South Central Arc User Group

Established 1990

GIS Manager

Bexar Appraisal District

San Antonio, TX 78207


POSITION DESCRIPTION: The GIS Manager directs the daily operation of all personnel involved in digital mapping and account creation records maintenance. Assures final submission of annexations, tifs/tirzs, plats and deeds from taxing units. Supports all appraisal functions by processing ownership changes, field information, inspection requests from both taxpayers and tax units, trains appraisers in map orientation and symbols, and assists managers in GIS concepts and use. Maintains all GIS electronic and paper records pertaining to property ownership and mapping. Interviews, selects, trains, supervises, and directs GIS staff under area of responsibility. Acts as direct point of contact for all Assessor-Collectors and Tax Unit employees using GIS and conducts meetings to review status, requirements, procedures, formats, and schedules used to update data. Responsible for the annual acquisition of the aerial maps.


  • A four (4) year college or university degree in GIS, cartography, geospatial technology, or geography preferred.


  • Combination of work experience and education considered.  Prefer eight (8) years GIS experience in an appraisal district. Prefer five (5) years of supervision of GIS large mass appraisal projects within the past eight (8) years.



  • Proficiency in: GIS design, geospatial analysis, file structures, data management, ESRI ArcGIS software, and Windows operating system.
  • Experience working with parcel fabric, creating and maintaining web services preferred.
  • Strong analytical, logical, and organizational skills.
  • Manage and act as role model for GIS supervision and staff.
  • Advanced skills in PC word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Train and operate computer programs for appraisal/mapping use.
  • Work effectively both independently and with others. Organize and plan work effectively.
  • Commitment to providing exceptional public service.
  • Position requires use of personal vehicle.  A valid Texas driver’s license with proof of liability insurance is mandatory with a verified acceptable driving record. Also, must have reliable transportation.


Benefits: In addition to a competitive salary, the District’s benefit package includes: Medical, Dental, LTD, & Life Insurance paid by the District; a generous retirement program with the Texas County and District Retirement System (TCDRS); paid vacation, sick & holiday time.

Organization: The District is a political subdivision of the State of Texas with 150 employees and a $16 million annual budget.  Bexar Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of property subject to ad valorem taxation.   Our offices are located in downtown San Antonio. 

If interested and qualified, please submit an application, resume, and cover letter with salary requirement to  The job description and application for employment are located at  

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