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Portland, Oregon, United States of America
JOB #R2105187

GIS Analyst

Geographical Information Systems Analyst

Pacific Northwest or Remote

Are you looking to put your GIS skills to use on project work that makes a meaningful impact? ICF is seeking a passionate GIS Analyst with 3+ years’ experience (educational experience can substitute) who is ready to strengthen our growing team. Position is based in Portland, with options to work remotely in the Pacific Northwest.

We are the Environment & Planning Division. We are passionate about doing what’s right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence—these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow.  If you perform well in a fast-paced, engaging and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF ( and consider applying to join our team.      

What You Will Do

This role presents you with the opportunity for innovative project work for a diverse clientele, developing solutions across a variety of disciplines including climate adaptation, health and equity, disaster management, species recovery, environmental restoration, and transportation planning. You will work in a multidisciplinary environment  with data scientists, designers, biologists, conservation planners, archaeologists, and transportation experts. You will join our analytical team which includes software developers, data modelers, and geographic information system analysts. This will afford you the opportunity to broaden and enhance your existing skill set as well as train others in a collaborative environment, implementing technology that interests and excites you!

What You Must Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in geography, GIS, environmental sciences, or a related field

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in GIS using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro

  • Proven experience with complex spatial modeling, including the use of Model Builder and Python Scripting

  • Proven experience working with ArcGIS Online, Collector/Field Maps

  • Experience with ArcGIS extensions e.g. Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst

  • Experience with Python, including the ArcPy module, and the ability to manipulate scripts for use in automating analysis and figure production

  • Understand cartographic principles and possess the ability to produce quality maps while maintaining efficiency

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Excel, Access, Word); comfortable with Excel operations such as pivot tables and VLOOKUP functions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to convey complex concepts/analysis to non-technical/non-expert audience

  • Ability to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team to provide client services

  • Ability to be adaptive in a fast-paced environment, including learning new technologies and juggling multiple projects depending on priority need.

What We’d Like You to Have

  • Experience with QGIS

  • Experience creating smart field data collection forms with platforms such as Fulcrum

  • Familiarity with web development and working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Experience with open-source mapping platforms/libraries e.g. ArcGIS for JavaScript API, Carto, Mapbox, Google, or Leaflet

  • Experience with spatial statistics and R

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Portland, OR (OR09)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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