Cowley County – Winfield

Cowley County has an opening for a Temporary PC Support/GIS Specialist I. This position is responsible to assist the MIS/GIS Supervisor to manage, maintain, and upgrade hardware, software and communication technology. Provide consultation and support to staff regarding use and problems encountered in applying MIS/GIS resources/tools. This position requires proficiency in server infrastructure support, including knowledge of server operation systems such as Microsoft, and UNIX, programming languages such as Visual Basic, PHP, JavaScript, and C++. A clear understanding of applications such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat, including form creation, database manipulation, and macro development are also a necessity. This position is responsible for operations of the Cowley County GIS such as assessor’s cadastral mapping systems, projects, documentation, daily mapmaking, and land-use layers. Great customer service, interpersonal skills, written and oral skills and the ability to work with a team are critical.  Must be able to work with sensitive and confidential information and maintain strictest confidentiality.Qualifications include bachelor degree in a computer related field, Microsoft certifications preferred, and a valid Kansas Drivers License. Salary Range $19.04 – $26.26 hourly


The Cowley County MIS/GIS Department is seeking applicants for the position of GIS Coordinator/Database Administrator. Under the direction of the MIS/GIS Supervisor, this position is responsible for managing data and databases, software, hardware, projects, documentation, daily mapmaking, web design, report generation, department data coordination, acquisition and County personnel training as they relate to the MISGIS goals. This position is responsible for administering the County’s centralized GIS database utilizing ESRI’s products (ex. ArcMap). BS in Geographic Information Systems, or related area required.  Certifications related to field of work preferred. Applicants must also possess good communication and technology skills; have reliable transportation, and a valid driver’s license. The pay range is $23.20/hour to $31.99/hour. Competitive benefits package will be provided by Cowley County.


Applications may be picked up in the County Administrator’s Office or to download a County application please visit our website at  Please e-mail to or mail all applications by Thursday, March 22, 2018 to: Human Resources, Attn: Kristi Imel, 311 E. 9th Winfield, Kansas 67156.

Cowley County is an Equal opportunity Employer.  Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.