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Organization: Orange County Sheriff's Office
Title: IT Specialist II (GIS Technician)
Location: Orlando, FL
Application Deadline: 2018-01-19
Posted: 2017-12-20

Position Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical (support) functions in relation to the development, implementation, and maintenance of Orange County Sheriff’s Office Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:
*High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
*Must have three (3) years general IT experience and/or education/training; or equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience.
*Ability to maintain and provide data for emergency 911 applications used by dispatch personnel and technical support for Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) emergency 911 services.
*Must have intermediate computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; possess the ability to learn agency selected reporting software in support of these functions (e.g., Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access).
*Must have knowledge of methods for maintaining and developing agency GIS systems and have knowledge of relational database management systems.
*Capable of assisting with administrative duties for ArcGIS Online (add usernames, passwords, feature classes, etc.).
*Ability to assist in maintaining geodatabase and map products used by OCSO departments in relation to sectors and zones boundary lines, road centerlines, and physical addressing, etc.; produces high quality maps while working with OCSO departments, when necessary.
*Capable of resolving data integrity issues through the review and implementation of QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Control) workflows and metadata documentation.
*Develops, records, and integrates GIS data including local, State, and Federal GIS databases.
*Ability to correspond with planners and engineers regarding proposed City boundary changes, annexation, and zoning across multiple municipalities.
*Ability to coordinate with direct supervisor regarding current and future GIS technology requirements (e.g., evaluates new software).
*Ability to provide training/support to OCSO departments regarding the use of new and existing GIS hardware and software; provides GIS desktop support to end users, as needed; identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and suggest solutions.
*Capable of assisting with writing/creating/testing/executing SQL queries for creating and maintaining reports. This could include using industry best practices to create stored procedures and views for Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle.
*Must possess the skills required to positively and productively interact with clients and internal staff; demonstrate good communication skills and provide excellent customer service in person and over the phone.
*Must be able to become FCIC/NCIC and CJIS certified within six (6) months of employment; ESRI certified within one (1) year of employment.
*Must have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks from start to finish.
*Ability to work with minimum supervision, demonstrate self-initiative, and use independent judgment.
*Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in English, both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
*Associate’s degree (A.A. or A.S.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school
*One (1) year geographical information systems (GIS) mapping related experience and/or training.
*Software proficiency in geographic information systems (GIS).
*Recent experience with ESRI-based GIS software and its applications (ArcSDE, ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo, etc.)

ADDITIONAL PROCESSING:
*Phone interview, if selected.
*Participate in basic skills test, if successful passing of phone interview
*Panel Interview, if successful completion of basic skills tests

SALARY: $40,851/annually or $42,078.40 with 3+ years of experience

Please visit our website www.ocso.com and review the job requirements listed in the "Civilian Positions” section under "Careers". In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete your online application on that website. This posting is for the Orange County Sheriff's Office located in Orlando, Florida.


The Orange County Sheriff's Office is a Veteran Friendly, Equal Opportunity Employer.