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GIS SPECIALIST
To apply, visit: https://careers.dc.gov/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2254&PostingSeq=1 Title: Information Technology Specialist (GIS) Series: CS-2210-12 Salary Range: $70,345 to $89,992 per annum Number of Vacancies: (One) 1 Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is not in a collective bargaining unit Tour of Duty: 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM; Monday - Friday Area of Consideration: Open To The General Public Duration of Appointment: Permanent - Career Service Job Summary This position is located in the District Division of Transportation, Office of the Director, Operational Support and Applied Technology Office. The incumbent serves as a Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst, with responsibility for assisting the GIS Program Manager in planning, designing, and completing assignments relevant to the development and maintenance of the Department’s GIS Major Duties Assists the Geographic Information System Program Manager for planning and managing the development and expansion of a Department-wide GIS. Independently collects, complies, evaluates and analyses relevant GIS data for analysis. Creates beautifully engaging traditional and interactive maps and geovisualizations using modern GIS toolsets. Assists with or independently conducts research of new toolsets and processes to enhance the quality and efficiency of map and data delivery. Performs digital inventory of roadway inventory into the Department linear referencing system (LRS) as needed and provides support for the creation of the Department’s fully-routable centerline transportation network. Ensures that GIS software and equipment is properly deployed and installed within the Department. Develops customized GIS applications using a variety of toolsets such as: ArcGIS and Python; researches and leverages new tools when appropriate and as directed by the GIS Manager or by Departmental senior staff. Coordinates with Departmental information technology staff in designing and implementing automated GIS processes. Evaluates the quality of data in departmental databases that are key to the functioning of the GIS and LRS, investigates approaches to making processes more accurate and efficient, then recommends steps for improvement. Maintains current knowledge of the GIS and related system developments, and evaluates their utility to the Department Assists in researching and interpreting land records from multiple sources. Regularly reports on the progress and status of work assignments using established Departmental task management tools. Trains users within the Department on the principles of GIS, use of ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, and other technologies as specified by the GIS Manager. Qualifications Knowledge of the mission, functions, objectives and goals of the District of Columbia and Department of Transportation GIS and LRS programs, and technology requirements. Intermediate experience in programming using various programming languages (e.g, Python, C# or VB .NET, Javascript, etc). Thorough knowledge of GIS, geography and cartography with emphasis in GIS. Knowledge of GIS design. At least 2 years of experience using the ESRI ArcGIS platform. Exposure and fluency with and other mapping software are also valuable (e.g., QGIS, GRASS, etc). Knowledge and experience connecting to and leveraging enterprise relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, MySQL, etc) Knowledge of typical business computer applications software is expected (e.g., Windows, Internet, telecommunication protocols, graphics, MS Word, Excel, etc.) Knowledge of software development life cycle, with emphasis on requirements analysis, specifications, design, testing, and validation, efficiency, performance and reliability would be valuable. Licensures, Certifications and other requirements GIS Professional certification (GISP) is preferred but not required. This position has been designated as an emergency/essential employee position under the provisions of District Personnel Manual, Chapter 12. As such, your services may be required in emergency situations to perform crucial duties, i.e., snow removal, debris removal, transportation, shelter operation, food distribution, and communication. These duties may be performed when the government is closed or when most employees are dismissed early. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. This position maybe subject to criminal background checks and/or driving record checks, as well as random drug and alcohol testing pursuant to DC Act 15-620. Work Environment The majority of the work is in an office setting. However, the work requires regular and recurring construction or field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing. Sites visited may include areas infested by insects or creatures. DDOT is an employer of choice for any job seeker who has passion, energy, and enthusiasm about our city. Employee benefits include: Health and life insurance benefits and retirement benefits (More information about these benefits is available on the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) website at www.dchr.dc.gov.) Complimentary Capital BikeShare Membership Free rides on DC Circulator buses Continued professional development, and professional growth through d.University, the in-house training available for all DDOT employees Flexible work schedule (team and role dependent) Employer assisted housing loan program, providing payment and/or closing cost financing for first-time home buyers (restrictions apply) The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Posted on: Thursday, January 04, 2018
This listing expires on: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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