The City of Cupertino's Innovation Technology Department has a part-time unbenefited job opportunity for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician. This position is part-time, non-benefited, and limited to 995 hours per fiscal year.
Under general supervision, this position performs technical work in support of the City’s GIS administration, including meeting with department personnel to discuss GIS product requests, such as maps and reports, analyzing requests, generating requested products, and maintaining data and GIS databases; and performs related work as required.
This is a single-position classification responsible for supporting the City’s GIS function and related equipment. Incumbents are expected to possess the ability to perform the full range of technical duties related to GIS, in addition to performing a variety of record keeping, research, and technical support activities. The work requires the frequent use of tact and judgment, knowledge of City-wide operations, and the ability to conduct independent projects. This class is distinguished from GIS Program Manager in that the latter has overall management responsibility for all planning projects and programs, functions, and activities of the GIS program and for developing, implementing, and interpreting divisional goals for this function.
Supervision Received and Exercised
Receives general supervision form the GIS Program Manager. Exercises no direct supervision over staff.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various City sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Standing in and walking between work areas is frequently required. Field work is requested from time to time, so the ability to drive to site location and walk a mile at a time is required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform assigned duties, as well as push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.