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Systems Analyst GIS

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
SALARY: $60,064.45 - $95,862.10 Annually

OPENING DATE: 04/17/17

CLOSING DATE: 05/08/17 05:00 PM


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Systems Analyst in the Planning and Development Management division.

This position requires an experienced GIS Analyst with knowledge of GIS architecture, GIS concepts, cartographic principles and overall creativity with map design. This job requires experience with ESRI ArcGIS 10.1 or higher, Oracle or MS SQL Server, creating and maintaining ArcGIS server map services, online web maps and applications.

Job functions include maintaining and updating all Geographic Data plus metadata, on-demand maps, geospatial analysis and services for all incoming requests, trouble shooting ArcGIS, creating online web maps and applications, and overseeing the streets database for use by the E911 system in Broward County.

This position is responsible for providing GIS services during emergency activations at the EOC, assisting in training and annual GIS-based emergency exercises, providing advice about analysis techniques, best practices and solutions for high level analysis problems.

General Description

Analyzes computer application programs and supports computer hardware devices.

This class works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a two (2) year degree from an accredited trade, technical or vocational school, college or university with major coursework in computer science or closely related field.

Requires four (4) years experience in systems analysis and applications programming or closely related experience.

Or any equivalent combination of relevant experience and training.

Special Certifications and Licenses:

•Bachelors in Geography, computer science or related field based on area of assignment
•Masters in Geography, computer science or related field based on area of assignment
•Doctorate in Geography, computer science or related field based on area of assignment
•GIS Professional Certifications (GISP)
•Project Management Professional (PMP); PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)
•Latest web technology development (i.e. .net) (1 yr)
•Project Lead (1 yr)
•Proficiency in managing GIS projects/programs/staff
•Proficiency in database skills & management
•Proficiency in Python/ModelBuilding Coding
•MCSD: Web Applications certification; eCommerce Certification


The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Answers customer phone calls for service and provides first level over-the-phone problem resolutions; maintains records, reports and documentation on systems and software specifications and configurations.

Responds to second level field support customer service calls; processes customer requests for new services related to desktop hardware and software including performing installations, upgrades, and training, and processing and monitoring purchase requests; installs, configures, designs and maintains network and communications hardware and software; troubleshoots and resolves hardware, software and network problems.

Tests new code delivered by vendors; works with users to validate all possibilities of usage; performs regression testing to ensure that any new code will not have a negative impact on existing applications; and communicates all issues to vendors for testing and resolution.

Performs all system administration tasks, such as adding new users and disabling old users, adjusting profiles to provide correct application access to different user profiles; and makes simple changes to web pages of applications per user requests.

Trains users in different areas to make them aware of all system capabilities; teaches users how to personalize the system to their needs; and trains on other computer issues, as needed and/or requested.

Performs a variety of systems duties including, but not limited to; updating databases, coding information, analyzing information, dispatching calls to technicians.

Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.



Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities:
During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities:
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.



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Broward County Board of County Commissioners
115 S Andrews Ave, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301 USA
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