Employment Opportunities

Position: GIS Specialist – Baldwin County

Department: GIS/Addressing Department

As a GIS Specialist, you’ll play a crucial role in our team, working within our GIS/Addressing Department. This position is highly technical and specialized, requiring proficiency in GIS technologies and a keen eye for detail. Applications received until May 31st at 5:00pm. Interviews will be held around the first or second week of June.

image004.pngResponsibilities include:

The primary responsibilities are to develop models, build scripts, conduct geospatial analysis, publish services in ArcGIS Online/Portal, design maps, create and update data using a Geographic Information System (GIS) and to provide information for the maintenance of the District’s Addressing Plan and database(s).

image005.pngEducation and Experience Requirements:

• High school diploma or G.E.D. and completion of certified technical training, including coursework in geography, urban planning, computer science, addressing, engineering or cartography.

• Bachelor’s degree in a Geography-related field or closely related discipline preferred.

• Experience working with Esri software preferred. ie. ArcGIS Pro, Enterprise, ArcGIS Online.

• Three years of on-the-job experience in computerized mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, as well as work with dBase and/or Microsoft Access, and property descriptions preferred. We strongly encourage recent GIS graduates to apply though as well.

If you’re ready to join a dynamic team and make a real impact in the field of GIS and 9-1-1, we want to hear from you! Apply now and take the next step in your GIS career.

To apply, please visit https://forms.office.com/r/577G9jRN77

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Director – Covington County

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Position:  Director

The Covington County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors is accepting applications for the position of Director.

This position is an executive role responsible for the administration and management of the Covington County E-911 communications center.  General duties include the planning, organizing, directing, and overall supervision of the E-911 center that services Covington County, Alabama.  Responsibilities include law enforcement, fire, emergency medical, emergency management communications services and addressing/GIS management.

This position is answerable to the Covington County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors.  A strong background in the areas of Operations, Personnel, Community Relations, Financial/Budgets and Risk Management are essential.  The appointed director will work under an initial three (3) year contract term, subject to the terms of the contract and satisfactory performance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages the Covington County Emergency Communications Center (“the District”) in accordance with Board policies, and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Keeps the Covington County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors (“the Board”) appraised of financial conditions, major developments, and other center matters, as appropriate.

Develops and revises policies, procedures and work methods to achieve District objectives.

Performs general oversight of District Operations.

Oversees District supervisors to ensure all District services are being adequately and sufficiently provided.

Supervises staff with responsibility for employment-related decisions or recommendations that include hiring, training, evaluating performance, and disciplining that could include termination.

Prepares and distributes financial information to the Board, staff and other parties, as appropriate.

Ensures that procedures and industry standards are maintained in call answering programs, dispatching, addressing, and other enhanced services.

Provides quarterly statistical reports to the Board in relation to training hours, calls answered, public education, etc.

Develops and ensures a quality control/quality assurance program as part of staff accountability and ongoing analysis of District and county agency response improvements.

With support from District staff, researches equipment, database, network and technical support services regularly to improve the level of services provided.

Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with the Board and other agencies to achieve mutual objectives.

Develops long-range operational and strategic plans to ensure reliable emergency communications in Covington County.

Assists with preparing and recommending an annual operation and capital budget to the Board.  Administers the budget within approved parameters; makes recommendations to the Board of changes or deviations from the approved budget.

Monitors the performance of vendors, contractors, and consultants.

Develops, revises, and maintains policy and procedure manuals, as necessary.

Oversees major repairs, maintenance, and replacement of all District equipment,

Makes presentations to the Board and professional and civic groups.

Attends Covington County E-911 Board meetings, Covington County Fire Chiefs Association meetings and industry conferences, such as those sponsored by the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), Association of Public Communications Officials (APCO), and state associations.

Stays abreast of technological and other developments in 911 public safety emergency services

This is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Other duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization will apply.

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES

Data Utilization:  Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, and/or correlate data.  This includes exercising judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations, referencing data analysis to determine necessity for modification of organizational components, and in the formulation of operational strategy.

Human Interaction:  Requires the ability to function in a managerial capacity for and organizational unit.  This includes the ability to make decisions on procedural and technical levels.  Must be able to accept feedback from staff and Board; and work closely with the Board to achieve common goals.  Must be able to resolve issues and settle complaints in a professional and diplomatic manner and possess the ability to enforce rules with no regard for personal opinion.

Mathematical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to perform moderately complex mathematics and accounting functions.

Situational Reasoning:  Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and creativity in situations involving direction, control, and planning for an entire program or set of programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

This job requires the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling and may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (10-30 pounds).

