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North Central Texas Council of Governments


9-1-1 GIS Specialist III


Police/Emergency Personnel --> 911 Telecommunications

Job Location

616 Six Flags Drive, ARLINGTON, TX

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NCT9-1-1 is looking for a 9-1-1 GIS Specialist III to join our growing team!  The NCT9-1-1 program boasts some of the most advanced technology in the 9-1-1 industry and continues to stay on the cutting edge.  This includes comprehensive Geographical Information Systems (GIS) solutions.  In this position, you will be responsible for collecting and maintaining GIS information for our 13 counties.  Do you have strong technical and GIS skills? Are you considered innovative? Do you demonstrate a customer focus and action orientation to provide quality service to an organization? Do you have a strong sense of teamwork and integrity?  

If you are interested in being part of a team whose projects have a direct impact on saving lives, this could be the opportunity for you! 

Company Description 

Saving Lives and Making a Difference! 

The North Central Texas Emergency Communications District (NCT9-1-1) is responsible for more than 40 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) in 13 counties’ surrounding the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.  The Program supports these PSAPs through maintaining and upgrading 9-1-1 equipment, providing up-to-date mapping information, training for public safety personnel, educating the public on the proper use of 9-1-1, and monitoring PSAP functionality and compliances.   NCT9-1-1 serves a population of 1.9 million and 10,800+ square miles.  

NCT9-1-1 is seeking a GIS Specialist III to collect, maintain, and QA/QC GIS data to coalesce into the Public Safety Enterprise GIS environment. The position will require a close working relationship with the Regional Addressing Authority in several of the NCT9-1-1 counties. This position will support the on-going expansion and improvement of GIS services within NCT9-1-1.  


Required Skills

  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Esri GIS Software products
  • Strong database skills and knowledge of query languages
  • Good decision-making abilities
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure, in time-sensitive situations, and adapting to shifting priorities


Required Experience

  • Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is usually acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree in a related field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of related work experience is required or experience in the GIS field. 

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employment actions, including but not limited to  recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, and compensation  without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected class.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation in order to apply for a position with NCTCOG, please contact Human Resources by calling 817-695-9234 or by email at

This position is located at 616 Six Flags Drive, ARLINGTON, TX. View the Google Map in full screen.