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Senior programmer analyst- gis

Company Name:
Polk County Internal
SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANALYST -(GIS)
(Information Technology)

Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated below:

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

Technical GIS work analyzing all aspects of water and wastewater utilities. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) design, implementation, quality control and functionality.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

Performs the following duties with periodic direction from a Systems Analyst or member of management.

Project Coordination: Responsible for coordinating projects from analysis through implementation for small to moderate systems. Arranges and conducts meetings with staff to determine application needs for increased productivity.

Maintain Knowledge of Customer's Applications: Maintains an in-depth knowledge of the clients GIS application.

Training of Customers and Utilities Staff: Trains employees and clients in the proper usage for new GIS systems. Provides technical assistance, guidance and training for customers and Utilities staff for specific GIS applications.

System Development: Performs technical work writing and maintaining programs and related documentation. Creates test data and evaluates test results. Responsible for system development consisting of system design, implementation and support. Provides technical expertise in all phases of program and data base development, including development of various analysis programs. Develops standard operating procedures for all GIS activities. Implements Quality Management Techniques for entry, execution, development and processing map data, programs, revising data sets and the overall systems operations.

Perform Analysis and Design: Performs systems analysis, design, construction, and ongoing system support. Completes accurate program development and project duration estimates. Develops time/cost estimates. Develops cost benefit studies. Documents and reports on systems analysis and design phases. Estimates impact upon system resources. Participates in post-implementation reviews and revisions. Responsible for the development and maintenance of the ArcGIS data bases on the GIS, which includes, but is not limited to converting data from various sources (surveys, aerial photographs, plats, construction plans, as-built drawings, etc.) for entry in the GIS.

Principal areas of responsibility include: Designs and implements Utility GIS mapping, database programs and other technical work related to the Utilities GIS development and database maintenance management. Ensures GIS compatibility with Utilities Land Management Information, Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and SCADA. Assists in the design and preparation of documentation for programs, operations and users, and field data collection as needed using Global Positioning System G.P.S. collectors. Performs related GIS and Utilities Engineering activities as required. Responsible for maintaining file digitization program of all Subdivision drawings and maps using Global Positioning Satellite (G.P.S.) survey control points and related digital files using ArcGIS and other computer software.

Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the principles and practices of Geographic Information Systems. Knowledge of GIS systems programming, commands and functions, coding methods, operation. Knowledge of GIS Program language, ArcGIS, Arc/View, and other associated software. Skilled in using Global Positioning System (GPS) technology for field data collection. Ability to write, test, and debug programs. Ability to program proficiently using Visual Basic and ArcObjects. Ability to learn terminology, concepts, and principles of civil/environmental engineering as related to water and wastewater facilities and systems. Ability to prepare updates and maintenance of the existing data sets. Ability to prepare engineering and administrative reports, letters and memorandums. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with employees, management, and other departments
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate of an accredited four (4) year college with major course work in Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography or a related field and have a minimum of three (3) years experience, including two (2) years in a major GIS analysis and design project.

Must have a valid driver's license and be able to secure a valid Florida driver's license at the time of employment within this classification.

A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

SPECIAL PREFERENCES

Applicants with knowledge of water, waste water and reuse Utilities systems and Utilities Land Management Information, Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and SCADA.



JOB LOCATION: Information Technology, Bartow, FL

WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

HIRING RATE: $49,920.00 - $61,068.80 (Pay Grade 27)

Interested applicants and employees should apply by creating an application profile as detailed below. Apply no later than the closing date indicated above.
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POLK COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, HUMAN RESOURCES
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