Information Technology Specialist III (GIS), Grade 26
Montgomery County Government - Rockville, MD

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The position is responsible for the performance of analytical and development activities in support of geographical information system ( GIS ) automation programs for the Department of Environmental Protection. The GIS programs will operate in concert with other DEP program areas: MS4 permit reporting, stream restoration, biological monitoring, environmental enforcement, Water Quality Protection Charge, water and sewer, and tree conservation. The position provides GIS support for all DEP divisions (Watershed Management and Environmental Policy and Enforcement) and the Office of the Director as required. Projects require a multitude of applications for a variety of disciplines including, forestry, inventory and modeling, land use analysis, hydrographic and hydrologic profiling, digital orthophoto imagery preparation, planimetric mapping services, demographics, and training. The position is a team leader level position and reports directly to the Manager III to support all Departmental geographic needs.
Additional Employment Information
Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference . Minimum Qualifications
Experience: Three years of experience in the information technology field in the GIS area, including systems analysis and programming related to the duties of the position.
Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited college or university, or certifications in specific programming languages or operating systems may be required, depending on the duties of the position. Programming languages might include Visual C++, Visual J++, C++, C, SQL, PowerBuilder, Oracle Developer 2000, Cobol.
Equivalency : An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. For applicants possessing very hard-to-find skills which are a critical need to the department/agency, training and certification may be accepted in lieu of full degree requirements. Preferred Criteria
Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.

1. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Spatial Analyst, and 3DAnalyst, ArcIMS, ArcSDE and/or ArcGIS Server, CAD software (e.g.: AutoCAD) and conversion to GIS format.

2. Knowledge of the practices and procedures used in organizing and editing geographic data layers, especially in an urban environment.

3. Experience working with relational database development and queries.

4. Experience in document scanning, management, image registration and raster to vector conversion.

5. Experience in composing map models utilizing field data including LiDAR, specifically 3D modeling, slope, volume, area, hillshade analysis, raster rectification, spatial modeling, , 3D animations, surface modeling, image analysis, cartography.

6. Experience with data analysis and sorting for revenue generation, budgeting and projection.

7. Experience working with Google Map API .

8. Experience programming in HTML, XML, ASP or JavaScript.

9. Experience in project management.

All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either Qualified or Well Qualified.: The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a Transfer candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.

If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.
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