GIS PLANNER/LEPC COORDINATOR

Dallas County, TX - Dallas County, TX (30+ days ago)


Coordinates the Local Emergency Planning Committee geographical information system (GIS) application and database design, data specification, data dictionaries and analysis of emergency planning data necessary to establish compliance with applicable state and federal regulations, standards and departmental policies and procedures; develops GIS-based products for use during planning, response and recovery operations that are used to estimate the areas that may be, or already have been, impacted by a catastrophic event. Serves as an expert consultant in the LEPC planning, integration, monitoring, and administration of the GIS component of projects in the Planning Section.

Detailed Description

Designs, develops specifications and data requirements for GIS technical databases. Leads implementation on GIS applications and databases necessary to establish compliance with Public Law 99-499, US Code 42, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Health and Safety Code 505.016(d), 506.017(d), and 507.013(d), and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Coordinates the design and implementation of chemical large scale GIS projects and manages emergency planning development activities to maximize data sharing opportunities among applications. Conducts complex analysis of large GIS data sets and produces studies, reports and map outputs to present analysis results. Develops documents and provides training programs for departmental staff and other parties in the use and maintenance of GIS applications. Provides LEPC GIS related consulting services within the department and to other LEPC partners and stakeholders, as requested. Reviews Tier II Reports and determines local business and industry that are not in compliance with SARA Title III reporting requirements under federal and state law. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in Geographic Information Systems, Emergency Management, Statistics, Computer Science, Cartography, Geography, Planning, Engineering or in a related field of study. Skilled in the use of standard software applications. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Must possess a valid Texas Drivers License and good driving record. Will be required to provide a copy of 10-year driving history. Must maintain a good driving record and remain in compliance with Article II, Subdivision II of Chapter 90 of the Dallas County Code. Standard office environment.

Additional Details

An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Salary: 3448.32
Maximum Salary: 4304.07
Currency: US Dollar (USD)

Requisition ID: 001410