TARRANT COUNTY 9-1-1 DISTRICT
Position Title: GIS Technician
Salary: $35,000 - $45,000 Annually DOQ
Location: Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
Job Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
The Tarrant County 9-1-1 District is recruiting for the position of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician. The successful candidate will report to the Manager of the GIS Department and will be an integral part of the District’s GIS and Operations teams. Under direct supervision of the GIS Manager, the GIS Technician will be responsible for the timely and highly accurate entry, deletion and/or modification of address and street centerline data in the GIS database for all entities within the District’s jurisdiction, as well as other tasks as assigned.
Examples of Required Duties include:
The Tarrant County 9-1-1 District is a Special Use District providing 9-1-1 implementation and administration services to approximately 40 jurisdictions in the north central Texas area including, but not limited to, the cities of Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving and Grand Prairie.
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Information Systems, Cartography, Urban Planning, Surveying, Engineering, or related field with emphasis in GIS, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Applicant should also possess good communication and organizational skills, have experience in desktop and Web-based GIS applications, Relational Database Management Systems, and Esri application software. Applicant must provide their own vehicle for local transportation, possess a valid Driver’s License and be able to a pass public safety background check and drug test.
Interested applicants should submit an application and cover letter to Phillip Rohrbough, GIS Manager, Tarrant County 9-1-1 District, 2600 Airport Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76111.
Alternatively, this information may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
The required application is available at the end of the announcement and the deadline for submission is July 26th, 2019.
The Tarrant County 9-1-1 District is an equal opportunity employer. Previous employment and any additional qualifications will be subject to verification.
Criminal background and driving records may be verified. All employees are subject to random drug screening.