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GIS Analyst – Information Technology

Fort Bend County

Job detailsSalary$34.05 – $42.57 an hourJob TypeFull-timePart-timeLocation500 Liberty St, Richmond, TX 77469+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsFull Job Description

Fort Bend County is ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. We have capitalized on not only the creed of our location, but on the “quality of life” for our families to call home. Our employees are the key to our success and the heartbeat of our foundation. The diversity and inclusivity of our community is our strength and at the forefront of a workplace environment welcoming to all. Live Here! Work Here!


Performs professional level implementation, maintenance and analysis of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to assign and support FBC in the collection, update and distribution of geographic (digital) information. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


Determines specifications, then plans, designs and develops highly complex and critical GIS software solutions.
Deploys enterprise GIS applications, and maintains and modifies existing applications.
Prepares and executes workflows, geoprocessing models and automated routines using Python and Model Builder.
Proficient in ArcGIS and writing complex queries. Train County GIS users in the different ArcGIS platforms.
Designs, develops and implements systems and databases for storing and accessing geospatial data.
Provides support for mapping or GIS component integration into county systems, applications and acquired software.
Creates applications for use during foreseeable events as well as to be able to produce ad hoc applications for specific events.
Troubleshoot GIS problems with FBC customers to resolve issues, discrepancies.
Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.

Associate’s degree in Computer Science, GIS/Cartography, Geography, or related field (High school Diploma/GED and 2 years of relevant professional experience in addition to the 2 years required experience may be substituted for the degree requirement).
2 years of job related experience including at least one year experience in giving presentations.
Must be able to give presentations with the ability to explain technical terms plainly.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, employees in other departments, and elected officials.
Excellent verbal and written communication and organization skills required.
Experience with Esri Arc GIS Desktop 10.x software suite, ArcGIS Pro, Experience Builder, Collector, Survey123, ArcGIS Online platform interoperability, and Portal required.
Strong knowledge of SQL, Python and ArcSDE scripting.

SALARY RANGE: $34.05 – $42.57 hourly, based upon qualifications

CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal and local laws, unless such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.

For more information on Fort Bend County’s Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit

To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at

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