Research Analyst – City of Austin
The Development Services Department (DSD) assists homeowners, business owners, and contractors when they build, demolish, remodel or perform any type of construction to ensure compliance with applicable city and building codes.
The City Arborist Program is the regulatory extension of the Austin Community Tree Division located within the Development Services Department. The principal role of the program is to administer the City’s tree preservation and replenishment regulations to ensure the community’s values are upheld.
The City Arborist is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual for a Research Analyst position. The primary duties of the position are to provide high quality data management, data analytics, technical support to staff, and reporting to the City Arborist Program and Community Tree Division. The position will also be responsible for identifying and assisting with implementing innovative value-added solutions for the program and division. Examples of tasks include: quality assuring permit data on a monthly and annual basis, preparing reports for City boards and commissions, data analysis for business process improvements, manage and promote our tree permit and urban forest data via SOCRATA, analyze permit data to better understand the impacts of development on our urban forest, and assist staff with answering resource email account.
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