111 Russell Drive
New Cityland, CA 91010
RE: GIS Analyst, Ref# 2279732, 08/05/2014
Dear Mr. Fox,
I am writing to apply for the position of GIS Analyst listed on your company’s website. With over 11 years of experience in GIS projects and database management, I possess a the comprehensive skill set and hands-on understanding necessary to affect positive, overreaching outcomes in this role. Please take a look at my attached resume for a detailed look at my skills and experience. Here’s a snapshot of what I have to offer:
- A Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Queenscrest Collegiate Institute of Technology, New Cityland
- Expertise with map production, ArcGIS software, Oracle SQL and Oracle Spatial Data Functions, and Microsoft Excel
- A reputation of success that results from my passion for continuously looking for ways to take initiative and identify business opportunities
The attached resume details my extensive experience and training as a GIS Analyst. I will contact you this week to confirm receipt of my resume and to arrange a time to learn more about this opportunity and to discuss how I can contribute my strengths at Cordova Industries. I appreciate your taking the time to review my credentials and experience.
Dear Ms. Mitchell
I am writing in response to your online post seeking a qualified GIS Specialist. With more than five years of experience actively working in the field since earning a Bachelor of Science in Geography I feel that Oceanside Corporation is the right place for me to continue to grow within this profession.
Especially adept at field work I am more than willing to travel to conduct surveys and produce accurate mapping results as I have done for my previous employers. I routinely draw on my computer skills to maintain and enter data in a GIS database manipulate and record digital land data and read interpret and analyse maps.
Comprehensive written and oral communications skills coupled with excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities allow me to work well as part of a team and independently as necessary. I am especially adept at defining data needs integrating spatial feature representations and making astute field observations.
My passion for my work as a GIS Specialist is combined with strong observational skills impressive technical abilities and a solid work ethic. For a more extensive account of my background please see the attached resume. I welcome any questions and look forward to hearing from you soon.