Wendy Sartory Link Supervisor of Elections Palm Beach County Wendy Sartory Link Supervisor of Elections Palm Beach County Wendy Sartory Link Supervisor of Elections Palm Beach County


Job Summary

The GIS Specialist position requires technical level aptitude involving geospatial data management, analysis, and cartography using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The position is responsible for the successful creation, maintenance and update of complex database information and support of GIS projects and initiatives. Perform GIS data development activities, including developing and updating GIS databases from hard copy maps, site plans, existing electronic data sets, and GPS (Global Positioning System). Identifies and accounts for differences in map projections and overlay of information from different sources. Duties include establishing, implementing and maintaining standards and procedures for database management, development and documentation. Develops map layouts, web accessible maps and logistics maps. Maintain data synchronization between GIS and Voter Registration System.  Must have proficient computer skills, knowledge of relational databases, ability to handle simultaneous multiple projects and be a self-starter.


What It Means to Work Here

The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office is committed to hiring talented individuals with a variety of experiences that will enhance the services we provide to the residents of Palm Beach County. We are always looking for dedicated individuals who do all things with Integrity and Accountability, who excel in Customer Service, and believe in Transparent Secure Democracy. At the Supervisor of Elections Office, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in being the best place to vote.

The PBCSOE Team is Unified by Our Core Values

Integrity: The desire and ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment with integrity.

Accountability: Ability to work independently and as part of a team on assigned projects and tasks.

Service: Excel in customer service and believe in Transparent Secure Democracy. Assist all departments and voters with a smile. 

Who We Want

We are seeking talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission, and are motivated to serve the voters of Palm Beach County. We want strong collaborators, skilled communicators, and problem solvers comfortable in a continuous learning environment.


  • Develop and implement standards for data input, maintenance and map production.
  • Assist with the development of GIS applications and models that enable data analysis and queries and develops tools and programs to automate routine GIS related tasks.
  • Create, maintain, and update precinct metadata and geopoints.
  • Update and create GIS maps for precincts, polling places, districts, etc.
  • Collect data from a variety of sources.
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and developments in the field of GIS.
  • Establish quality control and security maintenance plan for protecting database integrity; identify data errors and make corrections as required.
  • Performs GIS analysis functions and create maps and reports to communicate results.
  • Prepare and interpret electronic and hard copy source documents for GIS conversion.
  • Perform quality control of all data, which includes spatial alignment, attribute checks, topology validation, and other quality control measures to ensure accuracy.
  • Document work, create metadata and maintain change logs.
  • Provide training and support for users.
  • Provide written and oral communication with the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment and establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with other employees, supervisors, City officials, outside agencies and the general public.
  • Performs related work as required.

Work Environment

  • Team driven environment.
  • Demonstrate a "can do, whatever it takes" attitutude.
  • Lead projects and mentor team members.
  • Must demonstrate integrity, accountability, and transparency.
  • Opportunities for remote work.
  • Must pass a nationwide background check.

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, computer science, geography or a closely related field.
  • Experience: 3+ years in the GIS field. Using Esri and ArcGIS software and related products.  
  • Proficient knowledge of SQL and other RDBMS a must Proficient knowledge of SQL and other RDBMS a must.
  • Must be well versed in ArcGIS REST API, Python, Java and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge Discovery in Databases/Data Mining.
  • Elections environment experience is a plus.

How to Apply

  • Submit your application with a resume and cover letter using the application submission form, in person, or by mail to the following address:

    ATTN: Human Resources
    P.O. Box 22309
    West Palm Beach, FL 33416
  • Once your information has been submitted, a member of our team will review your application and will contact you if you have been invited for an interview.  
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward.

  • Applicants will be contacted based on the needs of the PBCSOE.  
  • Click Here to Apply.



Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections.

What to Expect in the Application Process

PBCSOE is committed to providing a transparent, fair, rigorous, and expedient selection process. At a minimum, the selection process will include the following steps:

  • Application screening
  • Phone screening  
  • In-person Zoom panel interview 1
  • In-person Zoom panel interview 2
  • Offer extended

Equal Opportunity Policy

The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office is an equal employment opportunity employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to info@votepalmbeach.gov.
In your email, please include the following: (1) confirm you have a disability; (2) identify the disability-related limitation that needs to be accommodated, and (3) if known, describe the specific accommodation requested for the disability-related limitation. A response to your request may take up to three business days.