GIS Specialist

Under direct supervision from Manager of GIS or Director of Technology, perform technical and professional work in the design and maintenance of Geographical Information System (GIS) graphics and mapping applications.


The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this job classification. 

  • Enhance, expand, and maintain Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Utilize GIS and associated software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information; creates case maps to internal customers in various departments
  • Develops ArcMap projects/layouts for the fulfillment of data requests as necessary; designs cartographic and other visual graphic output.
  • Assist with GIS mobile data collection processes such as ArcPad, ArcGIS for iOS or other related      data collection technologies.
  • Prepare, update, and maintain graphic displays databases, reports, statistical information and maps as requested.
  • Assists in the collection of mapping of land use, environmental and other types of data for comprehensive plans.
  • Interpret various information from applications to GIS files, e.g. survey drawings, site development plans, subdivision plans, plats.
  • Assist various employees with map production and analysis of spatial database information; provides technical support to train and assist system users in new and existing GIS applications.
  • Organizes, creates, manipulates, enters and retrieves GIS data for reporting, analysis, and      presentation purposes.
  • Performs related duties as directed.

Education and Experience

Associates Degree in Geography, Computer Science, Planning, Engineering, Surveying or related field. Minimum of one year experience in GIS; or an equivalent combination of education, training, experience.

Special Requirements:

  • One year of experience with use of Esri ArcGIS Desktop and/or AutoCad Map and ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

It is the policy of Cole & Associates, Inc. a Missouri Corporation d.b.a Cole Design Group, Inc. in Texas & Arizona,herein referred to as "Cole" not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.