This posting will be used to fill a Full Time, Permanent, GIS Specialist position within the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering funded through the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program. Under direction, this position performs professional work involving the development and use of GIS and leads and coordinates activities of GIS Technicians performing various tasks involving considerable responsibility, complexity and variety.
NATURE AND VARIETY OF WORK
Under direction, performs professional Geographic Information System work in developing and maintaining GIS databases and applications. Employees apply knowledge of programming, database management, and systems analysis methods and techniques to support and customize department specific GIS applications. The work involves: analyzing and documenting system requirements; developing, testing, and prototyping GIS applications; and designing and developing procedures for maintaining GIS databases. An employee in this class serves as an individual contributor with day-to-day responsibility for administration of one or more major GIS components such as a major database including many tables or a hardware/software system. An employee in this class may use either CAD software or GIS software or both depending on the needs of the unit to which the employee is assigned. An employee in this class determines information needed and methods to be used, and applies a variety of techniques to complete assignments.
Examples of Duties and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The duties and responsibilities enumerated in this class specification are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications and salary level for all positions in this class. They are not intended to include all of the essential functions of all positions in the class.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in geography, cartography, planning, computer science, or civil engineering; two (2) or more years of experience in the operation and application of GIS technology; one (1) or more years of experience in computer installation and repair, including configuration of small area networks; and a valid non-commercial Class C motor vehicle operator's license.
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