Job Detail

Organization: Williamson County Emergency Management Agency
Title: Emergency Management GIS Specialist
Location: Williamson County, TN

Posted: 2022-10-17
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Williamson County Emergency Management is seeking a qualified, self-motivated GIS Specialist/Analyst to assist in providing technical services in support of information management systems. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and be able to independently learn and find resources to bridge gaps. A preferred candidate has experience in homeland security and emergency management domain and experience working alone or as part of a technical team as well as, managing development, integration, and testing of units, subsystems, and systems within a distributed application development environment.

General Responsibilities:

• Develop GIS apps and web services using ESRI web/mobile APIs, ArcGIS Server/Online.

• Provide support to deploy and manage applications and services on customer hosted or cloud servers.

• Perform data extraction, transformation, and loading to ensure geospatial data compatibility with external applications from a variety of different sources.

• Troubleshoot errors within ArcGIS Desktop ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro mapping software and the enterprise GIS environment ArcGIS Online Platform.

• Partner with others to evaluate existing data and processes and define solution approaches.

• Develop written technical documentation to help communicate technical concepts.

• Serve as on-call in support of day to day and emergency operations

• Maintain and update Computer Aided Dispatch GIS dataset on a regular schedule and as requested.

• Develop and maintain maps and documentation through coordination with EMA staff and response partners to meet the needs for emergency preparedness and planning.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information, Geography/GIS, or related

• Experience designing, developing and implementing web applications leveraging ArcGIS Online’s Web AppBuilder, Dashboards, StoryMaps, Survey 123, Workforce, FieldMaps, ArcGIS Server/Online.

• Programming skills in Python 2.7 and 3.5 and the ArcPy site package including the ability to read/interpret other’s codes and understand what it is doing in ESRI resources/documents.

• Experience with Network Analyst, Spatial Analyst Extensions and NG911 GIS standards.

• Effective Cartographic skills including the ability to use ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro Desktop applications to create easy-to-read, informative, and visually effective static mapping products.


Additional knowledge and/or experience includes:

• Experience using ArcGIS Desktop, Catalog, ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server.

• Experience using Python scripting for geoprocessing workflows.

• Experience working with RDBMS (MS SQL Server).

• Experience using various published APIs to solve problems and integrate solutions

• Experience working with the disaster response/preparedness community using WebEOC preferred.

• 5+ years’ technical experience with ArcGIS and geospatial application development preferred


Annual starting salary for those meeting the minimum qualifications is $49,899.20/annually, dependent on qualifications and education, more maybe offered depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications are available in the Human Resources Department Suite 112 and online via link below.

https://www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov/jobs.aspx

Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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