The purpose of this position is to perform highly overall guidance, administrative and technical support in the Geographic Information Systems to include security, systems analysis, programming, data interoperability, safety, operations and training of personnel. Responsible for perform system enhancements and upgrades, develop new applications, and monitor adherence to GIS standards. Ability to Interact with users to gather input for the design of new and GIS enhanced applications and ability to understand and contribute to the District's vision, values and business objectives.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.
Perform system enhancements and upgrades, develop new applications, and monitor adherence to GIS standards.
Provide technical expertise and support to users as it relates to entering and retrieving data, performing queries, accessing reports as well as other system functionality.
Work with ESRI suite of products, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Desktop, Python, XML: schema definition, data validation, transmission, manipulation, querying & use as a data source. TFS-source code.
Perform work with advanced cartography, linear asset mapping concepts, and land mapping concepts.
Perform programming and database administration functions.
Communicate & collaborate with all divisions and departments to improve workflow.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree with a major emphasis in Computer Science, Information Technology, Geography or Natural Resources or equivalent achieved by GIS practitioners with 5 years of previous experience.
3+ years' experience in a GIS analyst capacity using relevant software
Prior experience working in the public sector is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Physical and Mental Abilities: Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time with ability to reach, bend and move up/down on steps. Must be able to lift up to 50 pound file boxes. The position requires considerable concentration, creativity and ability to manage time effectively. It is subject to stress caused by a changing public environment, mandatory deadlines and heavy workload. Requires the ability to operate office equipment and communicate on the telephone and face to face. Requires the ability to ask questions that will bring forth the information needed to make sound decisions.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Harris County Appraisal District is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
Harris County Appraisal Dist