City of Fresno
Published
June 20, 2022
Location
Fresno, California
Job Type
  • Full-time
Category
  • Mid-Level (5-10 years)

Description

SALARY: $6,521– $7,870/month

THE POSITION
GIS Specialists perform under general supervision advanced technical work related to the analysis, use, development, and maintenance of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The incumbents will work with key staff in various departments to perform a variety of complex GIS-related work; including, GIS technical support, spatial data analysis, updating data and maps, and providing general mapping expertise.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The following applies to applicants who apply on or after 10/14/2021:
As required by Emergency Order 2021-02, section 7.8, newly hired City employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement
(e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before appointment or onboarding with the City, or agree to weekly COVID-19 testing when required by the City. The City will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

PAY, BENEFITS, AND WORK SCHEDULE
UNIT 3 Classification - The Fresno City Employees Association, Inc. (FCEA)
3% salary increase, effective June 19, 2023

RETIREMENT: Fresno City Retirement System, is one of the best-funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. The City does not participate in Social Security.
Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service.
HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental, and vision for employees and dependents.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Increase your retirement savings with The City's 457 plan.
VACATION LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 6 months.
SICK LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthdays and two (2) personal days.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Provided through the California SDI program.

REQUIREMENTS

- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in geography, engineering, land surveying, or a closely related field; and three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience operating, implementing, and maintaining automated mapping and/or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

The selected eligible candidates certified will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

ORAL EXAM - 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral examination to evaluate a candidate's knowledge of principles and methods used to develop GIS mapping, AutoCAD, ARC/INFO, and Arc View; ability to utilize GIS Technology, develop, implement, and modify computer systems, analyze, interpret and explain technical GIS policies and procedures, and maintain effective working relationships or other topics related to a candidate's training, experience and qualifications for the position of Geographic Information System Specialist. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.

***HOW TO APPLY***
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

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