Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Research Analysis Specialist
Full-Time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Research Analysis Specialist at Minnesota Department of Revenue
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $55,624-$81,557/yr
Education Level: N/A
E-Verify: Yes
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review

• Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

• Days of Work: Monday - Friday

• Travel Required: No

• Salary Range: $26.64 - $39.06 / hourly; $55,624 - $81,557 / annually

• Job Class Option: Geographic Info Systems

• Classified Status: Classified

• Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

• FLSA Status: Exempt - Administrative

• Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

• At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

Job Summary

• This position may experience a wage cost of living increase in July 2024.

• Join our team of curious researchers solving problems related to tax policy, legislation and Revenue operations. This Geographical Information Systems (GIS) position uses geographic analysis and interactive map production to support the Department of Revenue. Tasks include creating and maintaining spatial datasets, geocoding large datasets and conducting spatial analyses on state and local tax issues.

You must apply through our career website to be considered.


Minimum Qualifications

• 18 months of full-time equivalent experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or similar mapping software including ArcGIS, QGIS.

• Associate's degree may substitute for six (6) months of experience; Bachelor's degree may substitute for one (1) year of experience; Master’s degree may substitute for 18 months of experience; Doctorate degree may substitute for two (2) years of experience. To qualify, degrees must be earned in Geographic Information Systems/Science (GIS), Geography, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience using desktop GIS programs including ArcGIS, MapInfo Professional, or other comparable software.

• Technical skills and attention to detail to understand, manage and update large datasets.

• Experience using Web GIS/ArcGIS Online including creation, configuration, hosting and administration.

• Experience writing and editing code in at least one language (e.g. Python, VBA, MapBasic, etc.).

• Experience geocoding, within a desktop GIS program like ArcGIS, or in a standalone geocoding utility such as MapMarker.

• Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others and as part of a team.

Physical Requirements

• Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer.

Additional Requirements

• Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position. Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Minnesota Department of Revenue

Contact: Ryan Ross
Phone 651-556-3259
600 N Robert St
Saint Paul, Ramsey, MN 55146
Transit: On the Green Line, On bus line