GIS Programmer Analyst - MaineDOT Application Development Team

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Office of Information Technology

GIS Programmer Analyst

MaineDOT Application Development Team


OPENS: March 14, 2019

CLOSING: March 29, 2019


You can highlight your technical skills and function as a productive member of a highly talented Applications Team. You have strong trouble shooting skills and a desire to learn new technologies and approaches to programming. You have a passion for GIS technologies.

If this describes you, we want you on our TEAM!!



The application development team within the Maine Office of Information Technology is seeking a highly-motivated individual with experience in Web based GIS development in JavaScript and/or .NET, geoprocessing with Python and integrating RESTful web services.

The selected candidate will have an opportunity to work with our GIS application development team supporting the entire Spatial Program at MaineDOT.



You will have an opportunity to enhance your skills in a challenging and rewarding team environment.  Our GIS team contains highly skilled developers and GIS professionals that will provide ongoing mentorship. The applications and data processes you will build and support also use current GIS software and development technologies.  



Your job as a GIS Programmer Analyst will be to work closely as part of the team that develops and maintains MaineDOT’s GIS environment.  You will use your skills to build web-based mapping applications and/or design geoprocessing services in Python using our defined coding frameworks.  You will also interact with MaineDOT staff to define their application and data needs in support of MaineDOT’s strategic plans.



Applicants must have strong problem-solving skills and be able to interact with our end-user community.  Although we are in a team environment it is expected that you will be able to work independently to trouble shoot issues and extend our coding frameworks. An ability to communicate complex technical issues effectively both verbally and in writing is also important.



In order to qualify, you must have two and one half (2½) years of applications systems development experience utilizing a high-level language. A Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science or equivalent subject area may be substituted for one (1) year of application systems development experience.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in GIS, ESRI’s JavaScript API, Python and Linear Reference systems (LRS).



To apply, please visit the following website and apply online:

The selected candidate will be required to complete an official job application and pass the required background checks as a condition of employment. *Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Only U.S. Citizens or aliens who have a legal right to permanently work in the United States are eligible for employment.   We cannot sponsor applicants requiring work visas.  Resume’ and Cover Letter must be submitted by:  March 29, 2019



JOB CLASS CODE:  0865             Pay Grade: 23 - $45,510.40 - $61,609.60 annually*

*Includes a 15% recruitment and retention salary and eligibility for a training bonus.



The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions.  The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly.  The value* of State-paid Health Insurance: 

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):   $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):             $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):           $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):           $377.98 biweekly 

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status about the health credit premium program.

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