shrug-l: Florida Department of Transportation: Geographic Mapping
Jessica.Rogers at dot.state.fl.us
Mon Jul 30 15:02:56 EDT 2012
The GIS/CADD Services Section in the Surveying and Mapping Office at the Florida Department of Transportation has an opening for a Geographic Mapping Specialist. If you are interested in applying, please follow the link and apply via the PeopleFirst website. The deadline to apply is August 13, 2012.
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
970 / Surveying & Mapping
POSITION NUMBER: 55009915
BROADBAND OCCUPATION: SURVEYORS
WORKING TITLE: GEOGRAPHIC MAPPING SPECIALIST
Completed State of Florida applications are required and should be submitted on-line through this website. If you need assistance, call 1-877-562-7287 (TTY applicants call 1-866-221-0268), and a People First customer service specialist will assist you. Current State of Florida Applications may be faxed to People First @ 1-888-403-2110. All applications must be submitted by 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on the closing date, or unless otherwise specified in the advertisement.
POSITION LOCATED IN: Tallahassee
CONTACT PERSON: Tieng Renner
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (850) 245-1575
BIWEEKLY RECRUITMENT SALARY RANGE: $1,283.74 - $1,730.77
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Maintain the County General Highway Maps using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) technology in order to sustain accurate records of all roads in the state.
Develop other geographic maps as necessary to support other Department of Transportation (DOT) offices, other state agencies, and other external customers using GIS and CADD mapping programs. Meet with customers to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications. Present information to customers and answer questions.
Collect, compile, analyze, and record spatial data from a variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps, in support of geographic mapping projects using other mapping and/or geographic data sources. Reference other sources of mapping and/or geographic data to obtain the most current available mapping information. When necessary, conduct research to locate and obtain existing datasets.
Perform other technical assignments needed to support the Surveying & Mapping Office. These assignments include but are not limited to: database maintenance, production reporting, copyrights, purchasing, data distribution, web publishing, map scanning and archiving, field inventory, and maintenance of software/hardware.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of cartography, geography, and mapping terminology; Knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) concepts; Skill in the use of GIS, Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD), and related software for mapping purposes; Ability to create geographic maps using CADD, GIS, and other professional publication software; Ability to perform photo-interpretation of aerial imagery to identify cultural and physical features; Ability to use databases for map preparation; Ability to work with internal and external customers in a courteous manner.
SPECIAL NOTES: Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The Department of Transportation hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. An Employment Eligibility Verification check will be conducted using the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services’ electronic database (E-Verify) on each new employee.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veteran’s Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.
The Department of Transportation supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
The Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
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Jessica L. Rogers, GISP
GIS/CADD Services Supervisor
Surveying & Mapping Office
Florida Department of Transportation
1211 Governor's Square Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32301
jessica.rogers at dot.state.fl.us<mailto:jessica.rogers at dot.state.fl.us>
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