Health, vision, dental, and life insurance; annual and sick leave; paid holidays; pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plans; and more.
NATURE OF WORK
An employee in this class is responsible for utilizing GIS technologies to perform geo-spatial data collection, processing and analysis. Employees perform routine technical work in GIS involving heavy amounts of database entry and management, generation of maps, and user support under supervision of senior GIS staff. Work is of average difficulty and involves maintenance of data resources and operation of GIS software within the context of programs and policy directives. The exercise of some initiative and independent judgment is required in: producing maps, reports, spatial databases, thematic data sets, parcel map data, etc. according to agency needs and requirements; digitizing and integrating GIS data from a variety of sources; troubleshooting and verifying data; coding, calculating, editing, and joining attributes to geographic features; and, technical writing. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through conferences; reports submitted and results obtained.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Working knowledge of: GIS systems (MapInfo, ArcView, etc).
Ability to: assist with researching spatial data availability from internal and external sources; collect, assimilate, analyze, and interpret data and draw sound conclusions; prepare oral and written reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in geography, computer science, math, planning or a related field and one (1) year of experience in the use of a commercial GIS software package (ESRI, MapInfo); or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS
Possession of a valid drivers license may be required.
During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.
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