GIS Analyst

State of Montana

Bozeman, Montana


To be the nation's most citizen oriented, efficiently administered, state tax agency.             

The Montana Department of Revenue administers almost 40 state taxes, property appraisals, alcoholic beverage laws, cannabis laws, and unclaimed property for the state of Montana. The Property Assessment Division manages Montana’s property tax laws, including the valuation of all taxable property for property tax purposes.

What We Can Offer You

The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Health, dental, and vision care; life insurance; and long-term disability. The State currently contributes $12,648/year toward these benefits.
  • Free health care for employees and eligible family member at Montana Health Centers.
  • Employee Assistance Benefits including counseling, legal assistance, well-being coaching, financial information, which are free resources.
  • Retirement plans- The State currently contributes 9.17%, vested after 5 years of continuous employment.
  • Paid vacation- starting at 15 days a year.
  • Sick leave- 12 days a year.
  • 11 holidays, including a floating holiday, which can be used any time.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
  • Visit the Health Care and Benefits Division for more information at https://benefits.mt.gov/. In addition to employee benefits, there are a wide range of advancement opportunities throughout the Department of Revenue.


Job Overview:

This position resides in the Property Assessment Division of Department of Revenue.  Duties include maintaining and enhancing the cadastral mapping system and GIS-related data and applications for use in ownership determination, parcel identification, valuation and assessment, and assessment processes and providing technical support to users in the use of GIS applications and data.   The position does not supervise other staff.

Knowledge of:

  • Cadastral mapping
  • GIS software and databases and related data file formats
  • Individual county database systems
  • Mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
  • Deeds and legal descriptions; right-of-way information; data sources such as aerial maps
  • Land information sources such as Government Land Office (GLO), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), US Public Land Survey System, and private surveys
  • Aerial photography
  • Cartographic process
  • Applicable federal/state statutes, administrative rules, and state policies and procedures.

Skills in:

  • Research and analysis
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Conflict resolution & customer service
  • Microsoft programs and other data base applications
  • Written, verbal, and interpersonal communication

You would be a great fit for this position if you have:

  • Demonstrate self-motivation
  • Follow instructions
  • Provide timely, customer service
  • Handling multiple priorities under deadlines

Working Conditions

  • Work hours may exceed 40 hours from time to time, including weekends.
  • Office environment.
  • Lifting is infrequent, less than 15 pounds.
  • Some travel may be required, must have a valid driver’s license.


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Category GIS Analyst