GIS Analyst – Fayette County

TITLE: GIS Analyst IS/9-262

DEPARTMENT: Information Services, Fayette County


The Fayette County Information Technology Department seeks a resourceful Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst to provide support in spatial data and digital mapping. The successful candidate is knowledgeable of data management best practices and techniques, acting as point person for County departments and third party vendors on GIS projects as well as a day-to-day use of GIS. The ideal candidate will have experience in maintaining GIS data using the ESRI ArcGIS Suite and related tools, and working in a team environment interested in developing new solutions. This individual is also responsible for GIS integration and interfacing with other relevant information systems throughout the county.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in geographic information systems, geography, or a closely related field; AND

  • Minimum of three (3) years practical experience with GIS systems, preferably in a local government or utility setting

  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of GIS relational database management

  • Considerable knowledge of digital cartography and related hardware/software systems

  • Knowledge of GIS data structure types and GIS/GPS foundational concepts

  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the incumbent with the necessary qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified GIS Professional (GISP)

  • Experience managing enterprise GIS in Esri/SQL Server environment

  • Knowledge of Esri ArcGIS online, desktop and server operations

  • Familiar with Python, and other scripting languages

  • General knowledge of the standards and practices of land mapping and road addressing

  • Experience with LIDAR and aerial photography data standards and practices

  • Familiar with Local government GIS system administration and integration

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with internal and external clients

Salary Range: $49,423.35 – $55,917.88. Salary commensurate with experience and education.

To apply and view the full job description please visit the Fayette County Website .

Fayette County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.