Job Detail

Organization: North Central Texas Council of Governments
Title: GIS Data Administrator (Hybrid)
Location: Arlington, TX

Posted: 2022-09-02
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is seeking a GIS Data Administrator for the Research & Information Services Department (RIS). The position manages GIS software, associated components, and related data and serves as the primary point of contact for the enterprise GIS infrastructure. Coordination and communication with internal stakeholders and IT technical staff are critical elements of the position.

Primary Responsibilities

Install and/or maintain GIS software on servers including coordinating or performing updates and upgrades
Manage user accounts and permissions, licenses, extensions, add-ins, and data storage
Create and/or maintain web services, apps, and add-ins
Manage federation, authentication, and access control of an enterprise relational database management system
Monitor and communicate GIS enterprise system performance
Work closely with IT staff and software providers to ensure system performance continuously meets requirements
Anticipate issues and devise action plans in coordination with stakeholders
Review logs, perform data queries, recreate steps, and interact with users and/or software support staff to troubleshoot and promptly resolve issues
Document processes, procedures, instructions, and techniques
Ancillary Responsibilities

Provide input on strategic planning and priorities and implement action plans
Work with others to identify needs and develop and implement strategies for improving the enterprise GIS system
Serve as a subject matter expert by clearly and effectively communicating technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
Interface with software and data vendors
Maintain and increase skill set through professional development and networking
Occasional evening or weekend work might be required
Other duties as assigned

Required Skills
Experience deploying and administering Esri Enterprise, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, and Portal
Experience administering an enterprise relational database management system
Experience with geospatial data including writing original queries of data in a geospatial environment for presentation, reporting, and analysis
Experience with programming or scripting languages such as Python
Knowledge of ArcGIS API for Javascript
Able to analyze situations, think critically, and devise solutions
Able to exercise significant independent judgment and work with minimal supervision
Able to interact with both highly technical and non-technical groups in all levels within an organization
Experience documenting procedures and writing instructions
Experience with live demonstrations and giving presentations using visualizations, and other techniques to convey complex ideas or relationships
Able to understand challenging or abstract concepts
Able to conduct research and read technical documents and reports
Able to exhibit professionalism in all aspects of duties and committed to high-quality output

Required Experience
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a scientific or technical field and at least three years of related work experience. Candidates with significant, related experience and formal education in a non-technical field might also be considered.

FLSA: Exempt


Flexible work schedules
Based on performance, job duties, and business requirements, a hybrid work environment, may include remote work opportunities
A competitive base salary
Medical, Dental, Vision
Retirement plan

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Interested applicants must apply through the NCTCOG career board at:

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