Responsible for a variety of complex administrative, and technical work in the development, installation and maintenance of the computer and information systems for all Borough departments and office locations located outside of the White Cliff Building.
Responsible for programming, maintenance, and upgrading of Borough database infrastructure and GIS and mapping data.
Examples of Duties
Integration of the Borough’s GIS system including working with ESRI, MS SQL and MS Access providing database maintenance, queries and scripting, as well as custom forms that enable communication of GIS and accounting data.
Data import and conversion for the Boroughs financial software, including writing custom reports utilizing Financial Edge and specialized sales tax software and moving data between those and other applications.
Providing custom forms, as well as updating and improving those forms, for all Borough departments.
Maintaining, updating and custom programming as necessary for the following programs (Access SQL and Laserfiche):
Property Tax Accounting Program
Senior citizen Tax Exemption Program
Resale Certificate Program
Construction Sales Tax Exemption Certificate Program
Business Tax Program
Laserfiche Forms and Workflows
ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES:
Maintain network patch management system.
Maintain network monitoring system.
Testing and troubleshooting of hardware and software for workstations.
Hardware upgrades and maintenance.
Other duties as assigned.
Must have comprehensive knowledge of computers, networks and information systems.
Must have comprehensive knowledge of MS Access and SQL.
Ability to study, analyze, comprehend and make recommendations as to technical needs of individual Borough departments.
Good communications skills, both written and oral, utilizing both technical and non-technical language.
Ability to operate and troubleshoot personal computers.
Ability and willingness to learn quickly and put new skills to use.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: (with or without reasonable accommodation)
Must be able to hear. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; and taste or smell. Each of the listed activities also requires standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, climbing on stools and ladders, and routinely lift and carry items and boxes up to fifty (50) pounds.
Extended periods of time seated in front of a computer.
Must have valid State of Alaska driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Prefer 5 or more years experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer. Desire 3-5 years work experience with computer networks. Excellent knowledge of Access databases, SQL and GIS desired. BSc degree in computer science, engineering or relevant field preferred.
Any combination of related education and/or related experience will be considered if the candidate possesses the demonstrated ability.