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George F. Young, Inc. GIS Project Manager in St Petersburg, Florida

RELOCATION PACKAGE negotiable based on experience.

The George F. Young, Inc. (GFY) team has a passion for innovation. It's how we've served our clients, both public and private, for over 105 years and collaborated to transform the communities we live in for the better.

Our core values of integrity, quality, and service – have created a culture that leaves a lasting impact on those we have the honor to serve in any capacity.

GFY is seeking a GIS Project Manager to join our Survey/GIS team. This position can be based out of one of any of our Florida offices: St. Petersburg, Tampa, Lutz, Punta Gorda, Lakewood Ranch, Gainesville, or Lake Wales. This is a Mid/Professional-Level Project Management position where you will be responsible for the complete workflow and communications of one or more clients/projects assigned by GIS Managers or Administration. The ideal candidate will be able to organize and manage all tasks and deadlines associated with projects and be able to effectively communicate project status, deliverables, and reports with clients and key stakeholders, including the GIS Department Manager and Administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates in project and client meetings, including marketing, site meetings related to the preparation, kickoff, project status reporting, and/or project closeout of GIS-related projects.

  • Manage project development from initiation to closure

  • Act as a liaison between stakeholders and team members

  • Perform production tasks as needed

  • Continuously monitor and report project milestones and provide status reports to sponsors

  • Lead, coach, and motivate project team members on a proactive basis

  • Clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders and report project progress to all stakeholders


  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate degree or higher in Geography, Urban or Regional Planning, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems is preferred

  • 2+ years' experience with ESRI applications (e.g., ArcGIS Desktop or ArcPro)

  • 1+ years' experience with project management and responsibility with more than one GIS or data collection project

  • Valid driver's license with a clean Motor Vehicle Report

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to think critically.

  • Ability to travel out of town as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • GISP certification or ArcGIS Technical Certification in Desktop, Developer, and/or Enterprise at the associate or professional level

  • Experience with various GIS formats

  • Experience with Model Builder, Python, or geoprocessing tools.

  • Previous work with public entities

  • Understanding of Arc Server Enterprise and Personal Geodatabases

  • Experience in public works or utilities industry

  • Experience with Trimble data collectors, data files, and applications

  • Experience with web-based GIS

  • Experience with MS Access, SQL Server, or Oracle


All qualifying employees receive benefits, including health and dental insurance, vision plan, personal time off, paid holidays, professional development including tuition reimbursement, and community involvement.

George F. Young, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. George F. Young, Inc. participates in the E-verify employment authorization program and is a drug-free workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

About George F. Young, Inc

Founded in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1919 by pioneer engineer and surveyor George Fleming Young, George F. Young, Inc. (GFY) has been in continuous operation for over 100 years and remains a Florida-owned company today. GFY has grown to become a single source for land development in educational, healthcare, institutional, municipal, and residential facilities, along with parks and recreation, property transaction, and transportation engineering – while expanding our reach throughout Florida and the Caribbean Basin. GFY's company culture and guiding values – integrity, quality, and service have created a collaborative and dynamic environment that fosters partnership, professional growth, and fulfillment. Explore our careers and become a GFY'er for life!