Responsible for the design, development, maintenance, and support of the agency’s public website. The Webmaster is expected to perform technical and creative functions in the management of a user-friendly, visually appealing, and informative Web site, which conveys a positive image of the Department. Performs related duties as assigned. The Webmaster MUST be an expert with Drupal.
Essential Functions (not intended to be all inclusive)
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. Refreshes Internet Web site content to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information and images.
5. Develops modifications or enhancements to existing Internet Web programs. 6. Troubleshoots problems associated with Internet Web applications and/or Internet Web pages.
7. Develops strategies and/or plans for Internet Web page design.
8. Registers the site with various search engines.
9. Secures and manages public access to information transmitted and stored.
10. 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.
11. 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, and Abilities Required
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.
1. the use of personal computer hardware, software and peripherals.
3. creating and/or manipulating graphics.
4. creating interactive forms.
5. database creation and database Internet Web integration.
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.