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Hillsborough County Government

$19.85-$35.50 Hourly / $3,440.67-$6,153.33 Monthly / $41,288.00-$73,840.00 Yearly


Performs analytical duties related to the development and operation of a Geographic Information System (GIS) to create, update, and maintain maps.


An Associate's or higher degree in Geography, Urban or Regional Planning, Mathematics, Computer Science or Management Information Systems.

An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of GIS computer database development and management.
  • Considerable knowledge of computerized cartographic/mapping hardware and software.
  • Considerable knowledge of computerized mapping symbols, standards and terminology.
  • Skill in the use and operation of computers and peripheral equipment such as digitizers, plotters and drafting instruments.
  • Ability to read and interpret aerial photographs, maps, deeds and legal descriptions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Performs analysis of GIS data based on specified criteria and generates reports based on resulting data for use in projects, reports and decision making processes.
  • Develops macros to generate reports from GIS databases.
  • Maintains GIS databases; converts data from various sources for entry into databases; develops user instructions; and establishes and maintains related procedures and symbol set libraries.
  • Designs project maps and databases; analyzes reports; and produces final prints using various types of plotters.
  • Trains user staff and provides technical support in application of statistical and thematic mapping software.
  • Serves as liaison with other County departments and outside agencies for effective system applications.
  • Updates and corrects special project maps.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.