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Class Title: WEBMASTER
Class Code: 7631
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
One Salary
Annual / Hourly
Annual salaries are calculations based on approved hourly rates.

Summary Statement: Responsible for the design, development, maintenance and support of Internet Web operations on a Department-wide basis. The Webmaster is expected to perform technical and creative functions in the management of a user-friendly, visually appealing and informative Internet Web site, which conveys a positive image of the Department. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.

Essential Functions:

1. Develops technical architecture of Internet Web sites including scripting, database design and user interface design.

2. Designs and implements Internet Web database projects.

3. Consults with employees from various Bureaus and Divisions in order to coordinate Internet activities, identify needs, and explain Internet Web site opportunities and limitations.

4. Reviews and evaluates Internet Web-based proposals from DPS personnel.

5. Writes Internet Web-based systems for sub-divisions within DPS.

6. Communicates with other personnel regarding technical requirements of Internet Web site and/or upcoming projects or events related to the Internet Web site.

7. Refreshes Internet Web site content to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information and images.

8. Develops modifications or enhancements to existing Internet Web programs.

9. Troubleshoots problems associated with Internet Web applications and/or Internet Web pages.

10. Evaluates operations, and recommends improvements and modifications of Internet Web programs.

11. Develops strategies and/or plans for Internet Web page design.

12. Researches and evaluates software, hardware and new technologies.

13. Registers the site with various search engines.

14. Develops, codes, installs, tests, debugs and documents Internet Web-based applications.

15. Secures and manages public access to information transmitted and stored.

16. Remains current on job specific knowledge (e.g., scripting, hardware, software, security issues, authoring tools, graphic design tools, new languages, etc.) and industry trends by attending training courses/seminars and professional organizational meetings and conferences and reading job-related professional journals/publications.

17. Prepares and conducts presentations.

18. Provides training to personnel in the maintenance of Internet Web pages.

19. Prepares utilization and status reports.

20. Acts as a liaison with customers, vendors and the general public. Authorizes links to Internet Web site and gets approval from agencies to establish links. Answers and/or forwards e-mail questions from Internet Web users to appropriate personnel.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Knowledge of:

1. research techniques.

2. report writing principles.

3. the principles and practices of project management.

4. the principles of proper English sentence structure, grammar and punctuation.

5. image editing and graphics design software.

6. basic photography and photo scanning principles.

7. the principles, practices, ethics and legalities of Internet Web publishing.

8. different types of applications software used in Internet Web site design and maintenance.

Skill in:

1. the use of personal computer hardware, software and peripherals.

2. using various programming techniques (e.g., HTML, JavaScript, Java, ASP, XML, SQL, etc.)

3. creating and/or manipulating graphics.

4. creating interactive forms.

5. database creation and database Internet Web integration.

Ability to:

1. establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of assignments.

2. effectively communicate, orally and in writing, at all levels.

3. work with minimal supervision.

4. exercise independent initiative and judgement.

5. judge visual and editorial quality and appropriateness of Internet Web information.

6. identify, analyze and resolve complex problems.

7. transform a concept into design and implementation.

8. interpret and summarize complex written and oral information.

9. make presentations to small and large audiences.


Office setting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires two (2) years of coursework in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college, technical school or university, and two (2) years of professional Internet Web development experience.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Exempt


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Current as of: 7/25/2014 11:15:31 AM