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, or bright/dim light.

QUALIFICATIONS

Batchelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferable in Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources, or a closely related field is preferred; or any combination of education, training, and experience that provides knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Five (5) years of experience in public safety and/or emergency dispatching services with at least two (2) years in a supervisory/managerial capacity with progressive responsibility.

Must be familiar with PSAP administration, radio and telecommunications systems and computer aided dispatching systems.

Must have intermediate to advanced computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office and the ability to communicate professionally by e-mail.

Must be a U.S. citizen or already possess documents to legally work in the United States.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and must have a clear driving history (ability to be insured).

Must be able to obtain NCIC certification within six (6) months of hire.

Must pass an SBI/FBI level background check and personal background investigation to include, but not limited to, credit history and education.

Must be able to pass a drug screen, psychological evaluation, and polygraph examination.

Required to permanently reside in Covington County or within a 30-minute commute from the 911 facility within six (6) months of hire and be on call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for emergencies relating to the 911 center.

Knowledge of leadership and management practices relative to the public sector, public safety, public administration, or local government agencies.

Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and other laws relative to managing a 911 center.

Knowledge of community challenges and response characteristics unique to Covington County.

Knowledge of human resource management, financial management, and project management.

One or more of the following credentials will be considered a plus, but not required.

  • NENA Emergency Number Professional Certification (ENP)
  • NENA Center Managers Certification Program (CMC)
  • IAED Communication Center Managers Course (CCM)
  • APCO Certified Public Safety Executive (CPE)
  • AAA Communication Center Manager (CCM)

The starting salary range is $65,000 – negotiable rate DOQ annually

Travel for the interview, relocation expenses, and reimbursement are not offered or provided with this position.

Qualified individuals interested in applying for this position must submit an original and one copy of their resume along with a letter of interest to:

Board Chairman Wayne Godwin
300 W. Watson St.
Andalusia, AL  36420

Resumes must be received no later than Tuesday, May 28, 2024.  Resumes shall not exceed five (5) pages and must contain three (3) valid references.  Additional documentation may be required after initial review.

The Board anticipates a conclusion to this process within 90 days of the announcement,

Covington County Emergency Communications District is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities


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BALDWIN COUNTY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT
JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION: GIS Specialist
GENERAL STATEMENT OF PRIMARY DUTIES:
The GIS Specialist is a highly skilled position with comprehensive knowledge of Addressing systems. The primary responsibilities are to develop models, build scripts, conduct geospatial analysis, publish services in ArcGIS Online/Portal, design maps, create and update data using a Geographic Information System (GIS) and to provide information for the maintenance of the District’s Addressing Plan and database(s). Assigns and verifies addresses for residents and businesses.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Work is performed under the general supervision of the GIS/Addressing Manager and is evaluated through conferences, efficiency and effectiveness of the operations, and yearly progress reports.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
The following are examples only. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

