Job Title: GIS Manager/Programmer
Reports To: Director of Emergency Communications
FLSA Status: non-exempt
Salary Group: B18
Class Code: 0270
Prepared Date: 03/30/2016
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Will perform any duties as deemed appropriate by the 9-1-1 Director. Must have trust, credibility, and confidence of those with whom he or she will work must be able to work well with people individually and in groups and must be sensitive to local issues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Creates scripts to streamline tasks and mapping processes.
- Uses computer scripts to work alongside ESRI map applications.
- Uses ESRI mapping software to perform GIS (Geographical Information System) duties, such as assigning 9-1-1 addresses to the public as needed creating data points, and street centerlines, as well as plotting x,y coordinates.
- Assist with statewide GIS projects including but not limited to EGDMS clean up.
- Prints wall maps and paper maps as well as assemble map books and other brochures when requested by an agency or when needed.
- Assist GIS managers on an as needed basis.
- Assists in planning, coordinating, and budgeting for the CVCOG regional 9-1-1 system.
- Reconciles bills with executed contracts for payment as well as revenues with service agreements.
- Creates requisitions for purchases and encumbers requisition as needed and process purchase order.
- Assists in preparing quarterly financial and Project Performance Report submitted to CSEC (Commission on State Emergency Communications) and attend CSEC meetings as required.
- Orders 9-1-1 supplies through national and local vendors.
- Maintains records and files in compliance with state and federal record management guidelines.
- Assists with facilitation, design, development planning and coordinating of 9-1-1 services and activities with public and private safety providers, political entities, telephone companies, equipment suppliers, emergency communications districts, COGs and state and federal agencies. Including but not limited to health fairs and public service events.
- Acts as liaison with telephone companies and equipment vendors and assist with training local 9-1-1 call takers and PSAP personnel.
- Assists with coordination of installation of 9-1-1 systems as well as training throughout the region.
- Develop and or obtain 9-1-1 public information and education materials in order to distribute and present throughout the region as needed.
- Attends meetings and workshops when necessary to public education and technical knowledge related to all aspects of 9-1-1.
- Prepares agenda and minutes for quarterly 9-1-1 meetings.
- Communicate openly with Emergency Management director regarding all issues and activities with 9-1-1.
- Travel within the region, state, and country to complete assigned tasks and receive proper training.
- Completes other related tasks as deemed necessary by the department or Director of Emergency Communications.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Experience completing tasks using Python or other scripting languages.
- Problem Solving- identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions, works well in group problem-solving situations; as well as independently, and uses reason in all situations.
- Customer Service- manages difficult customer situations, responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance, and meets commitments.
- Oral Communication- Demonstrates group presentation skills, and participates in meetings.
- Team work- Balance team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit, helps achieve morale and group commitments to goals and objectives, supports everyone’s effort to succeed.
- Organizational support- Follow policies and procedures, including but not limited to filing and archiving per UGMS (Uniform Grant Management Standards).
- Planning and Organizing- Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, seeks out additional resources, set realistic goals, objectives, and action plans.
- Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, looks for a way to improve and promote quality, applies feedback to improve performance, monitors own work to ensure quality.
- Exposure or knowledge of Federal and State Government procurement guidelines.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
- Bachelor’s Degree from four-year accredited college with major coursework in Accounting or Computer Science and one year of experience OR 5 or more years of legitimate Computer Science experience
- Any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Ability to comfortably lift 15-30 lbs without assistance.
- Capable of sitting and or standing for long periods of time.
- Occasional requirement to stand, walk, climb, or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- Must possess competency to speak and be understood, as well as hear and comprehend dialogue between individual and another party or individual and multiple parties.
- Capacity to use hands to fingers and feel.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED
- Valid and current Texas Driver’s License (and all requirements associated with obtaining a valid license)
- TCIC (Texas Crime Information Center) certification, or be able to obtain within 90 days of employment
This position may require travel at times, therefore the work environment is subject to change and can and will include, but is not limited to the following scenarios: an office setting, travel in either a personally owned vehicle (POV), Concho Valley Council of Governments previously approved rental vehicle, and or traveling via previously approved airline. The Concho Valley Council of Governments complies with all American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) policies in regards to reasonable accommodation requests.
- Excellent paid benefits and optional benefits
- Members of TCDRS –pension plan
Equal Opportunity Employer