Job Detail

Organization: City of Abilene, TX
Title: GIS Technician III / IV
Location: Abilene, TX

Posted: 2018-11-09
Application Deadline:

Position Description:


Under direction of the GIS Manager uses Geographic Information System (GIS) to generate graphics, maps, statistical reports, and web mapping applications to support the various departments within the City of Abilene, Taylor County, and other local government agencies pursuant to a collaborative Interlocal agreement.


This position serves as a technical lead in a production environment.

Examples of Duties

Creates, edits, or imports data into the Enterprise GIS and related databases using GIS software.

Accepts incoming requests for digital cartographic and information products and determines the correct course of action to provide the customer or user with the best product available.

Ensures the quality and timely production of computer generated maps and reports.

Provides web mapping application assistance and support for GIS users as well as the citizens of Abilene.

Performs GIS-based analysis and manipulation of databases to support a wide variety of City operations.

Maintains/updates custom GIS applications for visualizations such as portals, web apps, mapviewers, etc. in order to ensure quality, currency, and accuracy of available information.

Edits existing GIS data or converts GIS spatial data to various GIS software formats, projections, and scales in order to ensure accuracy of created/updated spatial information.

Produces cartographic and informational products and reports to support a wide variety of City operations.

Performs spatial analysis to solve complex problems relating to various city departments and citizens using GIS software.

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