The City of Delray Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, marital status, family status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.
The City of Delray Beach is a Non-Tobacco Workplace. The City will not consider applicants who have used tobacco or nicotine products for a period of at least three months prior to application for employment. The definition of "tobacco or nicotine products" includes but is not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes, snuff, e-cigarettes and nicotine patches or gum.
The purpose of this position is to assist in the development and maintenance of the City's computer-generated land-based databases using a Geographic Information System (GIS). Utilizing GIS/.CADD/GPS hardware and or software, to perform the following: collect/manage geographical data, produce various maps/reports, develop, maintain, and/or enhance database structures. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, database, computer aided drafting (CAD), geographic information system (GIS), mapping, graphics design, or other software programs. Assists with field surveys utilizing Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment to obtain field collected data for GIS projects. Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. This position reports to the GIS Coordinator.
Essential Job Duties:
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Associates degree in survey/mapping, engineering, geography, computer science or related field and minimum of three years experience in GIS applications is required; Bachelor's degree proffered supplemented by two years previous experience. Minimum of three years experience in GIS applications. Ability to use highly technical computer applications, such as GIS or CAD. Ability to manage and prioritize routine, specialized and complex assignments and problems utilizing knowledge acquired through prior education, training, and experience. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Ability to adapt to an evolving and continually improving environment. Requires demonstrated ability to utilize personal computer and office software such as MS Word, MS Excel and electronic mail.
The abilities expected of all employees include being able to respond to supervision, guidance and direction of superiors in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies, be appropriately groomed and attired so as to present a professional image in accordance with the organization's mission, goals, and policies; report for work promptly and properly prepared at the time and place required by the assignment or orders; notify the appropriate supervisor of intended absences in accordance with stated rules; conform with standards and rules regarding use of accrued time; demonstrate a polite, helpful and courteous manner when engaged in any activity with the public; operate and care for equipment to manufacturer's specifications and/or within the specified parameters; demonstrate an understanding, consideration, and respect of cultural, religious, and gender differences when interacting with the public and colleagues.
A comparable combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position, may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
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