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GIS Specialist

Alexandria, MN

We are seeking a full-time GIS Specialist in our Alexandria, MN office. The position will assist project managers and clients on a variety of geospatial tasks for Engineering/Architectural/Environmental projects and presentations. This position will provide support and expertise in GIS including: advanced data analysis and modeling, asset-management surveys, web-accessibility development and implementation, database management, and provide technical advice to a diverse group of internal employees and external clients.

Successful candidates should have excellent professional, organizational, written and verbal communication skills. Keen problem solving skills, as well as the ability to perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks, is necessary. Candidates must possess a strong working experience with ArcGIS Desktop software and internet based GIS server technologies (ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Server or open-source). Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Natural Resources, Computer Science or GIS related field from an accredited college or university, OR equivalent related work experience. Database development/management, Spatial and 3D Analyst, relational databases, model development (Python), AutoCAD, and integration of GIS and CAD abilities are preferred. 

WSN is a thriving, well-established engineering/architectural firm serving clients throughout MN, ND, and surrounding states. We offer competitive salaries and benefits including health insurance, HSA contributions, paid time off, 401(k), and FSA/cafeteria plans.

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