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  • State of Idaho Chief Data Officer/Geospatial Information Officer


    Information Technology Services is a team of dedicated professionals providing core technology and cybersecurity services to agencies statewide, enabling state employees to better serve Idaho's citizens.  We sincerely hope you will consider being a part of Information Technology Services success.
    Information Technology Services (ITS), currently has an opening for a Chief Data Officer/Geospatial Information Officer position in our Chinden office in Boise.
    Chief Data Officer responsibilities will include developing and governing our data and information strategy in order to drive organizational decisions and facilitate data sharing amongst state agencies and the public.  This position will develop data procedures and policies, improve and streamline data systems within the organization, and drive innovation in the area of enterprise-wide data and analytics. 
    Geospatial Information Officer responsibilities will coordinate geospatial activities statewide.  This position will be responsible for reducing duplication of effort and improving the quality and quantity of spatial data, save taxpayer dollars, enhance revenues, increase productivity, educate potential users to the benefits of geospatial technologies, develop standards and otherwise encourage data sharing and integration, assist small agencies without GIS capability, and engage the support of policy-level decision makers to commit resources for Idaho's spatial information infrastructure (SDI).  SDI includes Framework data, the means to maintain, distribute and access it, a collaborative network of partnerships, and management to sustain it.

    This permanent classified position also includes a comprehensive benefit package: PERSI Retirement Benefits, Medical/Dental Benefits and Life Insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents. Paid time off includes vacation and sick leave that begin accruing immediately upon hire and Holiday pay.

    Please note: The successful candidate will be required to pass a fingerprint-based background check.

    $61,713.60 - $88,171.20 Annually
    Boise, ID
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Information Technology Services
    Job Number
    5/18/2020 11:59 PM Mountain

    Work Location: ELECTIONS STEMMONS - 1520 ROUND TABLE DR - Dallas 


    Brief Description This position maintains the Elections Department’s GIS system including designing, developing, customizing, monitoring, and analyzing the GIS applications that support the business needs of the department with the use of cartographic design and drafting principles as well as creating and editing new and existing graphical and tabular data, analyzing recommendations for new district and precinct lines for Dallas County, implementing changes resulting from state and federal redistricting and interfacing directly with clients regarding GIS needs. 
    Detailed Description Develops and maintains the Elections Departments GIS applications. Provides layers for the County GIS system. Designs, develops, customizes, monitors, analyzes and implements applications in order to develop and maintain enterprise spatial data and related information on multiple street systems. Assists with the administration and instruction of GIS tools, procedures and related duties by producing and preparing GIS related maps, reports, papers, proposals, presentations, instructional and other related training materials. Determines requirements, appropriate software and design methodologies for GIS applications. Documents systems, programs and operational procedures for Dallas County Elections Department GIS systems. Assists in the management and administration of the GIS data warehouse which includes systems monitoring, user interface improvements, verification of data integrity, and distribution. Analyzes various sources and data content for the periodic update of base data. Plays a leading role in most aspects of systems analysis, general systems design, vendor contracts, and detailed systems design. Provides geographical information services to other County departments and political subdivisions on a time available basis. Creates and edits streets on Voter Registration System, resolving streets not found and street ranges not found. Resolves reports from SOS on street issues (streets with no block ranges or no districts and manually tied streets). Implements changes due to redistricting and describes precinct lines and district information. Performs other duties as assigned. 
    Job Requirements Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or in a job related field of study. One (1) year of work-related experience. Proficient with keyboarding, word processing and/or spreadsheet software. Must have the ability to develop unique correspondence and/or detailed spreadsheets, follow/provide verbal and written instructions. Strong oral and written communication/presentation skills. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License, with a good driving record. Standard office environment. Ability to travel to various work site locations. 
    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. 

    Applicants can forward their resumes to

    Minimum Salary
    : 4555.48
    Maximum Salary: 5686.81
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