Job Detail

Organization: City of De Pere
Title: GIS Manager
Location: De Pere, WI USA

Posted: 2023-11-13
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Whether you are joining our team for three years or twenty, you will have the opportunity to grow your career with us! Our employees are offered the opportunity to enhance their skill set by attending training courses, working on special projects, and becoming a member of one of our many City Teams.

De Pere, consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in Wisconsin, is a safe, warm, and friendly community located right along the Fox River less than ten minutes from Green Bay and 25 minutes from Appleton and the Fox Valley. De Pere is an integral part of the Green Bay metro area, which was ranked as the #1 place to live in the United States for 2023. As an employer, the City of De Pere is a positive, team-oriented organization with a commitment to providing exceptional customer service to its community. The City of De Pere provides an engaging work environment focused on collaboration and team building. De Pere strives to attract, develop, and retain diverse talent by promoting a diversity of thought, valuing differing perspectives, and empowering employees to share their authentic viewpoints at all levels and functions within the City.

The City of De Pere has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Manager to join our Development Services team! The GIS Manager will be responsible for the administration, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the citywide Geographic Information System (GIS). The work of the GIS Manager involves utilizing GIS software to develop, create, maintain, edit and update citywide GIS databases. Full position details are available on the website at

The typical work schedule is Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. However, the City of De Pere recognizes the importance of its employees having a proper work-life balance and supports alternative work arrangements which include alternative work schedules, flexible scheduling and remote work to help meet your lifestyle needs. In addition, new employees receive three weeks of vacation time per year beginning on the first day of work (prorated the first year).


1. Bachelor’s degree in geography, geographic information systems, engineering or closely related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body.
2. Three to five years progressive experience involving support of and creation of geographic mapping, planning and GIS data maintenance and analysis.
3. Current GISP certificate or the ability to obtain one is desirable.
4. Valid unencumbered Wisconsin driver’s license and safe driving record.

A combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

Salary: The full salary range for 2024 for this position is expected to be $78,416 - $112,008 plus excellent benefits package. The anticipated starting salary is $78,416 - $94,078 depending on qualifications. The City of De Pere rewards employees for exceptional work performance with a pay for performance incentive program. Employees may be awarded a salary increase, bonus, or paid time off for exceptional work performance.

Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program: The City of De Pere is a qualifying employer under the PSLF Program. The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information about the PSLF program:

How to Apply: Apply online at Applications are being reviewed as they are received. This announcement will remain posted, and we will continue to accept applications until the City reaches an agreement with one finalist.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a talented and diverse workforce.

City of De Pere Human Resources
(920) 339-4045
[email protected]

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