GIS Administrator - City of Wylie

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022 4:23 PM
    Message # 12885904
    URISA Texas (Administrator)
    General Summary

    Why work for the City of Wylie? 
    The reason we exist is to serve our residents and guests.  By combining our unique talents to ensure the preservation of the small town feel of our area, we are committed to building and sustaining a safe community where economic development and neighborhood enrichment can flourish while creating an unparalleled experience for all.
    How we accomplish our mission:
    Leveraging the diversity of our workforce to continually think and do things differently, the City of Wylie invests in the development of our employees by providing them with a working environment that serves to enhance their personal happiness and elevate their professional goals. 

    The City of Wylie is actively seeking applicants for the new posting of GIS Supervisor.  The selected applicant will manage the system design, planning, testing, implementation, maintenance and staff coordination of an efficient Enterprise Geographic Information System that is leveraged by all City business units. This position provides direction to others.

    Supervision is provided by the Operations Director. 

    Essential Job Functions
    • Manages, coordinates, and implements GIS technology for the entire city.

    • Administers and maintains all aspects of ArcGIS Enterprise.

    • Assists in guiding and developing project visions and coordinates GIS process engineering, training and utilization programs that enable end users.

    • Writes and reviews specifications to cover implementation, modification and maintenance of GIS.

    • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves technical and administrative GIS issues.

    • Works with staff to determine spatial needs and necessary GIS applications and processes.

    • Leads or directs GIS planning and design teams consisting of staff members from various departments throughout the City.

    • Establishes and ensures compliance of policies and procedures for GIS operations and maintenance.

    • Designs, develops, and delivers maps, databases, spreadsheets, graphs, and GIS applications using ESRI products and other tools for staff, consultants, and the public.

    • Oversees the addressing process and interacts directly with external and internal sources for data capture, research, and performing database tasks.

    • Gathers and verifies data, performs GIS analysis, data modeling, and mapping using AutoDesk and ESRI products.

    • Provides advanced technical support for custom applications and packaged software products.

    • Maintains up to date job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, including annual conferences, online or in-person classroom training, and educational media.

    • Performs as a responsible steward of the public trust and strives for excellence in public service, enhancing the quality of life for all.

    • Acts in a civil, respectful manner at all times to management, co-workers and others.

    • Other duties as may be assigned.

    Minimum Job Requirements

    Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, or Computer Science and two (2) years of experience in a similar position, or 60 semester hours of coursework in a closely related field and five (5) years of experience in a similar position. Valid Texas Driver’s License. Completion of National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) training courses as outlined by Emergency Management.

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment


    Moderate: Exerting 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly.  Must be able to travel from various City facilities where little or no public transportation might be available.


    Balancing  Bending  Carrying  Climbing  Crawling Crouching Fine Dexterity  Foot Controls  Handling  Hearing   Kneeling  Lifting  Pushing/Pulling   Reaching  Sitting  Standing  Talking  Twisting  Vision  Walking

    PRIMARY WORK ENVIRONMENT: Indoors, with travel to various City of Wylie buildings and locations.

    SHIFT WORK: No                

    CALL-OUT: Occasionally

    Apply HERE

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