  • Addressing System Management: Manage and maintain accurate addressing data within the GIS, ensuring alignment with relevant standards and protocols. Collaborate with local authorities to update and validate addressing information.
  • Emergency Response Mapping: Develop and update spatial datasets to support emergency response activities. Create maps that assist public safety personnel in navigating and responding to incidents efficiently.
  • GIS Database Maintenance: Regularly update and maintain GIS databases related to public safety, ensuring data integrity and completeness. Conduct routine audits to identify and rectify discrepancies.
  • Collaboration with Stakeholders: Work closely with public safety agencies, local government officials, and other stakeholders to gather and integrate relevant GIS data. Provide technical support and training to ensure effective use of GIS tools.
  • Geospatial Analysis: Conduct geospatial analysis to identify patterns, trends, and potential areas of concern for public safety. Use spatial analysis techniques to enhance decision-making processes.
  • Map Production: Generate clear and informative maps for public safety purposes, incorporating relevant data layers such as addressing information, emergency facilities, and evacuation routes.
    ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Must have the ability to actively listen to others for understanding of their needs and situations; ability to speak English with sufficient clarity to be understood by others on the telephone or
    BALDWIN COUNTY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT
    in person. Must be able to assertively control conversations in order to quickly and accurately gather pertinent information and be able to communicate this information professionally and precisely to the proper recipient. Must be able to read and understand written correspondence, memoranda and directives. Must have the ability to report events and information (technical and non-technical) in writing legibly and accurately, using proper English grammar and structure; • Must have the ability to act in a decisive manner, using good judgment. Must have the ability to maintain objectivity in the decision-making process; the ability to effectively prioritize situations and information and make appropriate decisions based on information received. Must have the ability to learn and apply new information, remember numerous details and handle a variety of rapidly flowing information at once;
  • Must be consistent in dealing with people. Must have the ability and willingness to accept criticism and/or discipline; the ability and willingness to accept responsibility for actions. Must have the ability to contribute to a pleasant work environment by maintaining a positive attitude when carrying out duties and complying with Center policies; the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and establish cohesive, effective relationships with peers (i.e. team worker abilities);
  • Must have the ability to act in a mature, dependable fashion; ability and willingness to maintain dependable work habits such as reporting to work on time, with little prompting and intervention. Must represent the organization to other agencies and citizens with a courteous, helpful, accurate and business-like attitude in all electronic, telephone and personal contact. Must have the willingness and ability to respect private, confidential information; the ability and willingness to support and carry out directives;
  • Must be able to provide high quality, accurate work; the ability to complete required reports in a timely manner. Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; be able to do several things at one time and remain focused under stress. Must have the ability and willingness to adjust to new or unique situations or environments; the ability and willingness to show initiative in completing work assignments; the ability to allocate own time efficiently;
  • Must have the ability to use GIS software tools for map production and design maps and dashboards that are accurate, readable and graphically pleasing. Must have the ability to translate technical concepts and terminology in terms understandable to the public, elected officials and agency heads; the ability to explain concepts and procedures to diverse groups in an easy to understand and professional manner. Must have the ability to operate various specialized equipment such as GPS units and plotters. Must have the ability to develop and maintain effective liaisons with other governmental agencies, public officials and construction and real estate representatives;
  • Must have a strong knowledge of public safety communications equipment, practices and procedures;
  • Must have the ability to use arcade, python, and model builder to handle repetitive tasks and data cleanup;
  • Experience using Esri software, to perform various spatial analysis;
  • Understanding of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) GIS and Addressing Standards;
  • Knowledge of mapping reference, projection and coordinate systems;
  • Knowledge of topographic and other mapping symbols, markers shade and line sets used in
    BALDWIN COUNTY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT
    GIS applications;
  • Knowledge of data entry and spreadsheet applications;
  • Knowledge of Center policies and procedures; goals and mission and rationale for same;
  • Knowledge of geographical area Center serves (i.e. familiarity with street names/layout; landmarks, numbering scheme, rivers, lakes, freeways, areas covered by responding agencies/departments, etc.);
  • General knowledge of organization and functions of public safety responders (i.e. police, fire, EMS, etc.).
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Must have the ability to hear and understand sound sources spoken orally. To speak and write English clearly, read and understand written communications and discern visual images on a variety of media; to record names and numbers accurately, i. e. not transpose numbers and/or letters; to write and draw legibly, often creating very small letters and/or numbers. Must be able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50lbs.
    EDUCATION, FORMAL TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and completion of certified technical training, including coursework in geography, urban planning, computer science, addressing, engineering or cartography.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Geography-related field or closely related discipline preferred.
  • Familiarity with 9-1-1 systems and emergency services workflows preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with Esri software preferred. ie. ArcGIS Pro, Enterprise, ArcGIS Online.
  • Three years of on-the-job experience in computerized mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, as well as work with dBase and/or Microsoft Access, and property descriptions desirable.
    SALARY:
    We offer a competitive salary range of $52,000 to $64,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. The final salary will be determined based on factors such as skills, expertise, and demonstrated performance during the interview process. Additionally, our compensation package includes benefits such as paid employee health insurance, State of Alabama Retirement Tier 1 benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays each year, paid retiree insurance after 15 years of service, and opportunities for professional development. We are committed to offering fair and equitable compensation to attract and retain top talent.

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Baldwin County 9-1-1 Job Opportunity

Job Announcement

The Baldwin County Emergency Communication District (BCECD) Board of Directors is accepting applications for the position of Director.

This position is an executive role responsible for the administration and management of the Baldwin County E-911 communication center. General duties include the planning, organizing, directing, and overall supervision of the E-911 center that services Baldwin County, Alabama. Responsibilities include law enforcement, fire, emergency medical, emergency management communications services and addressing/GIS management.

This position is answerable to the Baldwin County Emergency Communication District Board of Directors. A strong background in the areas of Operations, Personnel, Community Relations,
Financial/Budgets and Risk Management are essential. The appointed director will work under an initial three (3) year contract term, subject to the terms of the contract and satisfactory performance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the Baldwin County Emergency Communication Center (“the District”) in accordance with Board policies, and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Keeps the Baldwin County Emergency Communication District Board of Directors (“the Board”) appraised of financial conditions, major developments, and other center matters, as appropriate.

