Jobs at Denco
The Denco Area 9-1-1 District located in Lewisville, Texas is soliciting resumes from self-motivated, professional individuals to perform day-to-day Geographic Information Systems (GIS) maintenance functions in the position of GIS Specialist. The GIS Specialist creates highly accurate data for the Denco GIS database.
The specialist complies with GIS data guidelines, standards, plans and procedures for effective data creation, migration, collection, conversion, translation, integration, and quality control using a variety of resources such as aerial photography, Pictometry, parcel data, building footprints and tax information.
The GIS Specialist duties may include assignment of new addresses and determination of 9-1-1 call routing based on geographic and other factors. Accuracy is crucial in the performance of these tasks and the constant application of “quality assurance, quality control” (QA/QC) processes is required to ensure continuous accuracy improvement of all databases supporting 9-1-1 services. The GIS Specialist will facilitate the flow of technical information between partner jurisdictions, vendors, telephone companies, and other entities while extensively collaborating with partner jurisdictions to collect and verify data and information necessary for effectively and efficiently maintaining the District's 9-1-1 systems.
The selected individual will work in a team environment to provide exceptional customer service and further Denco’s value proposition supporting 9-1-1 across the district and serving eleven public safety answering points. Denco is seeking an individual to promote its mission, values, programs, and achievements to the public, partner agencies and other employees. Only individuals who can thrive in a culture that fosters high standards of ethics and commitment to public service should apply.
Experience with the ESRI and ArcGIS desktop suite including ArcGIS, ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo, and/or the ArcGIS Server platform is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Geography or a related degree is preferred. Experience with the use of GIS applications will be considered in lieu of the educational preference. Knowledge and experience in the public safety communications field, working with 9-1-1 databases would be helpful.
The candidate must submit to a pre-employment criminal background investigation and drug test. Salary is negotiable based on qualification and experience. Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter indicating salary requirements to:
Director of Administration
Denco Area 9-1-1 District
PO Box 293058
Or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Denco Area 9-1-1 District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.