Oregon Career Opportunity – GIS Specialist II/III Position – Portland General Electric

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon’s energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That’s PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And it’s a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you’re looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.


Specialist II/III, GIS

The successful candidate will apply proficient knowledge of GIS software and hardware to analyze, design, develop, test, document, implement, train, administer and maintain spatial maps, products and business processes. Apply thorough application program language skills to automate and/or enhance maps, databases, queries/reports and business processes. Lead special initiatives/projects and tasks as assigned, prepare and deliver presentations, writing papers/process documentation, teach desktop GIS software skills to users, provide support for GIS application related questions and problems.

Typically a degree in geography or one of the fields related to GIS applications plus up to one to two years of experience. Applicants should have proficient knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 10.1, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Server for SharePoint, Microsoft SharePoint principles and techniques. Also, proficient knowledge of MS Access, SQL, Python, scripting and database design. Able to lift 50 lbs. Some work may require travel and working in other areas of the company. Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing.

The position is described at the Specialist II / III level, but the position will be filled at the level commensurate with the experience of the selected candidate.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at by the application deadline. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

We offer a full range of traditional benefits – medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more – plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

PGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Staffing Services Contact:

Kathrine Litchfield


[email protected]

Good Horse Nation | Portland General Electric | Portland Service Center | Geospatial Information Services, Supervisor

3700 SE 17th Ave | Portland, Oregon 97202 | (: 503.736.5501 7: 503.736.5500 | *: [email protected]

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