Effective December 2018 the City of Portland will adopt a new classification and compensation structure, adjusting the pay range of this role to $5278.00/mo to $8781.00/mo. Under the new structure this position will be classified as Business Systems Analyst II. An overview of the new classification and compensation structure is available here https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/77674
The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is hiring a Business System Analyst to support a new Stormwater Asset Inventory and Condition Assessment program in Stormwater System Planning. This new program (Stormwater AICA) is tasked with coordinating the collection and evaluation of existing and new stormwater asset information.
BES is committed to using an asset management approach for all of its natural and built infrastructure systems. Stormwater System Planning (SWSP) is a program that applies an asset management approach, citywide, to all stormwater infrastructure assets. This program quantifies and evaluates risk across the entire public and private stormwater system, including constructed as well as natural assets, in a cost effective and socially and environmentally equitable manner.
Major Job Duties
Data Collection Protocol and Tool Development: Develop the stormwater system asset inventory and condition assessment field data collection protocol. This position, in collaboration with the Program Manager and select Bureau staff, will develop the electronic field data collection protocol. This position is expected to develop and test electronic data collection tools for field crews to collect the necessary data.
Data Quality Control and Quality Assessment: As the field data is collected, this position is expected to review the incoming data for completeness and accuracy and ready it for inclusion into a database for access by Bureau staff.
Database Development: The collected field data will be stored in an existing or new database for use by the Risk Assessment work and across the Bureau by several groups. This position will work with stakeholders to modify existing asset management software to store collected data or develop new databases if needed.
Coordination and Collaboration: Collaborate with other bureaus, units, divisions, group management and staff to plan, organize and direct resources to complete tasks that support the Stormwater AICA program and data needs across the Bureau.
GIS Analysis: Collaborate and support the Risk Assessment work by providing needed GIS analysis and mapping support.
Bureau Wide Database Planning: Participate and collaborate with other Senior BSAs and BSAs in the Bureau as new databases are developed to store data and integrate new data into existing databases.
About the Bureau
The City of Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration. Our assets include two wastewater treatment plants, 98 pump stations, 3000 miles of pipes, and thousands of ' green' assets. BES is committed to diversity and equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community. For more information about BES, please visit http://www.portlandoreqon.gov/bes.
About the City of Portland
Lauded as one of the best places to live in America, Portland is a city with a vibrant downtown, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty, good schools and friendly people. Home to about 680,000 residents within 145 square miles, Portland maintains deep ties to the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty. Portland is listed among the top 25 arts destinations in the United States, named one of the best cycling cities in North America, and one of America's best walking towns. Mount Hood, the Cascade Mountain Range and the renowned Oregon Coast are all just over an hour away. There are 37,000 acres of parks and green spaces within the metropolitan area including the largest urban wilderness in the U.S.: the 5,000-acre Forest Park located within the city limits. Average temperatures range between 34 in winter to 80 in summer and Portland receives 37" of rain annually, less than Seattle, Houston, Baltimore, Boston and Atlanta.
Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Knowledge of principles and methods of systems analysis, including business process and entity relationship analysis tools and methods.
Knowledge and experience with database theory, design rules and development practices, including data modeling and data flow.
Ability to balance responsibilities for multiple projects to ensure timely results in accordance with bureau quality standards.
Ability and experience diagnosing and resolving complex systems analysis problems; evaluating alternatives and making sound independent decisions within established guidelines.
Ability to prepare clear, concise and accurate documentation, reports of work performed, project management reports and other written materials.
Ability to translate between customers and information systems professionals to ensure all parties understand, in their own terms, systems' needs, requirements and technology parameters and constraints.
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and answers to supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.
Applicants must submit a professional rsum online and answer all required supplemental questions, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
Your rsum and answers to supplemental question will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
Your answers to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
Your rsum should support the details described in the answers to the supplemental questions.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your answers to the supplemental questions any transferable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.
Your rsum should be no more than a total of two (2) pages. Do not attach materials not requested.
All completed applications for this position must be submitted online no later than 11:59 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.
Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.
Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.
John DiGrazia, Senior Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
City Of Portland, OR