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Hillsborough County Government

$19.60-$31.11 Hourly / $3,397.33-$5,392.40 Monthly / $40,768.00-$64,708.80 Yearly


Performs advanced 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 from an accredited college or university with a major in Geography, Urban or Regional Planning, Mathematics, Computer Science or Management Information Systems; and
Three years of experience in GIS hardware and software support.

Or any 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.
    • Working knowledge of computer programming using different languages as applicable to GIS systems.
    • Skill in the use and operation of computers and peripheral equipment such as digitizers, plotters and drafting instruments.
    • Ability to collect, organize and analyze data and develop logical conclusions.
    • Ability to read and interpret aerial photographs, maps, deeds and legal descriptions.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to use a computer and related software.


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 some or all of the activities described below.
    • Performs complex 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 scripts and models to perform advanced analysis and streamline routine GIS tasks.
    • Maintains GIS databases and designs schema; converts data from various sources for entry into databases; uses various computer languages to manipulate data and produce reports; enforces best practices for GIS incorporation of legacy data; develops user instructions; and establishes and maintains related procedures and symbol set libraries.
    • Designs project maps and databases; analyzes reports; and makes recommendations based on final prints.
    • Trains user staff and provides technical support in application of statistical and thematic mapping software.
    • Creates complex maps to convey information to non-technical staff.
    • Serves as liaison with other County departments and outside agencies for effective system applications.
    • May supervise lower level GIS staff and act as GIS Manager in event of absence.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: SRGISAGENO; EST: 9/7/2005; REV: 6/22/2012;