GIS Analyst Position – WRD

GIS Analyst – Full time employment – Water Replenishment District is looking for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst for its Lakewood, CA Office. See under Jobs and RFP Tab or for qualification requirements.


The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) was formed in 1959 to manage the Central and West Coast groundwater basins.

WRD’s mission is to provide, protect and preserve high quality groundwater through innovative, cost-effective and environmentally sensitive basin management practices for the benefit of residents and businesses of the Central and West Coast Basins.

WRD provides groundwater for four million residents (10% of the State’s population) in 43 cities in a 420-square mile area of southern Los Angeles County. WRD protects the Central and West Coast Groundwater Basins through groundwater replenishment, deterrence of seawater intrusion and groundwater contamination prevention and clean-up programs.

WRD is governed by a five-member elected Board. It has 33 employees and an annual operating budget of $65 million.


The Water Replenishment District is looking for a motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills, who, under general direction, performs a variety of simple to complex professional duties in developing, analyzing, implementing and maintaining the District’s geographic information system; and performs related duties as assigned.

GIS Analyst is responsible for performing a variety of professional and technical duties in the identification, gathering, development, and integration of data, graphics, maps and photographs for inclusion in the District’s ESRI based GIS system. An incumbent is also responsible for maintaining the District’s GIS applications, tools and utilities to support District and departmental planning and decision-making needs, operational productivity goals, and customer service requirements. GIS Analyst is required to have professional sufficiency in ESRI’s ArcGIS 10.2, including ArcGIS Desktop and preferably Spatial and 3D Analyst. Additional desired skills include experience in groundwater resources management, database management, and groundwater modeling.

The salary range is $68,402 to $91,490 and includes annual leave, educational reimbursement, 12 holidays per year, life insurance up to $150K, and health benefits. Position closes 1/31/2014.

For more information on the GIS Analyst position and to apply, visit

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