Develop and revise policies, procedures, and work methods to achieve District objectives.
Performs general oversight of District Operations.
Oversees District supervisors to ensure all District services are being adequately and sufficiently provided.

Supervises staff with responsibility for employment-related decisions or recommendations that include hiring, training, evaluating performance, and disciplining that could include termination.

Prepares and distributes financial information to the Board, staff, and other parties, as appropriate. Ensures that procedures and industry standards are maintained in call answering programs, dispatching, addressing, and other enhanced services.

Provides quarterly statistical reports to the Board in relation to training hours, calls answered, public education, etc.

Develop and ensure a quality control/quality assurance program as part of staff accountability and ongoing analysis of District and county agency response improvements.

With support from District staff – research equipment, database, network, and technical support services regularly to improve the level of services provided.

Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with the Board and other agencies to achieve mutual objectives.

Develops long-range operational and strategic plans to ensure reliable emergency communications in Baldwin County.

Assist with preparing and recommending an annual operational and capital budget to the Board. Administers the budget within approved parameters; makes recommendations to the Board of changes or deviations from the approved budget.

Monitors the performance of vendors, contractors, and consultants.

Develops, revises, and maintains policy and procedure manuals, as necessary. Oversees major repairs, maintenance, and replacement of all District equipment. Makes presentations to the Board, and professional and civic groups.
Attend Baldwin County 911 Board meetings, Baldwin County Fire Chiefs Association meetings and industry conferences, such as those sponsored by the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), Association of Public Communication Officials (APCO), and state associations.

Stays abreast of technological and other developments in 911 public safety emergency services.

This is not intended to be all-inclusive. Other duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization will apply.

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES:

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, and/or correlate data. This includes exercising judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations, referencing data analysis to determine necessity for modification of organizational components, and in the formulation of operational strategy.

Human Interaction: Requires the ability to function in a managerial capacity for an organizational unit. This includes the ability to make decisions on procedural and technical levels. Must be able to accept feedback from staff and Board; and work closely with the Board to achieve common goals. Must be able to resolve issues and settle complaints in a diplomatic matter and possess the ability to enforce rules with no regard to personal opinion.

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform moderately complex mathematics and accounting functions.

Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and creativity in situations involving the direction, control, and planning of an entire program or set of programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

This job requires the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (10-30 pounds).

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, or bright/dim light.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources, Organization Leadership, or a closely related field is required; or any combination of education, training, and experience that provides knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Five (5) years of experience in public safety and/or emergency dispatching services with at least two (2) years in a supervisory/managerial capacity with progressive responsibility.

Must be familiar with PSAP administration, radio and telecommunications systems and computer-aided dispatching systems.

Must have intermediate to advanced computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office and the ability to communicate by e-mail.

Must be a U.S. citizen or already possess documents to legally work in the United States.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and must have a clear driving history (ability to be insured). Must be able to obtain NCIC certification within six (6) months of hire.

Must pass an SBI/FBI level criminal background check and personal background investigation to
include, but not limited to, credit history and education.

Must be able to pass a drug screen, psychological evaluation, and polygraph examination.

Required to permanently reside in Baldwin County within six (6) months of hire and be on call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for emergencies relating to the 911 center.

Knowledge of leadership and management practices relative to the public sector, public safety, public administration, or local government agencies.

Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and other laws relative to managing of a 9-1-1 Center.

Knowledge of community challenges and response characteristics unique to Baldwin County.

Extensive knowledge of human resource management, financial management and project management.
One or more of the following credentials will be considered a plus, but not required:
? NENA Emergency Number Professional Certification (ENP)
? NENA Center Managers Certification Program (CMC)
? IAED Communication Center Managers Course (CCM)
? APCO Certified Public -Safety Executive (CPE)
? AAA Communication Center Manager (CCM)

The starting salary is $101,000 – $150,000 annually, DOQ.

Travel for the interview, relocation expenses, and reimbursement are not offered or provided with this position.

Qualified individuals interested in applying for Director must submit an original and two copies of their resume along with a letter of interest (three copies) to: Col. Anthony Lowery, Baldwin County E-911 Personnel Chairman, Attn: Director Application, 320 North Hoyle Ave, Bay Minette, AL, 36507. Resumes must be received no later than February 10, 2024, and shall not exceed five (5) pages and must contain three (3) valid references. Additional documentation may be required after initial review.

The Board anticipates a conclusion to this process within 90 days of the announcement.

Baldwin County Emergency Communication District is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race. color. national origin. religion. gender. age. veteran status. political affiliation. sexual orientation. marital status or disability (incompliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.