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Organization: Florida Department of Health
Posted: 11/26/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tallahassee,  FL   
Compensation: $20/hr
Position Description: This OPS position is for a skilled Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist to support the state Zoonotic and Vector-borne Disease Program with Zika s surveillance, analysis, and response c capacity. This is part-time (20-30 hours per week) wo work converting project specifications and st statements of problems and procedures to de detailed logical workflows for analysis. The in incumbent will develop and/or maintain GIS co computer programs or system software to st store, locate, and retrieve specific do documents, data, and information, and may de develop web mapping applications specific to Zi Zika surveillance, analysis, and response. The incumbent will also perform the f following duties: • Develop and maintain standards, p policies, protocols and procedures for G Geographic Information System (GIS) and G Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies i in support of statewide Department of Health ( (DOH) programs, including those required to s support state health outbreaks, disease t tracking, and emergency preparedness r response. • Complete individual mapping projects as required and provide technical support for GIS projects created by end-users at DOH h headquarters. • Direct the design, development and implementation of web-based GIS projects to disseminate health data for statewide programs via the Department’s Internet and I Intranet for use by state residents, v visitors to Florida, DOH headquarters and c county health departments. • Review and recommend GIS/GPS hardware and software solutions for mosquito and vector-borne surveillance. • Develop, assist and coordinate t trainings for state and county health d department staff on the use and application o of GIS software related to Zika surveillance a and response. • Assist DOH staff with their own GIS projects for in-depth analysis of statewide public health issues that are associated with Zika or vector-borne diseases. • Provide support and development of n new geospatial tools to enhance Zika s surveillance, analysis, and response.

Qualifications: Previous experience with GIS and GPS technologies including competency using ArcGIS software.

Organization Description: State Public Health Department

Closing Date: 2/26/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Location:

United States
Contact Location:
  United States
Contact Phone: (941) 861-2988  
Contact Fax: 850-922-8473
Contact Email:
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How to Apply: Qualifying Questions: 1. Briefly explain your zoonotic or vector-borne disease experience. • Text response

2. Briefly explain your GIS experience. • Text response

3. What experience do you have with E ESRI ArcGIS software? • Text response

4. Are you willing to accept a salary o of $20/hour? • Yes/No

5. Are you willing to work before, d during, and/or beyond normal work hours or d days in the event of an emergency? This may include working in a special needs or Red Cross shelter, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or n natural. • Yes/No

Please email your Resume and answers to the Qual Qualifying Questions to the contact below.

William Parker Hinson GIS Manager | Division of Disease Control a and Health Protection (941) 861-2988 |

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