snowmobile and off-road vehicle) trails.
  • Acquire data through research/file searches, networking with land managers, and field data collection.
  • Accurately interpret and compose legal and pseudo-legal written descriptions of boundaries. Enter land records into GIS using COGO, digitization or image registration.
  • Manage Division subscriptions and licenses for ArcGIS and other related software.
  • Manage geodatabase versions and edit workflow.
  • Apply standards and protocols to maintenance and stewardship to ensure data accuracy and record metadata.
  • Complete quality control (automated and manual) on all databases and geodatabases to ensure information is accurate and correct.
  • Design and produce quality, user-friendly map products for internal and external customers. Documents major processes and procedures.
  • Prepare maps for publication via a wide variety of media types including hard copy small and large batch, signs, web-based, and APP based.
  • Provides technical assistance and user support for the geographic data and data collection tools used by Division employees to do their jobs more efficiently.
  • Evaluate or assist with the evaluation of management actions on cultural and natural resources.

Desired qualifications:


Preference may be given to applicants with any combination of training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information Science or a minor/concentration in Geographic Information Science with a degree in natural resource or cultural resource management or directly related field.
Preference may also be given to candidates with a background in real estate/easement title work, candidates with 2 to 5 years of professional experience in applying database and geospatial data principles utilizing ArcGIS 10.x software, ArcGIS online and who use Access and Autocad.


  • Working understanding of the concepts and principles of GIS, including data acquisition, spatial data organization and stewardship, topology, project design, data analysis, map composition and production, etc.
  • Proficiency using suite of ArcGIS software products and geoprocessing tools including desktop ArcGIS and survey grade (Trimble) GPS equipment.
  • Some experience developing online applications and utilizing ArcGIS Online and Story Maps.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Access.
  • Ability to use computer hardware, software and other related information technologies for extended periods on a daily basis.
  • Ability to learn and adhere to State and Department policies, procedures and expectations.
  • Skilled in time management and workload planning. Capable of working both independently and as an outstanding team member.
  • Oral and written communication skills.

Salary/pay: $18.54 – $23.18 Hourly

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