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Posted on: April 29, 2021

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The City of Kerrville is now accepting applications for the position of Project Analyst

Job Summary:

The Project Analyst assists with technology projects as assigned and oversees aspects of these projects using planning, monitoring and controlling processes. The Project Analyst acts as a liaison with end users to determine requirements, document processes and data flows, make recommendations for improvement and assists in implementation of new applications. The Project Analyst supports users with the City of Kerrville application systems and provides technical expertise on the City’s existing systems as a report writer and facilitator in an effort to better utilize the systems and may be involved in more than one project at a time.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.

  1. Participates in the acquisition, development and support phases for multiple business and/or computer applications.
  2. Participates in systems analysis, needs assessments and requirement definition studies.
  3. Provides feedback to management on time and cost restraints.
  4. Prepares written and oral reports of proposed information technology systems
  5. Assists with the acquisition and acceptance of new equipment and applications.
  6. Assists with monitoring time and dollar expenditures to ensure projects and budgets meet established targets.
  7. Reviews IT procedures and protocols to ensure they are in compliance with the City Personnel Policy.
  8. Evaluates and makes recommendations for needed training.
  9. Reviews computer applications to ensure that all requirements are satisfied.
  10. Writes periodic progress, project status and problems resolution reports regarding information technology for management review.
  11. Suggests continuous processes to improve operations, streamline work, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  12. Performs others duties as may be assigned.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Duties are generally performed in an office setting. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Travel within the community from one city facility to another occurs as necessary.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Capabilities, limitations, and functional applications of information technology methods and equipment.
• Information technology systems design and programming.
• Research techniques, methods, and procedures.
• Systems analysis, development, planning, and documentation methods and standards.
• Hardware, software and network troubleshooting skills
• Project management and organization including monitoring time and dollar expenditures for tasks performed.
• Modern office practices and procedures, including equipment utilization.
• Requires analytical, research and presentation skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Excellent decision-making skills and ability to work well on a team.
• Excellent communication, organizational and documentation skills.
• Monitor or observe data to determine program problems.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids:
Computers and related software, workstations, printer, copier, scanner, hand tools, computer tools

Education, Certifications and Experience Required:
• Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, or a related field from an accredited college or university is preferred. A combination of education and experience may be substituted for a formal degree.
• Possession of a valid Texas Class C Driver’s License.
 • A minimum of three years of experience is required.

Miscellaneous Information

The City of Kerrville is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Qualified Applicants. A City of Kerrville application is required. Resumes are considered additional information, and accepted with a completed City application. Applications may be obtained from this site or Kerrville City Hall.

 

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