General Description: To provide technical and consulting assistance to county government, CTAS, and other UT public service agencies and departments related to effective use of database management, and related information technology, to acquire, analyze and distribute data relevant to management of CTAS and county government, and to apply IT methods to solve spatially complex problems of government related to fire suppression, health and environment, highway management, budgeting, solid waste, emergency management and law enforcement.
Duties and Responsibilities: Design, program, install and train CTAS staff and county officials in the use of desktop and web-based database applications for county government. Supports agency computer applications by users in 80 percent of Tennessee counties. Works with staff to identify opportunities to use database technology and integrate it with the business processes of the department. Assists the department and its public with distribution and sharing of data in the form of maps, reports, interactive web based information, and other data visualization methods. Provide county governments and UT public service agencies with assistance in effective use of database and IT technologies. Research, analyze and prepare recommendations related to spatial problems of county government (e.g., fire station and ambulance station location; network analysis of transportation systems).
Internal Number: 187206
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