The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform entry- to intermediate level Geographic Information System (GIS) duties. These duties include creating, implementing, and maintaining GIS data. The essential functions are: creates and maintains GIS data; creates, edits, and maintains digital and hard copy spatial analysis products; provides support, training, and technical assistance to GIS users; and contributes to departmental objectives. The GIS Analyst is distinguished from the Senior GIS Analyst in that the GIS Analyst is assigned to less complex projects and requires closer supervision. Project assignments and technical guidance are received from the Senior GIS Analyst; supervision is provided by the GIS Manager.