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Position: GIS SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Salary Range: $35,800 to $54,300 Annually

Department: Planning, Zoning, and Building/Administration

Location: 100 Australian Avenue, WPB

Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday


Other: Valid Florida Driver's License prior to appointment. (PBC Driving Policy: Have not been convicted of 3 moving violations, 1 DUI/DWI in past 24 months)


Performs specialized technical work involving the analysis of topological files, graphic features, and databases associated with a geographic information system (GIS). Translates and manipulates intricate data, executes complex queries, and designs/produces computerized geographical maps. Also conducts user training and troubleshoots/maintains the GIS system, including both software and hardware.


QUALIFICATIONS:


Bachelor's Degree in Geographical Information Systems, Computer Science, Geography, Planning, or related field; minimum of one (1) year of experience utilizing GIS software applications. Equivalencies: Related Associate's Degree OR equivalent academic training from a technical institute/formal military education program (minimum of 900 classroom hours) OR Unrelated Bachelor's Degree; three (3) years of related experience.


PREFERENCE FOR SIX (6) MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE IN/WITH: ArcView, ArcInfo, ArcEdit, digital ortho photography images, Oracle, MS Access, any Graphics/CAD software program.


Closing date for this position is September 28, 2001 @ 5:00 pm.


For information on this position contact the Palm Beach Employee Relations and Personnel Department at (561) 616-6900 or visit the web site www.pbcgov.com/Dept&Div/ER&P.htm.