NATURE OF WORK
This is limited supervisory and technical work in the collection and processing of data of an engineering or planning nature.
Work involves responsibility for supervising a small group of subordinate employees and performing mathematical computations associated with engineering or planning related data collection field work. Duties require the application of knowledge of a limited technical area of an engineering or associated field acquired through training or experience. Specific assignments are received from a technical or professional superior and may be accompanied by oral or written directions. As experience is gained, greater independence is allowed in carrying out recurring assignments. Work is reviewed for technical accuracy in progress and upon completion.
This classification is distinguished from Data Aide I by the limited supervisory responsibilities and by the greater experience requirements.
Supervises a small group of subordinate employees involved in collecting engineering or planning related field data.
Participates and acts as leadworker in the collection and verification of data; assembles and reduces field notes; makes sketches of traffic intersections and street channelizations; compiles statistical summaries and assists superior in the interpretation and presentation of data collected.
Maintains files and records of completed plans and documents; operates engineering duplication equipment.
Operates digitizer, key punch, calculator, and computer.
May participate in environmental field studies and site observations.
May interact with the public and field inquiries regarding environmental programs.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of the standard terminology, techniques, and practices of data collection as appropriate to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of the basic principles and concepts of public planning.
Knowledge of mathematics including algebra, trigonometry and plane geometry.
Some knowledge of engineering maps and records.
Ability to make moderately complex mathematical computations accurately.
Ability to engage in field work for extended periods and occasionally under adverse weather conditions as necessitated by work assignments.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and sketches.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Successful completion of job related tests. Two (2) years experience in the collection and presentation of data appropriate to the area of assignment desired.
Bargaining Unit: White collar
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76 R3/12