GIS Analyst

City of Sugar Land

Full Time
Sugar land, TX
Posted 1 week ago

Job Title: GIS Analyst

Opening Date/Time:  Mon. 09/23/19 12:00 AM Central Time

Time Closing Date/Time:  Mon. 10/07/19 5:00 PM Central Time


$22.12 – $25.44 Hourly
$46,009.60 – $52,915.20 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: 2700 Town Center Blvd Sugar Land, Texas

Department: Information Technology

At the City of Sugar Land, we are looking for people driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged, and are committed to public service. Our champion employees are a driving factor for making Sugar Land “One of America’s Best”.

The GIS Analyst is responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of a comprehensive GIS Geodatabase for citywide geographic data support.

Summary of Duties:
  • Utilize information processing capabilities to create custom maps and charts based on both the City’s and outside sources of GIS data.
  • Utilizes measures to ensure quality control of data capture, entry and editing.
  • Coordinates with GIS staff on design or changes of the Geodatabase structure.
  • Assist with GIS data gathering and compilation, mapping and analysis
  • Works with the IT/GIS users to expand the use and sharing of GIS data to other departments within the City.
  • Update and distribute GIS data for use in field collection.
  • Extract data from GIS in the creation of reports and other documents
  • Assist with field data collection and quality controls
  • Record and document details of update in GIS metadata
  • Provide GIS data support for the City’s computerized maintenance management software (Cityworks)
  • Provides GIS support to smaller departments that lack departmental GIS resources.
Minimum Qualifications:
Formal Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Computer Science, Urban Planning or related field from an accredited school or university preferred.

Relatable Work Experience:

  • One to two years or practical GIS experience is preferred.
  • Municipal experience preferred.
  • Additional relevant work experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above knowledge; skills and education requirements may be substituted in lieu of specific education requirements.

Training (License and/or Certification):

  • Valid Texas Class “C” Driver License

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Job CategoryCustomer Service, Geography, Hardware/Software Support, Information Technology, Urban Planning

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