Requisition No: 232361
Agency: Environmental Protection
Working Title: OPS GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II – 37970625
Position Number: 37970625
Salary: $18 – $20 per hour; 40 hours per week
Posting Closing Date: 09/25/2020
LOCATION: Division of Recreation and Parks
3800 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 530
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Contact Person: Brady.Harrison@floridadep.gov
ADVERTISING METHOD: X INTERNAL EMAIL X PEOPLE FIRST SYSTEM
POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position consults with field staff and Division management to foster effective needs assessment, implementation, and coordination of park and trail infrastructure, interpretive and resource data management for the Division of Recreation and Parks (DRP). Specific duties include:
Administers, tracks and updates the Florida Greenways and Trails System and the Statewide Existing Trails datasets. Maintains the Strategic Managed Area Lands List (SMALL). Produces web maps and other graphic materials to promote Parks and Trails and other recreational opportunities. Meet with stakeholders to identify future enhancements and needs.
Assists in the maintenance of the Florida Outdoor Recreation Inventory (FORI) database per requirements. Updates, edits and geo-locating approximately 14,000 recreational opportunity points. Database contains information on the types of facilities, recreational opportunities available, web links, points of contact and addresses. Provides additional reporting requirements for the State, Department and Division on types of recreation and providers as needed.
Coordinates with Office of Technology and Information Services (OTIS), DRP GIS, and other DRP staff to improve data collection efforts by recommending and developing applications that make data more accessible and usable. This includes improving data related mapping efforts related to web or mobile applications, developing user friendly interfaces for internal and external staff to enter data, developing scripts, queries, and other tools for existing systems to analyze and report data more efficiently using Business Intelligence, Oracle SQL Developer, ARCGIS/ArcPRO, MS Access, Excel, Word and other MS Office products as needed. Troubleshoots any IT problems with databases maintained by the Division.
Provides phone support and training to DRP users for standardized entry of condition metrics, goals, surveys and other data and information. Provides testing of maintenance fixes and new features. Provides training on new features in the Division’s GIS and GPS applications to users. Helps to maintain data integrity of spatial and other data by paying close attention to the nature of inquiries and feedback from users and other stakeholders.
Performs other duties as assigned. Some travel required, occasionally over-night.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Global Positioning Systems; Data management standards; Database applications (Oracle, MS access, Excel, SQL, ESRI ARCGIS/ArcPro, ArcGIS online).
SKILL IN: GPS data collection; ArcCollector, Survey123, and other GPS software. Data management and analysis; developing reports, developing queries using SQL Developer, and troubleshooting data management applications.
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing; maintain a valid driver’s license. Preferred: 5 years of active and relevant experience related to data management including the use of MS Office (access, excel, word), Oracle, GIS, or other enterprise data management systems; Knowledge of DEP’s IT framework.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida 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.