The Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD) is recruiting internally and externally for a GIS Application Developer (Information Systems Specialist 6) in the Information Services Division in Salem.
The posting will close at 11:59 p.m. April 3, 2022.
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This position will be located in Salem with occasional travel to agency field offices.
The Oregon Water Resources Department is committed to creating a workplace culture that understands and appreciates differences among people and is welcoming and inclusive to all. By fostering fairness and equity in its work culture, the Department strives to improve services for all Oregonians. We acknowledge that not all people have experienced equitable opportunities or fair treatment. We are committed to increasing our awareness and understanding of historic injustices and building a foundation for meaningful change. We value a wide range of professional and lived experiences, and people of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
What you will do
The primary purpose of this position is to analyze, develop or enhance agency developed desktop and web applications with an emphasis on geographic/spatial data presentation. In support of this, the position will use a variety of tools and software to code, debug and test developed applications. This position will also query databases for data sets to be displayed within applications or distributed in reports, spreadsheets and maps. This position will collaboratively define agency application development standards and practices. This position will work closely with other IS staff and give direction to junior application developers. This position will work directly with customers, vendors and technical staff from other agencies as needed. This position will report to the IS Manager and be largely self-directed.
This position will help support the Department’s information services and platforms, as called for in the state’s 2017 Integrated Water Resources Strategy by keeping complicated system infrastructure running and available for staff and the public.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Information Systems Specialist 6
We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may not meet every one of our listed preferred qualifications. Lived experience may count towards the preferred qualifications. If you are excited about this position, we encourage you to apply. If you are unsure as to whether you meet the preferred qualifications of this position, please contact us to discuss your application.
The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series for employees who start prior to April 1, 2022 or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
(a) Five (5) years of information systems experience in: Software and/or Web Application Development. Geographic Information Systems development or administration.
(b) An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field,
completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field;
three (3) years of information systems experience in: Software and/or Web Application Development. Geographic Information Systems development or administration.
(c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
one (1) year of information systems experience in: Software and/or Web Application Development.
Geographic Information Systems development or administration.
The most competitive applicants(s) will demonstrate the following requested skills and experience:
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