Job Title: Mapping Specialist

Reports to:Director of Transportation
Job Group:Professional Technical


Job Code:1723
Salary Schedule:APT01


To provide Transportation and/or the District with visual data including but not limited to school boundary maps, bus routes and population maps to help meet the current and future needs of Pasco County.


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.

Technical/Professional Knowledge

  1. Select, implement, and evaluate GIS software for mapping.
  2. Implement School Board Policy, state statutes, and federal regulations as they pertain to school transportation.
  3. Assist Planning by providing student data information and population maps to develop school boundaries.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Demonstrate initiative in fulfilling performance responsibilities and seeking solutions to problems and concerns.
  2. Provide proactive leadership for the programs of the Transportation Department and the District.

Critical Thinking

  1. Access, analyze, interpret, and use data in decision-making.
  2. Use technology effectively.
  3. Locate needed data and information.
  4. Consider different perspectives, alternative options, and consequences of each in making decisions.


  1. Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of required report and maintain all appropriate records.
  2. Prepare and/or oversee the production of boundary maps, bus routes, and other visual data as needed.
  3. Monitor assigned tasks.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Set high standards and expectations for self and others.
  2. Keep up to date with information pertinent to job performance.
  3. Assist others in understanding relevant information related to GIS and mapping.
  4. Participate in meetings and other activities to enhance professional development.


  1. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals and groups to task accomplishment.
  2. Adjust strategies to accommodate unexpected situations.
  3. Deal with problems associated with change.


  1. Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  2. Collaborate with Planning Department to develop and maintain school boundaries.
  3. Provide required communication, reports, and/or correspondences with various parties as needed.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Support the District’s vision and mission.
  2. Represent the District to outside shareholders in a positive and professional manner.
  3. Perform other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.


  1. Make and share decisions in a timely manner.
  2. Respond quickly in emergency situations.


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.


  • Skill to work with people in an effective manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize
  • Ability to use data in the decision-making process


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience using Global Information Systems (G.I.S.)






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 require 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.

Mapping Specialist;   EST: May 20, 2008;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: May 20, 2008

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