|Salary||$33.73 - $41.00/hour; $5,846.43 - $7,106.34/month; $70,157.15 - $85,276.05/year|
|Date Opened||10/11/2018 5:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/2/2018 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Laura Carucci|
The Department of Public Works and Facilities is currently recruiting for one permanent full time Senior Geographic Information Systems Technician. This position functions as a part of a team to map the County operated water and wastewater utilities and to provide Environmental Engineering and Utilities staff the GIS support necessary in the maintenance and development of these utilities. The Department of Public Works and Facilities maintains over 300 miles of water and wastewater pipe to provide water and wastewater service for 65 square miles of unincorporated Placer County. For more information about the Department of Public Works and Facilities, please click here.
Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here.
To assist in the overall database management of the Geographic Information System; to create and maintain maps and other geographic source data by manual and automated means for use by County departments and other public agencies, consultants and contractors and the public; to create and maintain assigned aspects of the Geographic Information System (GIS) database; to analyze GIS data and information; and to generate maps and reports as requested.
This is the advanced journey level class in the Geographic Information Technician series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including technical and functional supervision of technical and clerical staff and performance of difficult and complex mapping, drafting and related geographic information system duties. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.
Receives direction from an assigned supervisor.
Exercises technical and functional supervision over less experienced technical and clerical staff.
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience: Two years of responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to those of a Geographic Information Technician II in Placer County.
Training: Equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited college with major course work in cartography, GIS or a related field. Must have completed college-level courses and/or professional training seminars in ESRI applications.
License or Certificate
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department.
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.