Job Title: Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst

Reports to:Director of Planning
Job Group:Non-Instructional Non-Bargaining


Job Code:5061
Salary Schedule:PG25


To assist the Director of Planning in the creation, maintenance, and analysis of data for the Planning Department’s Geographic Information System (GIS) related to school facilities, boundaries, and school concurrency.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Prepare and maintain all school boundary maps, student projection maps, maps used to project future housing and capacities, future projects, etc.
  2. Provide and analyze student data for use in boundary planning, projections, etc.
  3. Facilitate the distribution of maps to schools and district personnel.
  4. Maintain and update maps on the Department of Planning website.
  5. Coordinate with Pasco County Government and municipalities the exchange of current GIS data.
  6. Assist and interact with Planning staff in all aspects of school concurrency.
  7. Maintain a working knowledge of applicable state laws and Florida Department of Education regulations.
  8. Coordinate the input, maintenance and analysis of data associated with the District’s concurrency management system.
  9. Operate and maintain GIS equipment.
  10. Attend and participate in meetings in assigned areas of responsibility.
  11. Participate in appropriate staff development opportunities.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to analyze problems, gather and organize data and facilitate solutions
  • Effective use of numerical and computational applications
  • Demonstrate initiative in fulfilling performance responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills with a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current laws, regulations, and policies in assigned area of responsibility
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage time and task responsibilities


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Proficiency of full range of ESRI GIS software


  • Certificate from ArcGIS training class or equivalent


  • Two years of experience using ArcGIS software
  • Proficiency in a macro program (Arc Macro Language, VBScript, Python, .net or equivalent), Visual Basic application programming or Structure Query Language (SQL)
  • Proficiency in Excel, Access, Adobe Professional and Word software applications
  • Experience in a K-12 setting


Assigned Support Personnel


Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst;   EST: June 3, 2008;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: June 3, 2008