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BCPA - Jobs

BCPA Employment Opportunities

The Broward County Property Appraiser's Office values our diverse workforce and actively promotes career advancement and professional development. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes health & dental coverage, a deferred compensation plan, life insurance, participation in the State of Florida Retirement System, paid holidays and vacations, and more.

Our office is always searching for applicants who can accept change, challenge, and a commitment to our community. We look for those with excellent communication skills, relevant professional experience, and job related skills. Also, basic computer skills -- "computer literacy" in a Microsoft Windows work environment -- are an essential job function of EVERY position in our office. Further, EVERY position in our office helps customers at key points throughout the tax year by taking homestead applications, answering questions, assisting at the call center, etc., as needed.

Applicant résumés or job applications (PDF document) may be submitted to us by doing any one of the following:

  • Faxed to our Human Resources Division at 954.357.6804;
  • Emailed to jobs@bcpa.net
  • Mailed or hand-delivered to:

Broward County Property Appraiser's Office
Attn: Human Resources Div.
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 111
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

All résumés and applications are kept on file and "active" for one year from the date of receipt. If you are selected for employment, you will be required to undergo a background examination prior to your first day of employment. Most positions are initially filled near the lower end of the listed salary range. Any person requiring an accommodation because of disability to participate in our employment application process must contact our Human Resources Division in advance at 954.357.6910. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.

Below are descriptions of some of the positions in our office.


APPLICATION DEVELOPER:
(One vacancy.)

Department: Technology

Job Specifications: Full product lifecycle development including design, code, testing, and release Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes Good experience with Oracle and/ or MS SQL server development Should have hands on experience in developing PL/SQL and/ or T-SQL statements writing very complex queries and optimization of already written once IDEs: Visual Studio .NET, SQL Studio, Toad Programming language: C#, VB.NET, and VBA programming to support Excel Platforms: Windows. Web Technologies: IIS, ASP, ASP.NET, REST, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, and Angular Experience as an android developer is an advantage Good experience with Oracle and/ or MS SQL server development Experience in developing PL/SQL and/ or T-SQL

Salary Range: $60,000 – 80,000 annually

Note: The following duties are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive; other duties may be required or assigned as necessary.

Nature of Work: Responsible for technical design, development and support of internal applications. The Application Developer analyzes designs, estimates, codes, tests, and implements changes to applications and their interfaces. Additionally, the Application Developer investigates issues, answers queries, and creates reports relating to those systems/interfaces.

Illustrative Tasks: Development, configuration, and maintenance of applications including: planning, debugging, designing, coding, testing, rollout, and project team support. Various technical activities including: software and hardware architecture design, maintenance, and integration. Security design, implementation, and administration. Data modeling, database administration support, software architecture engineering, methodology, and implementation. Documentation of all work product All client/server applications will operate with 99.5% up-time during normal business hours. All application changes will be completed in a reasonable timeframe; allowing for variance based on the complexity of the particular project. These project deadlines will be determined by either the Manager or Director of Technology. Develop and maintain custom win/web applications Execute projects through to completion Ability to learn quickly and apply critical thinking

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Experience setting and maintaining web sites Ability to read and code various programming languages. Ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, with technical and non-technical personnel. Excellent organizational and problem solving skills a plus. Very strong debugging/problem analysis capabilities required. Strong in designing automated configuration management and deployment processes. Strong understanding and working knowledge of application performance tuning. Working knowledge of the Real Estate property relating to the Tax Office land records. Working knowledge of the layout of county townships and subdivisions. Ability to accurately read, compare and interpret property records and maps. Ability to implement and troubleshoot programming changes and modifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor's degree in computer science with 5 plus years of work experience. Three plus (3+) years’ experience with Visual Studio, VB.NET/C#, SQL Server 2012 or above And / Or Oracle 11g or above, JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience. 3-5 years of software engineering or programmer analyst experience


DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR:
(One vacancy.)

Department: Technology

Salary Range: $60,000 - $80,000 annually

Nature of Work: This is advanced professional, analytical and supervisory work with administrative responsibility for managing multiple large-scale programming and systems analysis projects. Work involves providing high-level professional support and project management direction of multiple large-scale information systems including design and development of applications for large computer systems. Duties include reviewing programming techniques and recommended information system solutions and enhancement plans and related cost-benefit comparisons. Work requires the supervision of professional and technical personnel in assigned work teams or sections.

Illustrative Tasks: • Monitor database availability, performance, and capacity • Plan and perform hardware and OS upgrades, as they relate to Databases • Plan, Install and Maintain Databases and software • Plan the installation and creation of all server databases • Establish and maintain "security" control on all databases • Plan and install all Databases upgrades and patches • Keep abreast of current releases, patch sets, and bug fixes • Plan and apply these Database software upgrades • Work with appropriate application teams to verify compatibility with applications • Provide a backup / recovery plan for all Oracle/SQL/Exchange databases • Plan, implement, test and maintain a backup / recovery methodology for all databases • Provide problem-solving support • Respond to Service Center tickets • On-call for emergency Database Support • Involve the Operations group in day-to-day operations of Oracle/SQL/Exchange databases • Perform other duties as assigned by management • Will ensure that ALL database(s) is/are available 99.98% of the time, allowing for variance in downtime due to any project (patching, migration, upgrade, etc.) that may be required in order to keep Databases at optimal performance

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise • Ability to interpret data models and to develop database structures • Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to professional personnel in area of expertise • Ability to use standard diagramming techniques to design and develop computer data models • Ability to implement and troubleshoot programming changes and modifications • Ability to program, configure, manage, and maintain the operation of complex relational databases • Ability to develop and manipulate large, complex data sets • Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques • Ability to operate on a scheduled 24-hour on-call basis • Knowledge of data integrity methods and techniques • Extensive writing in advanced SQL, stored procedures, views, functions, triggers and scripts • Demonstrated knowledge of advanced techniques and principles in query languages including SQL, PL/SQL, and T-SQL • Proven knowledge developing in Oracle latest release and one prior release • Knowledge of high-level architecture design, development and support in db design, data modeling, and report structures • Experience with migrating Microsoft SQL Server databases, instances and versions

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Five years of experience in MS SQL 2016/2014/2012 Database Administration in a Windows environment is required. Good understanding of the Oracle 12c/11g database, all related utilities and tools. At least two solid years of database software installation database generation and database configuration skills is a must. Should be experienced in Database and Systems analysis. Strong ability to work on multiple projects involving resources from multiple sources while maintaining optimum service levels. A good understanding of the underlying Windows operating system. A good knowledge of the physical database design. Ability to perform Database performance tuning and monitoring. Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle. Provide a strategic database direction for the organization.


The Broward County Property Appraiser's Office complies with all local, state and federal
equal employment opportunity guidelines which prohibit discrimination based upon
race, religion, sex, color, national origin, disability, age, marital status, and sexual orientation.
Veterans’ Preference in covered positions will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans.

 

Source: Broward County Property Appraiser's Office - Contact our office at 954.357.6830. Legal Disclaimer.

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address
released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.
Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.