POSTED: 04/22/21


Responsibilities: With close supervision, assists in the design, development, implementation, and support of the Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) applications, supporting systems, and databases. Designs spatial and non-spatial data; performs ESRI GIS product administration; provides technical support for complex system-level problems; and provides technical architecture, design, development, and support. Builds enhancements to existing designs and creates new applications, performs system testing, and writes technical specifications and documentation. Writes and modifies GIS applications, scripts, databases, and system changes; writes and modifies new and existing data automation tasks; tests, installs, and implements changes, and ensures changes are successful.

Troubleshoots application errors and problems; researches and analyzes correction strategies; help with personal computers, networks, and help desk requests as needed; confers with users and GIS staff to discuss requirements and solutions; writes system and program specifications; and designs user interface, programs, and reports. Makes application program modifications to enhance current systems and operating systems; documents existing systems and workflows or programming flows to reflect current operating procedures in the GIS department; and assists in the system analysis of a new processing system or set of programs.

Assists other programmers and GIS personnel, or end-users, as needed. Work extra hours when needed.


Full-time, benefited, exempt

Working hours: 

Primarily 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday


Columbia, Missouri


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must meet minimum qualifications set forth by the FBI and MSHP CJIS Security policy.

Preferred Skills: Software development and project management. Experience or training in ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, and computer programming; ESRI JS API, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, Python, & SQL desired.

Starting Salary Range: 

$48,048 - $51,064

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer