The City of Harrisburg is accepting applications for the position of Data Analyst in the Bureau of Codes Administration. The Data Analyst organizes and manages critical information pertaining to property usage, status, and ownership. Serves as technical advisor to the Bureau on matters related to enforcement of codes and public safety. This position is responsible for organizing formatted data and information for use in reports and responses to inquiries. Additionally, the Data Analyst will create or enhance tracking mechanisms to analyze and identify systemic trends within the Bureau of Codes relative to public safety and codes enforcement. This is a management, FLSA-exempt position.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
We offer an annual starting salary of $50,000.00 – $54,000.00. This full-time FLSA exempt position also includes an excellent benefits package: defined pension plan, paid holidays, paid time off (vacation, sick and personal time) and health care benefits (medical, dental, prescription and vision)
The City intends to fill this position as soon as possible. It will remain open until filled.
If interested, please submit a cover letter, your resume, three employment references and salary history to:
[email protected] (electronic submission preferred)
The City of Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Wanda R.D. Williams, Mayor
Job Title Grade: M-18
Data Analyst – Department of Public Safety – Bureau of Codes Administration
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Data Analyst organizes and manages critical information pertaining to property usage, status, and ownership. Serves as technical advisor to the Bureau on matters related to enforcement of codes and public safety. This position is responsible for organizing formatted data and information for use in reports and responses to inquiries. Additionally, the Data Analyst will create or enhance tracking mechanisms to analyze and identify systemic trends within the Bureau of Codes relative to public safety and codes enforcement. This is a management, FLSA-exempt position.
Work is primarily performed at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., City Government Center. Attendance at off-site meetings may be required. Work involves the use of various machines such as a personal computer, peripheral equipment, scanner, copier, fax, telephone, cameras and other related equipment. Software being utilized includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite, GIS, records storage, and organizational programs. Duties are typically performed weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; however, field work, evening and weekend hours, and periodic travel may be required.
Work involves, but is not limited to, the following: Reviews historical data for individual properties and validates accuracy. Contributes to and supports the processing of permits, applications, and complaints. Organizes and manages data inputs from other City entities for Codes use or enforcement purposes. Develops and implements data analysis and data collection systems. Performs research, collects and analyzes information, and uses the resulting data to problem solve and improve the efficiency of the Bureau of Codes. Keeps records and assembles a variety of data from records for incorporation into various reports. Enhance training doctrines for Codes enforcement officers, inspectors, and clerical office staff. Advises and/or coordinates with other City staff for presentations to City Council and the public. Provides input on multiple and simultaneously occurring projects by evaluating the status of projects and suggesting execution strategies to apply. Creates letters, memoranda, investigative reports, lists, statistical tabulations, technical reports, and data. This position is expected to maintain regular, punctual, and predictable attendance. Reports to work and remains at work in a productive condition, which includes not being under the influence or impaired by the use of alcohol and/or drugs. Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with supervisors, co-workers, and the general public. Completes all assignments in an efficient, consistent, and timely manner.
Performs other related duties as necessary or required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of Municipal Codes and Ordinances.
- Knowledge of Codes administration procedures, Codes safety concerns, and Codes adoption process.
- Ability to perform technical research and analysis, and to prepare policy recommendations and effective technical reports.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite programs.
- Knowledge of standard procedures and tools, including software and systems, employed for data collection and usage.
- Ability to learn new software and hardware packages and products.
- Ability to provide training and assistance to Bureau staff on new software.
- Ability exercise sound judgement in making recommendations for action.
- Demonstrated ability to present technical information clearly and in an interesting manner to lay groups and the general public.
- Knowledge of training methods and practices and general management principles.
- Basic knowledge and understanding of GIS.
- Ability to work with the general public in a courteous and tactful manner.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials, other agencies, other jurisdictions, community organizations, and the general public.
A degree from an accredited college with 2 years of experience as a codes officer or equivalent work history and demonstrated experience and knowledge in housing and housing construction. Or completion of educational courses related thereto. Or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license Class C, required.
To apply for this job please visit laserfiche.harrisburgpa.gov.