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Hillsborough County Government

$21.20-$36.67 Hourly / $3,674.67-$6,356.13 Monthly / $44,096.00-$76,273.60 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 degree in Geography, Urban or Regional Planning, Mathematics, Computer Science or Management Information Systems; and
Three or more years of experience in GIS hardware and software support.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific 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 one or more 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, 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.

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.