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GIS Software Developer Junior

Company: City of Jacksonville
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

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GIS Software Developer Junior

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GIS Software Developer Junior


$45,313.37 - $85,328.16 Annually


Jacksonville, FL

Job Type

Civil Service



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Job Description

Are you looking for a position with a work/life balance? Do you want to earn four weeks off during your first year of employment? Do you want low and no cost health insurance options? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to complete your application now. Work for the city you love!!!

The Finance and Administration Department is actively seeking one (1) GIS Software Developer Junior.

Did you know as a City of Jacksonville employee, you would also have 12 paid holidays and a personal leave day as well? In addition, to health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and flexible spending plans are also available. City of Jacksonville employees are also eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness after 10 years of public service and on-time payments.

This is professional systems analysis and programming work assisting in the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and modification of automated geographic information systems, databases, software and equipment. The work requires knowledge of system development programming, analysis and design principles, practices and techniques usually gained through a combination of education, specialized training and experience. Contacts with others require skills in understanding and/or influencing people and are important in providing services to both internal and external customers. The work is covered by substantially diversified procedures and specialized standards and involves a variety of differing situations requiring research for solutions. The work is performed in an office environment and could require field work at customer remote sites. Operates computers and peripherals. Operates a motor vehicle. After hours support of system applications may be required at times. The physical demands consist mainly of sitting for extended periods of time. The work is performed under limited supervision where the work assignments are subject to established procedures, practices, precedents, methods, techniques, standards and/or well defined polices. Work is covered by clearly defined processes and methodologies as found in the Information Technologies Division (ITD) System Development Lifecycle Methodology (SDLM). The worker plans and organizes the work, and the work is reviewed, usually after the fact, in terms of quality, volume, timeliness, and for adherence to ITD's established methods, standards, and policies.

Examples of Work

+ Assists in the design and development of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications and integrates GIS web services with .Net applications.

+ Maintains and supports Arcgis Server and ArcObject applications in development, QA and production environments.

+ Works with the GIS Systems Administrator to ensure that GIS applications adhere to current IT infrastructure to maintain performance and scalability.

+ Provides recommendations for technicians on map publishing techniques to ensure data integrity and continuation of operations.

+ Assists in the development of new applications as well as enhancements and migration of existing applications.

+ Assists in the development of applications in the mobile environment meeting the needs of city operations and the general public.

+ Works with Senior GIS Software Developers to perform above functions.

+ Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville's competencies.

+ Performs other job-related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Knowledge of specialized GIS software including Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) ArcGIS for Desktop products.

+ Exposure to Microsoft development tools: Visual Studio (2010 and/or 2012), HTML, Javascript, Access, and SQL Server database

+ Familiarity with GIS application development, using desktop and web-based tools (preferably ESRI ArcServer/ArcObjects).

+ Knowledge, understanding and utilization of the standard ESRI methodology of geodatabase design.

+ Familiarity with techniques for resolving version conflicts, resolve spatial (topology) and attributes errors that arise during versioning and exporting of updated (edited) data in ArcSDE.

+ Ability to create and administer multi-versioned Geodatabase and performing multi-user edits (reconcile and post) for ArcGIS client applications.

+ Ability to work cooperatively with Senior Developers to learn and perform software development tasks.

+ Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Open Requirements/Supplemental Information

+ Three years of education and/or experience in the analysis, design, and development of automated geographic information systems with at least one year utilizing ESRI ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE software, and related databases such as Oracle, MS SQL, or Sybase.


+ A valid driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

+ Must qualify for prior to appointment, obtain, and maintain during employment in this class a City of Jacksonville certification as a public driver.


+ The probationary period for this class is six months.

A FULLY COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Apply at www.coj.net. Work history is required for all employment/volunteer work in which qualifications are being based. When meeting/basing qualifications on education, a copy of your college transcript, with your social blacked out, is required with your application. Transcripts do not need to be official, but must state your name, the school's name, classes taken, grades received, type of degree, and date degree was conferred.

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Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and the family members of such service members and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment and are encouraged to apply for positions being filled.

If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here: http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference

If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran's preference, he or she may file a written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to:

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

Attention: Veterans' Preference Coordinator

11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311-K

Largo, FL 33778-1630

Email: VeteransPreference@fdva.state.fl.us

The City of Jacksonville provides a wide array of benefits to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Our comprehensive benefit programs include medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance coverage for you and your dependents; flexible spending plans for medical reimbursement, dependent care, parking, and transit expenses; an employee assistance program for you and your dependents; a 457(b) tax-deferred compensation plan to supplement your retirement, and a ROTH IRA plan. We also provide an extensive wellness program that includes a health intervention program if qualified, lunch and learns, health fairs, and discounted gym memberships. Please visit the Employee Benefits website for details on all the plans we offer.



Each applicant must complete this supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application screening and selection process. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine your eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Copying and pasting your resume or stating "see resume" does NOT fulfill the requirements of the question. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and certify that your responses can be verified from information included within the application?

+ Yes

+ No


Do you have three years of education and/or experience in the analysis, design, and development of automated geographic information systems?

+ Yes, I have a three (3) year combination of education and experience in the analysis, design, and development of automated geographic information systems

+ Yes, I have three (3) years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of automated geographic information systems.

+ None of the above.


Provide a detailed description (at least 3-4 complete sentences) of your experience.


Indicate the organization(s) you worked for where you gained this experience.


Do you have at least one year utilizing ESRI ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE software, and related databases such as Oracle, MS SQL, or Sybase?

+ Yes

+ No


Provide a detailed description (at least 3-4 complete sentences) of your experience.


Indicate the organization(s) you worked for where you gained this experience.


If you have a degree, indicate which degree you have and include any major/minor. If basing qualifications on education, a copy of your college transcript is required with your application.


Do you have a valid motor vehicle operator license that is not under suspension/revocation or restricted under any pending or current citations/court proceedings? Please indicate which license you possess.

+ Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL)

+ Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL)

+ Class C Commercial Driver License (CDL)

+ Class E Driver License

+ License from another State.

+ Learner Permit

+ My license is currently invalid.

+ I do not possess any type of Driver's License.


Select the state where you currently hold a Driver's License.

+ State of Florida Driver's License

+ State of Georgia Driver's License

+ Driver's License from another state.

+ I do not possess a driver's license at this time.


Have you been cited for more than three (3) moving violations, or two (2) at fault accidents within the past 12 months from current date?

+ Yes

+ No


Have you been considered a "Habitual Traffic Offender" (HTO) within the past 12 months from current date?

+ Yes

+ No


Have you been convicted of Driving-Under-the-Influence (DUI) in any state during the last 36 months from current date?

+ Yes

+ No


I consent to the City of Jacksonville using the driver's license information I have provided to access a driver's license report from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. I understand if one was accessed with relation to this application, a copy will be provided to me upon request.

+ Yes, the City of Jacksonville has my consent to check my driver's license.

+ No, I do not wish to give consent to the City of Jacksonville to check my driver's license.


Provide your full Driver's License or Identification number. If a correct number is not provided, your application will be considered incomplete and may result in disqualification from the selection process.


If you are requesting veterans preference, you MUST download the appropriate state of Florida form (even if you don't live in Florida) and attach it to your application. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DELAY YOUR VETERANS PREFERENCE STATUS. Please download the forms at http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference

+ Yes, I am claiming veterans preference and I understand that I MUST download the appropriate form and attach it to my application.

+ No, I am not claiming veterans preference and this does not apply to me.

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117 West Duval Street, Suite 100 Jacksonville, Florida, 32202


(904) 255-5607




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