The New Jersey Department of Transportation is accepting

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NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
RECRUITING EFFORT – POSTING #HR4883
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY –
TRENTON
EXTENDED TO AUGUST 5, 2015
The New Jersey Department of Transportation is accepting applications for candidates interested in Information Technology
Specialist positions located in Trenton for the Office of Geographic Information Systems.
Information Technology Specialists are assigned a 40-hour work week. Current Starting Salary is $56,408. Benefits include medical,
dental and pension.
Office Description:
The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provides GIS products and support
to the Department’s transportation activities. Data from many sources, such as accident, construction, road inventories, pavement,
demographics, imagery and open space is used to produce maps that support the Department’s work in planning, highway, rail,
aviation and maritime. These databases and maps enable NJDOT to work and plan cooperatively with other governmental agencies.
Position Description:
The Information Technology Specialist position in GIS will work as part of a team in spatial analysis, developing cartographic
products and digital maps and applications. Job duties may include, but are not limited to, compiling, analyzing and managing
geospatial data; programming; preparing flow charts and program modules; implementing web enabled mapping applications;
designing and developing map products; GIS System administration; performing software system studies; hardware capacity analysis
and hardware/software projections; application development; preparing SOW’s; review and evaluation of vendor proposals; reviewing
billing invoices and attending meetings.
Requirements:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Technology.
Experience: One (1) year of experience in at least one of the following areas: the design and preparation of programs for electronic
data processing utilizing current operating systems, modification of systems software and multiprogramming technology; or the
development, maintenance, or installation of application programs; or in performing technical support functions within a direct access
device environment, or the development, implementation, and maintenance of multi-network, multi-user Local Area Networks (LAN),
Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN), and/or Wide Area Networks (WAN) environment.
Note: Technical support functions include experience in resolution of online production and/or communications network problems,
and/or code modification, testing, and debugging of program modules in an online environment, and/or space allocation and control of
direct access storage devices (DASD management).
NOTE: A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science may be substituted for one (1) year of indicated experience.
SPECIAL NOTE ON SUBSTITUTING EXPERIENCE FOR EDUCATION
NOTE: A general Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the Associate's degree.
Experience in the study of work methods/processes, analysis of varied types of data, design and preparation of systems/programs,
operation of multiprogramming computer systems and work in the data processing support areas of input/output control or reliability
support may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one
(1) year of experience.
NOTE: Evidence of formal training in Computer Science/Information Technology received at an accredited institution may be
submitted with your application for evaluation by the Department of Personnel for possible credit. These training courses will be
examined to see how they compare, both in hours/content, to college courses to which they equate, sixteen (16) training hours being
equal to one (1) college credit. In house training courses will not be accepted as meeting this criterion; thus, they will not be evaluated.
For more information regarding this position, please refer to: http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/53261.htm
Preferred:
 Programming experience utilizing the latest technology and languages to assist in developing and customizing GIS
applications.
 Good GIS web-based programming skills, such as AJAX, Java, .NET
 Good analytical, problem identification and resolution skills
 Experience with Web technologies
 Knowledge of cartographic and web design principles
 Experience with relational database principles
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Experience with ESRI GIS software, including ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, OpenLayers or similar web mapping API’s
and databases is desired
Good oral and written communication skills that allow accurate translation of user request into GIS products.
Residency: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then
maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L.2011, Chapter 70), also known
as the “New Jersey First Act” .
Applicant Information: Interested candidates must submit a current resume, unofficial transcript or foreign evaluation (with
course information), and a completed New Jersey State Application for Employment, which can be found at
http://www.nj.gov/transportation/about/employ/pdf/ApplicationForEmployment.pdf , no later than 8/5/15 in order to be
considered for a position.
Candidates will NOT be considered if they fail to provide all requested documents upon initial submittal.
NOTE: APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSTING ONLY
You must indicate your interest by posting number (#).
Please send required documents to [email protected] or mail to:
Lisa Webber
New Jersey Department of Transportation
Division of Human Resources
PO Box 602
Trenton, NJ 08625
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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