Open position - Senior GIS Analyst - Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

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Nonie Castro

Jun 23, 2016, 10:13:37 AM6/23/16
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Job Overview

Perform advanced analytical duties related to the development and operation of a Geographic Information System (GIS) to create, update, and maintain maps.


Normal business hours.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. 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. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

• Perform complex analysis of GIS data based on specified criteria and generate reports based on resulting data for use in projects, reports, and decision making processes.
• Develop scripts and models to perform advanced analysis and streamline routine GIS tasks.
• Maintain GIS databases and design schema; convert data from various sources for entry into databases; use various computer languages to manipulate data and produce reports; enforce best practices for GIS incorporation of legacy data; develop user instructions; and establish and maintain related procedures and symbol set libraries.
• Design project maps and databases; analyze reports; make recommendations based on final prints.
• Train user staff and provide technical support in application of statistical and thematic mapping software.
• Create complex maps to convey information to non-technical staff.
• Serve as liaison with other County departments and outside agencies for effective system applications.
• May supervise lower level GIS staff and act as GIS Manager in event of absence.
• Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Considerable knowledge of GIS computer database development and management.
• Considerable knowledge of computerized cartographic/mapping hardware and software.
• Considerable knowledge of computerized mapping symbols, standards, and terminology.
• Working knowledge of computer programming using different languages as applicable to GIS systems.
• Skill in the use and operation of computers and peripheral equipment such as digitizers, plotters, and drafting instruments. Ability to collect, organize, and analyze data and develop logical conclusions.
• Ability to read and interpret aerial photographs, maps, deeds, and legal descriptions.
• Ability to work effectively with others.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to use a computer and related software.

Minimum Qualification(s)

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

Graduation from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university with a major in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or a major in Geography, Urban or Regional Planning, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems with a GIS emphasis; and
One year of experience in GIS hardware and software support.
An Associate's or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Geography, Urban or Regional Planning, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems; and
Three years of experience in GIS hardware and software support.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Five years of experience in GIS hardware and software support.

Additional Requirements

• Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
• No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
• No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
• No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
• No felony convictions within lifetime.
• No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
• Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
• Successful completion of a criminal background investigation or update including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, and medical evaluation.

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