GIS Analyst, Williams County, North Dakota

Williston, North Dakota 

Organization: Williams County, North Dakota

Type of opportunity: Full-time

Duties: Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical functions in relation to the development, implementation, and maintenance of Williams County’s Geographic Information System (GIS).

  • Designs, administers, implements, and maintains the County’s Enterprise GIS including related GIS databases in an ArcSDE environment
  • Develops, implements, and administers web mapping applications using ArcGIS Online
  • Administers and implements an ArcGIS Server to distribute web mapping applications and data
  • Develops and maintains geodatabase and map products used by County departments in relation to taxation, elections, school districts, road centerlines, and physical addressing
  • Maintains County parcels and right of way boundary lines
  • Resolves data integrity issues through the review and implementation of SQ/QC workflows and metadata documentation
  • Develops, records, and integrates GIS data from other sources to County GIS databases
  • Coordinates with department head regarding current and future GIS technology requirements
  • Provides training to County departments regarding the use of new and existing GIS hardware and software
  • Creates custom maps for County departments and the public as needed
  • Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code

Desired qualifications:


  • Associates Degree in Geographic Information Systems AND 2 or more years of GIS Technician experience.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Systems, or related field.


  • 4 or more years of GIS Analyst experience

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of Geographic Information Systems.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware, GPS hardware, and GIS software applications, including ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS online.
  • Knowledge of principle and practices of web mapping application development and distribution.
  • Knowledge of methods for maintaining and developing GIS data.
  • Skill in providing technical support and training to GIS end users.
  • Skill in integrating data from various sources into a comprehensive GIS database.

Salary/pay: $23-$28/hour

How to apply: View the job announcement and apply online.