ABOUT THE POSITION
NOTE: This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and may close without prior notice. First review of the applications will occur on March 26, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.
The City also offers competitive benefits including 100% City paid medical insurance coverage up to the PERS Choice PPO Plan, a generous tuition reimbursement program, and a "9/80" work schedule.
Under general supervision, performs technical work in the maintenance of computerized data for Geographic Information System (GIS) and associated functions; performs input, editing, and maintenance of GIS data sets; automates routine GIS tasks using Python and other computer language scripting; generates a variety of maps and reports and performs related work as required; helps in collection of GPS data for City infrastructure.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The following examples are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this classification:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required skills, knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the skills, knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: One (1) year of geographic information system experience or related field.
Education: Associates Degree in Computer Science, GIS, Mathematics or a closely related field from an accredited college.
Knowledge of: Basic principles, practices and techniques of GIS applications, design and database management; Other computer applications as they relate to area assigned; Basic practices of civil and utilities engineering and/or public works; Advanced mathematics to include the principles of algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics; English usage, spelling and grammar and punctuation.
Ability to: Read and interpret maps, plans and related source documents; analyze problems and prepare written and oral reports; understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; maintain advanced electronic filing systems; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and, maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties; Operate a personal computer and use applicable software programs; Work in accordance with established policies and procedures.
License Required: Due to the performance of field duties, the ability to operate a City vehicle may be required; therefore a valid California Class C Driver’s License and acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment in the position is required.