GIS Data Specialist - Brown County, WI

Job Posting:


GIS Data Specialist 
Job Announcement Code(s): 19-01106


Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    R&R Regional GIS Data Specialist

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)

Starting pay is between $21.23 - $25 / hour ($44,158 - $52,000 annually). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. This position is in Pay Schedule / Range 07-35.

Kayla Weisensel, HR Specialist, 608-266-6831,

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Area of Competition:

Deadline to Apply:
Applications must be complete and finalized before 11:59PM CST on the deadline date. Once you finalize, you cannot make changes to your application.

Assessment Information:
Preview Assessment  


The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently filling an IS Data Services Professional position within the Division of Environmental Management, Bureau of Remediation and Redevelopment. This position is stationed in our Green Bay office. 

In addition to many appealing benefits, the DNR offers a fun, casual work environment, flexible scheduling (depending on the position), and opportunities for career development. The DNR is an inclusive, diverse agency that prides itself on commitment to sustainability and giving back to the community by participating in fundraisers for charities. 

Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work! Click here, for additional information about State Government positions.Position Summary:   This position is responsible for assisting with the design and development of the Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program’s GIS mapping applications, in addition to supporting program database and records management needs. 

Primary responsibilities include the implementation and oversight of geographic information systems (GIS) and its application to the RR program by geolocating contaminated sites; developing and managing the RR Program’s web map and feature services; performing technical data and database design; analyzing data requirements; performing spatial data analyses; and assisting with QA/QC to support RR Program IT operations and business needs.

Special Notes:   Employment will require the selected candidate to pass a background check. DNR does not sponsor work visas, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.


Required skills for this position include all of the following:
- Experience using geospatial mapping tools such as ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, GeoCortex 
- Database operation experience, such as running queries, creating reports, and data analysis
- Experience working as part of a project team (e.g. work groups, special team assignments, etc)

Preferred skills include the following:
- Experience performing GIS data collection, assessment, and integration of GIS layers
- GIS certification or an Associate's degree or higher in a relevant technology or computer science concentration
- Experience providing training or presentations to internal staff / customers
- Experience analyzing and/or interpreting organizational rules or policies

How To Apply:   If you have not already done so, create an account by clicking the green “Log In” button at the top of the main Wisc.Jobs page. Click the “Create New Account” button and follow the directions. Once you have an account, click "Preview Assessment" and follow the instructions to create your custom cover letter & resume for this recruitment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Add the new documents to your account before applying. You will be sent an automatic e-mail confirming that the application process has been completed. We will also correspond via e-mail for assessment results and other steps in the selection process. 

Your cover letter and resume are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and cover letter and what should be included in these materials, click here.   

Current permanent classified state employees and former permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration via transfer, voluntary demotion or reinstatement must apply through Wisc.Jobs.