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City of College Station GIS Technician (Public Works) in College Station, Texas

GIS Technician (Public Works)

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GIS Technician (Public Works)


$17.88 - $19.67 Hourly


College Station, TX

Job Type

Full Time


Public Works Department

Job Number



11/23/2022 11:59 PM Central

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Under the direction of the Asset Management Program Manager, the GIS Technician will perform a variety of field and office duties and provide geospatial services to the Public Works Department using GIS- and GIS-affiliated hardware, software and data. This includes: maps production; collecting, managing, and analyzing geospatial and related tabular data; writing database queries; scripting, coding, and/or programming; ensuring data accuracy and integrity.

Principal Duties

  • Maintain and update the databases and associated cartographic products for the multiple divisions within the Public Works Department that use geospatial data

  • Locate new and existing infrastructure in the field and with aerial/satellite imagery using GIS/GPS tools and principals and record relevant geospatial data

  • Develop computer applications to streamline GIS and office tasks.

  • Write database queries for the Public Works Department

  • Develop and maintain presentation-grade maps for upper management

  • Fulfill internal and external requests for Public Works related asset information.

  • Provide technical support to the Public Works Department.

  • Train the Public Works GIS Intern(s).

  • Complete special projects and perform other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Science or related technical field from an accredited college or university. Knowledge of fundamental GIS/GPS principles and practices. Experience with MS Windows, Windows-based applications, ESRI ArcGIS & ArcGIS Online. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent customer service skills. Possess and maintain a valid Texas Driver's License.


One (1) year of work experience with GIS. Experience working with enterprise level Spatial Database Engines (ArcSDE). Experience adding attachments to features via the attribute and/or table window. Experience with Trimble GPS. Experience with XML/Notepad++, SQL database language, and Visual Basic, Python, and/or JavaScript programming languages. Experience with GIS-centric Asset Management Software. Ability to read construction drawings and specifications.

Supplemental Information

Position posted until filled or closing date.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, TMRS-Retirement (2:1 matching), Deferred Compensation, Term Life AD&D, Dependent Life, Flex Benefits, an Employee Health Clinic & Tuition Reimbursement.


Do you possess a valid Texas driver's license?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you have experience with MS Windows and Windows-based applications?

  • Yes

  • No


    Define your proficiency as it relates to managing technical data and successfully communicating this data to diverse audiences.


    Do you have experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Geographical Information Systems? If yes, please specify.


    Please highlight your knowledge and experience that would directly relate to your success in performing the essential duties of this position.

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City of College Station


1101 Texas Avenue College Station, Texas, 77840





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