GIS Technical Specialist

Central Massachusetts & Rhode Island & Eastern Massachusetts / full-time / GIS-22-00006

Are you ready to take an active role working on high-profile projects in the GIS & asset management field? Do you like to work with leading professionals using the latest mapping and data analysis tools? Come join us and help improve the communities where we live and work using GIS based solutions!

As public infrastructure ages, the need for assessing, planning, and prioritizing assets becomes increasingly necessary. BETA utilizes the latest in geospatial technologies to provide our clients with content rich, data driven solutions for implementing infrastructure repairs and expansions. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with industry-leading GIS specialists, analysts, planners, and engineers while contributing to the success and growth of an expanding, employee-owned firm. This position can be based out of our Lincoln, RI, Norwood, MA, or Worcester, MA office, however there will be times that travel to the other locations is necessary.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Utilize GIS software as tool for developing solutions to complex planning problems
  • Perform quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components
  • Work within a team environment to develop geographic database structures, tables, forms, and reports
  • Develop, support, and provide training with ESRI based web applications; WebApp Builder, WebApps, Dashboards, Experience Builder, Field Maps, Survey123, and Work Force
  • Assist in the collection of field data, asset inspections and field measurements including but not limited to roadway, sidewalk, and drainage assets.
  • Provide GIS related technical support both internally and to external clients
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in the GIS field

Professional Requirements:

  • Experience with ESRI suite of tools (ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online)
  • An understanding of geospatial data such as modeling, scrubbing, manipulation, hierarchies, maintenance, and relationships with specific experience
  • A solid knowledge of technical application, concepts, principals, and theories in GIS
  • Experience in map generation and visualization
  • Ability to manage workload effectively and efficiently
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple tasks and adjust to changing priorities
  • Valid driver’s license is a must
  • 1+ years of experience with GIS applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, engineering, environmental resources, or a related field
  • Prior experience with municipal and/or state asset management projects
  • Knowledge of pavement management and ADA/MUTCD compliance principles


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans with generous company contributions
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) -100% Employee-Owned Firm

About BETA

BETA Group, Inc., a multi-office engineering, landscape architecture, and planning firm, was established in 1982 and has grown to become a regional leader in the fields of transportation/traffic engineering and planning, civil/site engineering, structural engineering, water/wastewater engineering, landscape architecture, urban design, & planning, GIS/asset management, environmental sciences, environmental permitting, and construction services. BETA has offices in Lincoln, RI; Norwood, Worcester, and Chicopee, MA; Hartford, CT; and Manchester, NH; and employs a staff of engineers, scientists, biologists, planners, climate change and resiliency managers, landscape designers, technicians, and construction managers.

BETA is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. BETA does not sponsor Visas. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States of America.

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