Provides data collection, mapping, land use planning and geographic information system (GIS) support for the Planning and Zoning Department utilizing the ESRI Product Suite platform.
Essential Job Functions:
Essential functions are fundamental job duties. They do not include marginal tasks which are also performed but are incidental to the primary functions. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position, nor does every position allocated to the class necessarily perform every duty listed. Personal characteristics required of all employees such as honesty, industry, sobriety and the ability to get along with others, are presumed qualities and may not be listed specifically.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL, VISUAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
The physical requirements are that of sedentary work and include exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required occasionally. Requires repetitive motion of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
Requires close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures. Transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes. Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
Requires the expression or exchange of ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly. Requires perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make the discriminations in sound.
The working environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions and is nearly absent of potentially disagreeable elements, such as irate customers, outdoor weather conditions, excessive noise, extreme temperatures, odors, dust, etc. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). County-wide travel and periodic outdoor site inspection or inventory work is required to facilitate duties.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge and application of current principles and practices of mapping; recent developments; current literature and sources of information in the field of cartography or geography. Knowledge of computer programs necessary for computerized mapping and drawing; Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Knowledge of current theories, principles and practices of urban planning and regulatory techniques; research and data gathering procedures necessary for a successful long range planning program such as population projections and economic base analysis; project management principles; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes.
Required to operate a personal computer, plotters and word processing programs. Requires creative and business proofreading, editing, writing and research; verbal communication; and public speaking.
Required to conduct complex, independent studies and analyzes and formulate recommendations; research, collect and evaluate planning data and prepare written reports; read, interpret, and apply planning-related laws, rules and regulations; present programs and ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; speak before public groups; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials and public.
We do not accept resumes; therefore, RESUMES should not be submitted. To be considered, please complete the online application and upload your educational documentation (diploma, transcripts, etc.) and/or applicable certifications which are stated below in the minimum qualifications for the position. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university in Computer Science, GIS, Planning, Physical or Natural Sciences or a closely related field; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in relational database development, GIS analysis using GIS and mapping software and technology; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities. Additional qualifying education, professional certification and experience, that provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities, will be considered in lieu of the required college education. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS is required.
LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Requires a valid driver licenses at the date of hire and maintain said license while employed in this position.
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