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Organization: St. Lucie County Florida
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Fort Pierce, Florida
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-06-27

Position Description:

GIS Analyst - Position #121544
Salary Range: $49,385.00 - $79,016.00 Annually

JOB SUMMARY: Position is in the GIS Division of the Planning & Development Services Department. This Division provides data collection, mapping, land use planning and GIS support for Departments under the St. Lucie Board of County Commissioners. This position provides primary support to the Public Safety Department and users of the County’s Enhanced 9-1-1 Emergency System.

JOB FUNCTION: Performs data collection, database development and mapping design work. Conducts these functions in the development and support of the County's geographic information system (GIS). Creates maps, reports and GIS data sets on computer automated mapping and database management systems for research, decision support and presentation purposes. Updates, maintains and ensures the accuracy of digital data tables, graphics and GIS data sets. Provides technical assistance to County personnel and handles customer service requests. Maintain confidential records and correspondence. Performs related work as requested or assigned.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of standard statistical principals, methods and research techniques. Knowledge of computer automated mapping, geographic data collection methods and automated data management systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft SQL Server databases, ESRI Product Suite (ArcMap, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Pro). Knowledge of public safety/emergency management principles and practices. Familiar with Computer Aided Dispatch systems and the rules/regulations. Ability to deal effectively with the public and present information in a clear and concise fashion. Ability to work well under pressure with fixed deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of the Department and other agencies. Performs related work as requested or assigned. Must be FDLE certified or have the ability to obtain FDLE certification.

WORK HAZARDS: Occasional field visits to undeveloped, agricultural areas and areas under development, with attendant hazards.


EDUCATION: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, GIS, planning, one of the physical or natural sciences or a closely related field. Additional qualifying education, professional certification and experience, that provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities, will be considered in lieu of the required college education.

EXPERIENCE: At least two (2) years of experience in relational database development, GIS analysis and application operation is required. Experience with javascript/HTML 5 application development on an ESRI ArcGIS platform is desired.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION: A Valid Driver's License is required.

Pay Grade 21

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING: This position requires a physical, drug testing, driver's license verification and level 1 background screening.

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