GIS Specialist

Website Dyett & Bhatia

Urban and Regional Planners

Dyett & Bhatia, a premier urban planning consulting firm, is looking for a full-time GIS Specialist to provide support for long-range planning, urban design, zoning, environmental analysis and other assignments. The involves creating, manipulating and managing geospatial data; conducting analysis; and producing publication-ready maps, tables, and charts. The GIS Specialist would need to interact with planners, other mapping specialists, and clients; and help integrate new GIS technologies into the firm’s planning work.


The ideal candidate will have a BA in GIS, or in geography, planning or closely-related field along with certificate/specialization in GIS, minimum 2 years’ experience (greater experience desirable) and have demonstrated proficiency in:

• Manipulating vector and raster data in ArcGIS
• Manipulating tabular data in GIS, including summarizing, joining and linking related data
• Geodatabase design and management
• Spatial Analysis, 3D Analysis and Network Analysis
• Internet applications
• Map design and layout skills for display and published maps


• Drawing (Illustrator) and AutoCAD familiarity is desirable


Starting base salary range from $65,000 to $75,000 DOE + benefits. We offer a full range of benefits, including vacation/sick leave, paid holidays, medical insurance, pre-tax transit allowance, and a company-contributed IRA plan.


Email cover letter/email and resume and any work samples in PDF only. File limit size 15 MB. The position is open until filled.


Dyett & Bhatia ( is a 20-person urban planning consulting firm, with a focus on preparing long-range plans for cities. The firm will be relocating July 1 to Downtown Oakland, directly adjacent to the 12th Street BART station. Until relocation, position will be based in the Jackson Square District (@ Sansome/Pacific streets) of downtown San Francisco.

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