Job Opening with City of Memphis

 CITY OF MEMPHIS                                           JUNE 27, 2012-JULY 09, 2012

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at

www.memphistn.gov/careers

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THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY

WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE_REQUIRED AT THE    TIME OF HIRE._

POSITION:  GIS TECHNICAL COORDINATOR/FIRE(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $56,442.07 – $91,728.00

                      Bi-weekly: $2,170.85 – $3,528.00;     Fire Services/Communications    J.O. #11-160-R1

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Fire Communications Manager to develop and maintain the geospatial (GIS) component for the City of Memphis Fire Department. Involvement in all areas of the application development life cycle: business analysis, requirements gathering, design, development, testing, implementation, and support of new and existing applications. Designs, develops, and implements the City’s enterprise Fire geospatial data structure including mapping business processes (strategies) and practices. Writes program specifications for business models and establishes geospatial data quality assurance/quality control and maintenance procedures and standards. Develops unit tests and assists with software application testing to identify inconsistencies with developed map and ensure quality deliverables. Assists in enhancing existing business processes through research, evaluation, and proposals for system improvements. Performs GIS analysis, data creation, and data analysis to assist with data management needs. Extracts, maps, and analyzes data from the CAD and National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) for incident analysis. Maintains and updates CAD-related data, software, and hardware. Creates and maintains the Division of Fire Services SharePoint website. Provides supervision, work direction, and discipline to assigned staff. Serves in a lead capacity providing technical guidance to employees involved in creating, updating, and maintaining current GIS information for CAD interface. Interacts with business customers, IT personnel, members of management, and GIS software users to provide GIS administrative support and information pertaining to mapping and analysis projects. Provides situational awareness to dispatchers and responders during incidents. Supports post-incident regulatory and departmental reporting. Supplies electronic or hardcopy map-based presentation materials for meeting support and/or custom map products to individual requestors, as needed. Constructs an analysis of the deployment, availability and use of fire department resources or services. Establishes and maintains working relationships with regional public safety GIS practitioners, GIS data providers, and consumers.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment, such as a computer and telephone. Also requires the ability to operate special technical equipment, such as the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system and the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily in an office environment, except during emergency situations. May be required to work offsite during emergency fire and EMS disasters, multiple fire alarm fires, airport emergencies, and other fire or City of Memphis emergency situations. May experience exposure to smoke, dust, fumes, and various types of weather conditions. Requires being on-call twenty-four (24) hours a day for long periods of time as needed. Some occasional travel to meetings, fire stations, and other work sites/offices across the City may be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, or a related field and five (5) years professional experience utilizing GIS techniques and processes including specific experience utilizing ESRI software (ArcGIS/ArcInfo, Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst, and 3D Analyst) and Windows operating system with three (3) of the five (5) years in a supervisory/lead capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Specific experience supporting the mapping needs of the fire department and knowledge of related data strongly preferred. Related Master’s degree preferred. Working experience encompassing the use of multiple programming languages strongly preferred. (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED

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