San Mateo County Parks Department is looking for a GIS Technician I/II and have opened the position for applications today.
Open recruitment: March 6, 2017
Close recruitment: March 20, 2017
Combined Panel Interviews: April 13, 2017
The Parks Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of GIS Technician I/II to work in the Natural Resource Management program, and will provide support and services to all areas of the department.
The GIS Technician I/II position provides a great opportunity to engage a range of services to the residents of San Mateo County. Through stewardship, San Mateo County Parks preserves the County's natural and cultural treasures, and provides safe, accessible parks, recreation and learning opportunities to enhance the community's quality of life. The goal of this position is to facilitate and integrate GIS technology into the Parks Department operations and natural resource management approach to better implement our mission.
Under general supervision the GIS Technician I/II will be responsible for: managing the Parks GIS database, maintaining and updating data layers and feature classes; develop, maintain, and enforce metadata standards; aid in the transition to the ESRI Local Government Information Model (LGIM); map creation; developing datasets; conducting analysis; support departmental and county-wide GIS related projects; provide general support and basic IT support to internal staff; facilitate data sharing with regional partners; and, be willing and able to perform data collection in the field.
The duties of this position are at the GIS Technician I/II level. The Parks Department needs qualified candidates who have experience and are skilled in database management, transitioning existing data and shapefiles into meaningful feature classes, and helping the Department adopt more mobile GIS capacity.