GIS Specialist


The position requires both coordination of the GIS activities as well as data development and maintenance. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and collaboration skills necessary for working with various departments. The candidate will also possess a willingness to both train and learn from others in GIS, and to take initiative in completing tasks necessary for maintenance of the City’s GIS.

A Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science, Planning, Engineering or a closely related field and four years of experience in developing and managing a GIS database is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Previous GIS experience within local government is preferred.

Salary range for this position is $54,735+ DOE.

For consideration, please complete an application online at and email it to by January 13, 2017

About City of West Fargo

The City of West Fargo is seeking a GIS Specialist. This newly created position will grow and expand the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) through development of the City’s database and processes in place.