GIS ANALYST/BSB

POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications accepted from: ALLPERSONS INTERESTED

Posting Number: PN# 20141
Division: HOUSTON WATER
Section: OPERATIONS & PROGRAM SUPPORT
Reporting Location: 611 WALKER
Workdays & Hours: M-F; 8 am - 5 pm

*Subject to change


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Produces maps, reports and analyses using GIS and various database software. Researches and evaluates source data using routine methods. Performs datum and coordinates system conversion, data spatial adjustment and image geo referencing, attribute editing, spatial analysis, and integration of GPS data. May develop applications and screen menus to support GIS users. Locates and compiles graphic data and attributes from plans, profiles and other sources. Converts data from one software platform to another. Interprets and transfers data from source documents; prepares data for entry. Performs quality control for database maintenance. Geocodes data files, corrects and modifies data.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The position requires stooping, bending and/or lifting of items of up to 30 pounds with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces.

This is a Department of Houston Public Works Management position at the Tier II Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires an Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Science, Geography, Computer Science, Management of Information Science or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
No experience required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
None.

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants who have write code and develop applications using Visual Basic, C++, and Arc Objects. Preference will also be given to applicants with technical proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS.

Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department may administer a skills assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 20

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or please call 832.393.6027.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations call TTY 7-1-1.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.


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