STATE OF OREGON
invites applications for the position of:
Information Systems Specialist 3 (9-1-1 GIS Database Analyst)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 07/25/17 11:59 PM
SALARY: $3,649.00 - $5,271.00 Monthly
LOCATION: Salem, Oregon
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary purpose of this position is to work directly with the 9-1-1 GIS staff to coordinate statewide 9-1-1 spatial data acquisition and maintain the statewide 9-1-1 digital map library; coordinate the documentation of information; and provide customer service in the use of GIS to public safety agencies and organizations both familiar and unfamiliar with the technology.
MAJOR DUTIES INCLUDE:
Customer Assistance: Provide expertise regarding data input, georeferencing, and other areas in the field of geography directly relating to 9-1-1.
Coordinate the development of training materials for users of the 9-1-1 mapping systems and data. Coordinate with appropriate 9-1-1 Program staff to develop requirements to distribute data and general information regarding GIS in 9-1-1. Answer questions about quality, content, and appropriate use of 9-1-1- databases in Oregon.
Extract information from multiple data sets and produce a variety of reports for the PSAPs, emergency response agencies, legislature, and other state and local users upon request.
Work with other organizations to coordinate the distribution and documentation of shared databases.
Operations: Create and maintain spatial data for use in the primary PSAPs to support the statewide 9-1-1 mapping effort. Maintain an inventory of emergency response digital data for Oregon. Acquire new data themes at different scales to enhance and expand the use of such data in emergency response. Coordinate with appropriate 9-1-1 Program staff to develop and implement process to incorporate updated information from multiple sources into the existing data structure. Perform quality control on new and existing data. Coordinate the development of data dictionaries and data collection standards. Determine system needs for projected increases in remote access to data, determine security levels for remote access to the data, and trouble-shoot software and database problems with users and vendors. Coordinate with appropriate 9-1-1 Program staff to make recommendations on performance tuning. Consider costs, specifications, and organizational policies needed for expansion.
System and Database Administration: Assist appropriate 9-1-1 Program staff to research and develop migration path for data sets into direct client server database structures and applications. Work with vendors to find appropriate solutions. Work with cooperating groups to develop data standards, linking to national efforts. Assist appropriate 9-1-1 Program staff to set policies and procedures for implementation of metadata dictionary for all databases. Assist appropriate 9-1-1 Program staff to create and maintain internal databases and Intra/Internet systems using logical data modeling designs. Assists appropriate 9-1-1 Program staff with the update of GIS-related presentations and associated databases.
Staff Duty Officer (SDO): Serves as a SDO during business hours when requested by the Executive Duty Officer (EDO) to coordinate and communicate incident response efforts. Facilitate information requests, document responses and situation reports, and assist the EDO to develop briefing materials. Assess and process requests and monitor and update incident information in OpsCenter.
Office environment with extensive use of office equipment including personal computers. Driver's license is required or satisfactory means of transportation. May incur some out of office travel as necessary to coordinate with PSAPs, county, and local governments regarding digital data development and GIS activities directly related to 9-1-1 mapping projects.
QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIRED & REQUESTED SKILLS:
The work experience section of your application must include a clear description of your experience in order to determine if you meet the required skills (minimum and special qualifications) and at what level you meet the requested skills. Your answers to supplemental questions about your specific experience must also be supported in the work experience statements in your application form or, if requested, your resume. Supplemental materials such as cover letters and/or a resume will NOT be reviewed or used to determine candidate's qualifications unless the posting specifically states those materials are required from applicants.
Work experience is based on a 40-hour work week. (Example: 20 hours a week for one year would equal six-months of work experience.)
To receive credit for all required degree's or required/related coursework, a photocopy of transcripts is MUST be attached to your application.
Two (2) years of information systems experience in GIS.
An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
Completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or a related field.
Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Pass a fingerprint-based criminal record check.
Strong Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills;
Knowledge of 9-1-1 and public safety.