Employment Opportunities

South Sound 911 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state and local laws. 

If you have questions about the hiring process, please email Employee Relations & Risk Management. 

Open Positions

We are currently recruiting for...

GIS Analyst

Deadline for submission: February 22, 2017 or Open until filled
2017 annual salary range: $78,223 - $95,081 

Position Description – job expectations

As part of South Sound 911 and under the direction of the Communication Systems Assistant Director, this exempt, professional, technical, analytical and customer-oriented position contributes to the development and maintenance of the Geographic Information System (GIS) programs, manages, maintains, enhances and supports database conversion for use within the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system and provides support to contract and partner agencies which rely on GIS technologies. Please view the complete Job Description.

A GIS Analyst must use independent judgment and initiative and appropriately solicit the expertise of colleagues.


An equivalent combination to:
• BA degree in science, technology, engineering, geography or related field
• Two or more years of information technology/GIS experience required. 
A combination of education and experience within the GIS profession, preferably with an emphasis on public safety, may be substituted.

Please read through our Hiring Standards for more information
If you meet the qualifications, apply by submitting the following:
• A letter of interest, listing your work experience
• A current resume 

Recruiting and Hiring Process

Due to the confidential nature and demands of our positions, candidates must possess an exemplary personal history and pass a skill assessment, background examination, a panel interview, and a psychological evaluation as part of the pre-conditional offer of employment.
Please submit your resume and letter to: hr@southsound911.org.
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact Jan Kurz at 253-798-6078 or jan.kurz@southsound911.org