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Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/18
Posting End Date: 2024/07/07
Category: GIS
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 30.46
Maximum Salary: 38.08
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho
Idaho Transportation Department

NOTICE: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.

STATE OF IDAHO EMPLOYEES: If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through Luma Opportunities. Applying through the State of Idaho’s external career website will cause duplicate profiles and will slow the processing of your application for a new position.

If you would like to join the award-winning, dynamic team of professionals dedicated to the mission of Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), this may be the perfect career opportunity for you!


ITD currently has an opening for a Geographic Information System Analyst II located in Boise, Idaho. This position will administer District 3's GIS layers, maps, web-based applications, and mobile applications, in order to support district staff with their projects and workflow. The incumbent will serve as a subject matter expert in GIS, serving to support ITD personnel and external customers as well as filling technical roles on GIS/LRS projects.

Note: Minimal travel may be required throughout Idaho and occasional travel within District 3. 


Example of Duties

  • Edit data, conduct analysis and create digital and paper information products using GIS and Linear Referencing System (LRS)
  • Participate as a GIS SME on District projects
  • Coordinate with state, federal and local entities to accomplish specific project or program goals
  • Perform GIS data editing and management tasks, conduct spatial analysis, and create GIS data products
  • Create web maps and web applications in ArcGIS Online for ITD staff
  • Solve complex technical GIS problems
  • Research and design new or revised methodologies
  • Perform digital GIS and LRS mapping and database functions
  • Train users in computer systems use, ArcGIS Online (IPlan), ArcGISPro, Field Maps, Survey 123, spatial analysis, workflows and related technologies
  • Provide guidance to users to maximize productivity and equipment use
  • Convert information from maps, photographs, tables and spreadsheets into a computer-compatible format
  • Apply sampling procedures to assess map or database accuracy
  •  May perform GIS system administration


Minimum Qualifications

  • Good knowledge of GIS principles; cartographic principles; web and mobile GIS principles; conducting GIS analysis.

  • Experience operating, applying, and programming GIS software products in a work environment. 


NOTE: This experience is typically gained by at least 2 years of professional-level employment in the GIS field 


Desired Qualifications:

  • Expert in GIS principles and advanced functions of ESRI software
  • Knowledge of computer programming languages such as Python, Java, JavaScript, HTML, Arcade, or other object-oriented languages
  • Experience using Coordinate Geometry (COGO) tools and ArcPro parcel fabric for ROW mapping
  • Experience planning, designing and implementing GIS projects and preparing reports of findings
  • Operating, applying and programming ESRI software products in a work environment. Knowledge of project management principles
  • Experience working with ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Portal applications
  • Linear Referencing Experience

To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho! Contact an ITD Recruiter at: [email protected] or call 208-334-8664. The Idaho Transportation Department does not sponsor work visas.

The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information, please visit


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email[email protected]. (If you have a contact for applicant accommodations at your agency, please replace the contact information).

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.