Uses considerable technical, analytical, planning and project management skills to implement information technology solutions to support the operations of the Water Resources Commissioner’s Office. Defines or improves current functional or business processes and may assist with process redesign for complex WRC technology systems. Serves as a liaison between the WRC and Oakland County’s Information Technology department (OCIT) and works with OCIT to deliver robust technical solutions to support the WRC.
Works with a project team to participate in all phases of a solution implementation lifecycle. Develops business and functional requirements. Creates Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and ensures compliance to all aspects of Oakland County’s open bid process. Manages implementation projects. Creates test cases and ensures that user acceptance testing is thorough. Trains end users and support staff on the use and administration of the system. Produces system documentation. Works with end users to determine project funding and manage project budgets accordingly. Supports the vendor contract negotiation process by reviewing and editing statements of work to ensure that all terms and conditions outlining vendor services and deliverables are correct and complete. Works with Corporation Counsel or WRC attorneys to negotiate contracts.
Employees of this classification are required to be available after normal working hours, weekends, and holidays.Minimum Qualifications
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
At time of application, applicant must:
1. Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a preferred major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or a field of study directly related to their operating department’s subject matter area.
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
2. Have had at least three (3) years of relevant, full-time work experience, one (1) year of which included project supervisory or lead duties, supporting information systems within the assigned subject matter areas: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Data Warehousing, Application Development, Finance, and Project Management.
3. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
4. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.
Part-time positions work up to 1,000 hours per calendar year and allow employees the ability to work around commitments outside of the County. We offer summer employment, student positions, college intern positions, and year-round part-time employment.
Those employed full-time receive a full benefits package, growth opportunities and employee training along with generous tuition reimbursement. More details can be found at www.oakgov.com/jobs.
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