DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class is responsible for performing work of a professional nature in the maintenance of the Real Property Tax Map, the design and update of the Real Property Tax Service Agency’s database and the implementation of special Geographic Information System projects. Incumbents are expected to use independent judgement and initiative in completing duties. Supervision is exercised over technical and clerical support staff and contracted agencies. Work is reviewed through periodic conferences and written reports. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Directs the mapping product development, maintenance and updating of the Real Property Tax Service Agency’s database;
Assists the Director of Real Property Tax Service Agency in the implementation of programs that establish interactive programs for Intranet distribution of tax map information and venues, and for public information access on the Internet:
Assists with database design and implementation;
Assists the Mapping and Cartographic Section of the Real Property Tax Service Agency in improving the computerization of the Real Property Tax Map;
Supervises and trains technical and clerical staff in the integration of new programs and their effective use, and in the maintenance of the records of the Tax Map Division;
Assists in the budget preparation;
Acts as liaison between the department and other agencies.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of Geographic Information System principles and practices; good knowledge of drafting and mapping products; good knowledge of database software; good knowledge of data management, planning practices and computer technology; ability to supervise personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high moral; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Technology or a related field, and six (6) years of experience in database design and/or database programming, at least one (1) year of which must have been utilizing a Geographic Information System. In addition, at least two (2) years of the above experience must be in a supervisory position.
NOTE: Because of the rapid evolution in this field, three (3) years of qualifying experience must have been gained within the last six (6) years.