This position is assigned to the Asset Management and GIS Section of the Operations Support Division, Growth Management Department. The purpose of this classification is to provide GIS support to the Right-of-Way Acquisition Section. Responsibilities include updating and maintaining ArcGIS geodatabase of proposed and acquired Right-of-Way parcels, correlating acquired parcels to the Department’s Asset Management database, archiving digital scans of conveyance documents, and preparing GIS exhibits of ongoing and proposed acquisition projects.
Verifies accuracy of GIS information for use by the department; verifies accuracy of legal descriptions, zoning and site plans, or surveys from computer records; acquires and maintains the GIS database for the department in which assigned. Maintains and updates GIS database; maintains index of GIS updates in department; operates and maintains a Trimble Pro XRS GPS; ability to maintain a database of GPS co-ordinates using Path Finder Office software. Assists other departments with emergency shut down situations; assist with stake and locates in the field as well as with office duties during clerical staff absences. Ability to read, understand and communicate the meaning of engineering/construction drawings and as-built drawings. Receives and responds to special requests for GIS information from division staff or other County departments. Prepares/submits reports of projects and work activities; maintains records of time spent on each project for billing purposes. Delivers GIS data and other detailed reports to County departments or other locations; obtains proper approval/signature for release of GIS information prior to distribution from or throughout the department. Provides assistance and information related to department GIS activities; responds to routine questions/complaints and initiates problem resolution. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, work reports, and time sheets, or other documents. Operates a personal computer, printer, plotter, copy machine, fax machine, microfiche reader/printer, calculator, telephone, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, e mail, Internet, or other computer programs; performs basic maintenance of computer system and office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner. Provides excellent customer service to members of the general public and other county employees. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, engineers, surveyors, realtors, customers, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Attends meetings or serves on committees as needed. Maintains an awareness of new technologies, methods, trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.
Possesses a High School diploma. Proven ability to read and understand engineering/construction drawings and as-built drawings. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License with any applicable endorsements and maintain eligibility requirements and endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805. Previous experience operating and maintaining a Trimble Pro XRS GPS and a database of GPS co-ordinates using Path Finder Office software; or any other software which performs these same functions. One (1) year minimum experience in working directly with underground utilities and valves; personal computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Fingerprinting required.
Location/Region: Naples, FL (US)