Smith County Information Technology is currently seeking a Full-Time GIS Analyst for a permanent position in Tyler, TX. Geographically, Smith County is located in the heart of East Texas and ranks in population as the 22nd largest County in Texas out of 254 Counties. As a key member of the Smith County Information Technology team, you will join a team of highly innovative professionals with a dedicated focus on continuous learning and growth.
The position of the GIS (Geographic Information System) Analyst is a newly created position within the Information Technology department primary responsible for managing Smith County’s GIS data by producing maps, reports and analysis to support the IT staff, departments and other agencies as required. The successful candidate will design, create, maintain and update maps, drawings, spreadsheets, data files and documentation for a wide variety of uses. The GIS Analyst will prepare and format information for entry into GIS database systems while establishing and maintaining data standards and procedures to ensure data integrity for the GIS system. The ability to communicate and solve and solve GIS-related issues with Elected Officials, departments in Smith County and outside agencies is critical to the success of this candidate. The GIS System integrates into software systems serving the County such as the 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, Road and Bridge department, Courts, Elections department and Law Enforcement, and is an integral part of operations at Smith County. The GIS Analyst is responsible for maintaining data layers as part of a GIS consortium between Smith County, the City of Tyler and the Appraisal District, and is not considered an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will provide operational support for GIS data while creating new opportunities to leverage GIS within Smith County with minimal oversight.
This is an exempt position requiring the successful candidate to work after hours as necessary. The ability to gain a basic understanding of PC troubleshooting will be expected for the successful candidate who will also serve in an on-call rotation with other IT staff for after hours support. Although this is not a requirement for the position, it is expected that the successful candidate will assist IT staff with basic functional IT support.
Smith County offers a competitive salary and benefits package including a matching Retirement Plan through the Texas County and District Retirement System (TCDRS).
Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Requires on-call and after hours support
Duties and Responsibilities
Required Skills and Abilities
Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas is desired.
Education and Experience
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The GIS Analyst must be able to travel to and from County facilities as needed.
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