GIS Analyst


Sapphos Environmental, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time GIS Analyst to join a team of analysts that supports the mapping efforts of a multidisciplinary arrangement of departments. The GIS Analyst will be responsible for GIS data capture, analysis and production of spatial/non-spatial data, management of geospatial databases, and the extensive application of ArcGIS.




  • Staff GIS assistance.
  • GIS data capture, conversion, maintenance & documentation.
  • Maintain geospatial databases.
  • Conduct spatial analysis.
  • Produce, update, and maintain cartographic outputs and graphic files.
  • Coordinate with a multidisciplinary arrangement of departments to ensure GIS support is conducted on-time and within the required budget.
  • Maintain KPS and resume and tailor to specific proposals as needed.
  • Use cost backup spread sheets and marketing templates to develop and understand project budgets and scopes of work.
  • Facilitate meetings with clients and/or respond to client phone calls, emails, or other communications. Identify potential clients and new opportunities with existing clients; help to develop GIS marketing materials.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or closely related field, or equivalent experience. Certifications a PLUS.
  • 1+ years of professional work experience in the field of GIS.
  • Solid grasp of ArcGIS desktop tools: ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo, etc. ArcGIS Pro a PLUS.
  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS online and associated mobile applications.
  • Solid grasp of GPSs: Garmin and Trimble units, and associated software.
  • Competency on map projections, systems coordination, queries, geodatabases, ArcGIS spatial analysis.
  • Capacity to maintain metadata using ArcGIS software.
  • Ability to sustain project management tasks in coordination with client objectives and internal procedures.
  • Working knowledge of Python or a high-level general-purposed programming language.
  • Working knowledge of standardized query language (SQL)
  • Work effectively under minimal supervision.
  • Capacity to excel in a teamwork-driven environment.
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills to deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.



Additional Information

  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Salary: Above Market + Full Benefits
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, life and AD&D insurance, flexible spending account, continued education/training allocation, public transportation sponsorship, generous holiday and vacation package.


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