GIS Analyst - City of San Marcos, TX

  • Thursday, June 02, 2022 8:36 AM
    Message # 12802958

    Deadline to apply: 06/08/2022

    Use your experience, organizational skills, and dedication to quality customer service to advance the use of GIS for the City of San Marcos.  As a member of the GIS team, you will work with the team and our customers to understand business needs and implement workflows to perform data updates, produce static and interactive maps, and create new GIS based business solutions.
    The successful candidate will also support GIS projects with the GIS & IT Teams to ensure scalable and robust system operation, advancement of enterprise geospatial technologies and web-based interactive mapping solutions.



    • Creates, designs, and modifies map and data products for City personnel and the public.
    • Organizes and categorizes GIS information; creates data layers.
    • Produces digital data for City personnel, contractors, private entities, and the public utilizing a variety of formats.
    • Performs quality control for GIS, including converting files, analyzing data, and reviewing processes.
    • Identifies requirements and implements advanced analytical techniques necessary to solve complex GIS issues.
    • Oversees or manages the creation and production of cartographic map products, web mapping applications, and ArcGIS Online maps and services.
    • Automates GIS tasks using programming languages and software.
    • Conducts research to identify technical solutions for application suitability.
    • Participates in developing and implementing GIS applications.
    • Manages various projects from startup to completion.
    • Provides complex technical support and troubleshoots problems for GIS system users.
    • Trains users on GIS system functionalities and capabilities; presents webinars, creates how to documentation, creates job aids.
    • Provides digital support for software datasets, and essential base mapping data in everyday and emergency situations.
    • Collaborate with agencies and vendors when necessary for GIS related needs
    • Explores new, cutting edge software/data packages that keep the City a leader in geospatial analytics.

    • Analytical reasoning needed to troubleshoot problems, determine technological solutions and apply the best solution to the situation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications)


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Engineering, or a related technical field 
    • Additional work experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree on a two (2) year to one (1) year basis
    • Two (2) years of experience performing high level GIS analyst work
    • Must have ITIL v3 Foundations certificate, or be willing to obtain in one (1) calendar year
    • Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record

    • Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within one (1) year

    • Knowledge of ArcGIS10x, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise
    • Knowledge of CAD systems
    • Web APIs / HTTP/ REST
    • SQL and Python
    • Report-writing experience (i.e. Crystal Reports, Power BI or Tableau)
    • GISP Certification is desirable



    • Attention to detail and task oriented 
    • Motivation to improve processes and procedures
    • Interpersonal skills that result in effective working relationships with peers, members, and vendors.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey information clearly and confidentially in a positive, professional manner. 
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
    • Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction.

    • Technical manuals and instruction, surveyor plans, trade journals, City policies and procedures, reports, files, and other paperwork. User documentation, specifications, bids, correspondence, charts and other paperwork.  Computer related calculations for designing spreadsheets and other programs, basic math knowledge.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, consultants, vendors, and the general public.
    • Work cooperatively with GIS Professionals in a team environment.
    Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally.  Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision (including distinguishing color), hearing and talking constantly; standing and kneeling frequently, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending and foot controls occasionally.
    Working conditions are climate controlled office environment.

    Work Hours

    8 a.m. – 5 p.m., M-F

    FLSA Status


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