Information Technology Specialist Iii

City of New Orleans
$76,109 Per year LA City Park, New Orleans, LA, USA
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Overview

Kind of Work

Highly responsible technical work of a specialized nature developing and maintaining features in an Enterprise Geodatabase.  Work includes preserving the integrity and design of geographic information databases, and supporting GIS functions. Work also includes:
 

  • Assisting in the strategic technology planning and implementation in the establishment and maintenance of an enterprise GIS environment using ArcGIS Desktop 10.x.
  • Participating in the development of reporting mechanisms to capture information on the current status of the environment.
  • Implementing policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure security and accuracy of data maintained in the GIS environment.
  • Maintaining technical and business documentation.
  • Coordinating with operations to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of the GIS enterprise to meet business demands.
  • Recommending and executing modifications to GIS software and supporting hardware in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • Publishing data within ArcGIS Online for departmental and public consumption.
  • Related work as required.
 Note  Employees in this classification may work a fixed or rotating shift, Saturdays and emergencies.  Employees in this classification are considered essential and must report to work in declared emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications

EITHER: Bachelor's Degree* in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems (CIS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Engineering, Telecommunications or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the support, design and/or implementation of Geographic Information database mapping systems (GIS).
   
 OR: Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in the support, design and/or implementation of Geographic Information database mapping systems (GIS).

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification.  If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.

Kind of Examination

A rating of training and experience weighted 100%.  All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes; however, credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for related experience gained within the last ten (10) years. 
 
This is an original entrance examination.

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