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GIS Specialist

Job Description (GIS Specialist):

Assist with the design, development, implementation and maintenance of the City’s geographic information system (GIS). Responsible for maintenance and update of GIS data sets, databases and GIS software. The work involves working in conjunction with users from other departments. Work is performed with frequent independent judgment and creative application of GIS technologies under general supervision of a higher-level GIS professional position.

Examples of Duties

Typical Qualifications

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma with at least three (3) years of experience in GIS applications or an Associate’s degree in geographic information systems, geography, engineering, computer science or related field, and at least one (1) year of experience in GIS applications, or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.                                                                

Skills, Work Environment, and Hours

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Physical Demands
The physical demands involve far acuity, hearing, mental acuity, near acuity, repetitive motion, seeing, speaking, talking, and visual acuity. May be required to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.

Work Environment
The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions: job likely consists of typical office work or administrative work. The employee works in a safe and secure work environment that may periodically have unpredicted requirements or demands. 
Work Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm (nights, weekend and holiday hours as required)
Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all City employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.  City employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as hurricane, or other emergency situations and are expected to perform emergency service duties as assigned.

*The City of Deerfield Beach values the service veterans and their family members have given to our country, and supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses. *

*The City of Deerfield Beach is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*


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