GIS Specialist

Website H2Safety

The GIS Specialist is responsible for the development and maintenance of both internal and external GIS systems. Internal GIS systems include all software, databases, and applications utilized by the GIS Department for Emergency Response Plan (ERP) map production, as well as internal (company-wide) facing GIS web applications and database solutions.

External GIS systems include any client facing GIS web maps and applications; including ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online administering. The GIS Specialist will work closely with the GIS Department to provide technical expertise on internal systems, provide solutions to enhance and maintain workflows, and implement current GIS trends and best-practices. The GIS Specialist will also liaise with the IT Department and H2Safety Executives to assure company-wide system standards are being met, and to enhance GIS collaboration within the company

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  • Acts as the GIS technical support for the department, within H2Safety, and with H2Safety clients
  • Develop new mapping products, processes and standards
  • Maintain existing GIS models and scripts to ensure department working at efficient rate
  • Produce new scripted workflows as products and processes are developed
  • Maintain all existing datasets to assure data is accurate and current
  • Oversee all data transfer between H2Safety and clients
  • Integrate new datasets into GIS framework as required for new projects or changing regulation
  • Maintain and develop quarterly department GIS data update
  • Ownership for the GIS department’s current and future use of company databases
  • Roll GIS department onto Enterprise Database structure with ArcGIS Server development and integration
  • Ownership of GIS software, including staying current on modern GIS practices and capabilities
  • Develop H2Safety’s Web GIS platform, including ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, and Portal for ArcGIS
  • Administer ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS websites and client portal
  • Maintain all H2Safety ArcGIS Server data services, assuring up-to-date and meeting client needs
  • Incorporate client supplied data into internal web GIS framework
  • Develop web maps and mapping applications as required both internally and externally



  • 5 years of progressive GIS experience
  • Working experience with the entire ArcGIS Software Suite; including ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Enterprise (ArcGIS for Server and Portal for ArcGIS)
  • Experience with authoring and publishing map services with ArcGIS for Server
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS Server and Portal administration; service, user, and group maintenance
  • Application development with Web AppBuilder considered an asset
  • Experience with Esri Enterprise Geodatabase administration
  • Experience with SQL Server databases, administration and queries considered an asset
  • Experience with Access databases and queries considered an asset
  • Ability to author and troubleshoot python programming language scripts
  • Working knowledge of the ArcPy library
  • Strong understanding of best-practices for GIS data management and workflows
  • Understanding of cartographic principles and ability to create professional quality maps with the use of ArcMap

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