Geospatial Analyst Job Description Template
We are looking for a detail-oriented, research-minded geospatial analyst to join our dynamic team. The geospatial analyst will be responsible for analyzing geographical data, working collaboratively with other staff members, and communicating GIS concepts to non-GIS users.
To be successful as a geospatial analyst, you should be prepared to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment. A top-notch geospatial analyst should have excellent research, collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Geospatial Analyst Responsibilities:
- Gathering, analyzing, and storing geospatial data according to the clients' requirements.
- Using the proper devices and software tools to analyze geographical objects under observation.
- Extracting relevant information from the gathered geospatial data and applying analytical methods to solve problems related to intelligence.
- Analyzing geographical areas for defense work.
- Tracking changes to the landscape as well as damages that have occurred due to natural disasters to understand Earth's overall environmental condition.
- Dividing gathered geospatial data into various data sets to suit the needs of our various clients.
- Writing reports on your geospatial analysis findings.
- Presenting the relevant information in an understandable way in various meetings and presentations.
- Researching and developing geospatial products for the market and internal use.
- Performing geo-coding for further use in geographic information systems.
Geospatial Analyst Requirements:
- A bachelor's degree in geographic information systems or a related field; master's degree preferred.
- Work experience in cartography or drafting.
- Military Geospatial Analysts must have 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 22 weeks of Advanced Individual Training.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Advanced working knowledge of geospatial devices and software tools.
- Strong mathematics, computer, and design skills.
- Excellent collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.