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Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted:        April 24, 2018

Closing Date:       Open Until Filled


GIS Manager


Development Services


$65,000 Annually




A minimum supervision position, the GIS Manager performs computer applications and database design, development, and implementation services for departmental users utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) technology; supports the GIS environment, policies and procedures, standards, and the accuracy and consistency of the GIS information.  In addition, the GIS Manager assists the Director as required in the day-to-day operations of the Grayson County Development Services Department and must work effectively with managers and users at all levels.


Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Develops, plans, and implements complex GIS applications software for system users that includes but is not limited to designing and developing complex GIS database models and templates
  • Edits and creates GIS data including 9-1-1 Addressing, City Limits, Fire and EMS Districts; maintains GIS databases, SQL, SDE
  • Maintain the transportation planning (i.e. thoroughfare plan, land use, socio-economic, and demographic) GIS databases
  • Integrate statistical data resources to assist in proactive and strategic law enforcement initiatives, preventative enforcement and education and identification of crime patterns and spatial displays;  assist in trending criminal organizations, identification of known and repeat offenders, and provide GIS and other information to the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office for decision-making purposes
  • Provide onsite Emergency Operations Center (EOC) support during incidents where the EOC is activated and requires active GIS support
  • Create and publish GIS services for internal and public use, including web based applications using ArcGIS Online
  • Administers GIS servers and workstations by installing and troubleshooting system software and programs and administers system access and security
  • Prepares a variety of technical reports, maps, illustrations, correspondence and other written materials that include graphic representations
  • Responds to inquiries from end-users, developers, contractors, and other customers regarding GIS requirements
  • Participates in development functions involving but not limited to Economic Development, Law Enforcement and Emergency Management that require GIS support
  • Transposes complex data from records maps, CAD drawings, county land base maps, demographic models and economic resources and other source documents into GIS and/or related database
  • Participates in the development, maintenance and implementation of policies and procedures that ensure the accuracy of GIS information is maintained

Qualifications & Requirements:





  • 4 years’ experience with ESRI software, including ArcDesktop Standard 10.1 with professional-level experience in the design, development, implementation and administration of geographic information systems, including analysis and database development and integration
  • Associate Degree in Geographic Information Systems or closely related field (Bachelor degree preferred)
  • A GISP Certificate is highly desirable


Knowledge Of

  • Principles, practices, concepts and techniques of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) theory and function; including computer mapping and attribute data conversion, transfer, manipulation and analysis
  • Principles and practices of mapping coordinate systems, projections and scale
  • Principles and practices of database structures, design and database management
  • ESRI ArcGIS software family, AutoCAD, Microsoft Access, SQL Server and other mapping and GIS software
  • Equipment needed for GIS development, including workstations, printers, plotters, communications devices, scanners and other related peripheral devices


Ability to

  • Plan, manage, and implement GIS-related projects; assessing progress and making appropriate corrections to keep projects on track
  • Produce maps, datasets and reports using GIS; independently perform advanced GIS assignments with initiative and creativity
  • Understand emerging GIS technologies and their application to improve County services
  • Analyze complex problems, evaluate alternatives, and make sound, well-structured recommendations
  • Manage multiple projects; plan project work, track progress and meet associated planned outcomes
  • Read and interpret surveys, legal descriptions, cartography, engineering documents, construction plans, and aerial and orthophotography
  • Perform moderately complex technical computations, compile or analyze GIS data, and develop mapping products
  • Prepare and present clear and well-organized written and oral reports to County staff and other groups as required
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other County employees/ departments, County officials, and the public





  • Excellent employer paid health insurance, vacation, sick leave, retirement plan and paid holidays. Many options for employee paid voluntary products.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to request assistance during the application process by calling 903.813.4091. 


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