Job Opportunities at CDRPC

Senior GIS and Data Analyst/GIS Data Analyst

The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) in Albany, NY is seeking applicants for a full‐time position as either a Senior GIS and Data Analyst or an entry level GIS and Data Analyst.  A range of planning and analytical skills are required, with a focus on data analysis and technical assistance to support our planning, economic development and environmental programs.   The position will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and communicating data; serving as a resource for data users; undertaking school enrollment projections; and making public presentations. Other duties will include writing and reviewing reports, conducting research, and other special projects.

Responsibilities:  The responsibilities listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

  • Work with a collaborative team on planning, economic development, water quality and sustainability projects
  • Responsible for collecting, investigating, analyzing, and communicating data from secondary sources, including statistical analysis using census, bureau of labor statistics, NYS data, etc
  • Experience with ESRI GIS products
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite products and Adobe Suite products
  • Provide training services on accessing, using, and analyzing a variety of data sets
  • Provide technical assistance to municipalities and organizations
  • Participate in task forces related to regional planning and water quality activities and initiatives
  • Conducting school enrollment projections, writing reports, and presenting to school boards
  • Report and short article writing regarding demographic, economic, and other data topics
  • Data visualization using, Excel, Tableau, etc
  • Database and visualizations management
  • Social media management and simple graphic design
  • Simple coding and website management

Minimum Qualifications:

In addition to demonstrating proficiency related to the job responsibilities, the candidate should also have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be comfortable making presentations to small and large audiences and be a self‐starter who can demonstrate initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness.

Senior GIS and Data Analyst

  • Master’s degree in GIS, geospatial sciences, geography, planning, data science, statistics or a related field, or a GIS concentration or certificate within transportation planning, urban and regional planning, or a closely related field; with three (3) years of workplace experience using GIS technologies; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, geospatial sciences, geography, planning, data science, statistics or a related field, or a GIS concentration or certificate within transportation planning, urban and regional planning, or a closely related field with five (5) years of workplace experience using GIS technologies; OR
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined

GIS and Data Analyst

  • Master’s degree in GIS, geospatial sciences, geography, planning, data science, statistics or a related field, or a GIS concentration or certificate within transportation planning, urban and regional planning, or a closely related field; with one (1) year of workplace experience using GIS technologies; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, geospatial sciences, geography, planning, data science, statistics or a related field, or a GIS concentration or certificate within transportation planning, urban and regional planning, or a closely related field with two (2) years of workplace experience using GIS technologies; OR
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined

Compensation

  • $50,000 to high-$70,000s depending on education and experience. Includes robust health care benefits, membership in the New York State and Local Retirement System, FSA/Dependent Care savings account, Paid Family Leave, and access to the NYS Deferred Compensation Plan.

CDRPC is an Equal Opportunity employer and follows Affirmative Action policies. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email with the subject “GIS and Data Analyst” to cdrpc@cdrpc.org by Friday, November 19th, 2022.