Temporary GIS Specialist I - (P)

County of Riverside

Job Requisition: 21646-1A

Location: Riverside, CA

Category: Other - Other

Updated: about 1 year ago


Under supervision, performs technical Geographic Information System (GIS) input, including editing and digitizing; produces a wide variety of map reports and other related products; and performs other related duties as required. The GIS Specialist I is the first professional level classification in the GIS Specialist series and reports to a Supervising GIS Specialist. Incumbents are expected to perform basic and routine duties where the majority of the duties can be learned in a brief period of time, are clearly defined, and have established guidelines which require minimal interpretation. The GIS Specialist I is distinguished from the GIS Specialist II in that the latter class performs the full scope of assignments and works more independently. Advancement to the next level is obtained by competitive selection through an open recruitment. .


Update GIS data layers; research and compile data from record maps, land grants, and deeds for survey monument histories, boundary locations, subdivisions, right of way, street names, easements, and facility locations. Prepare various graphic maps, diagrams, exhibits, and displays; develop simple macros and applications utilizing GIS software to perform assigned work. Operate and maintain various GIS related hardware (e.g., plotters, scanners, digitizer, UNIX, Windows NT, or DOS based workstations). .


OPTION I Education: None required. Experience: One year as a GIS Specialist Trainee with Riverside County. OPTION II Education: None required. Experience: Two years of sub-professional or professional GIS experience. (Completion of GIS, automated mapping, land surveying, geography, cartography, or computer science related coursework from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to one year of the required experience on the basis of 30 semester or 45 quarter units equaling one year of experience.) ALL OPTIONS Knowledge of: Mathematics, including the elementary principles of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and statistics as applied to sub-professional engineering and GIS related work. Ability to: Learn the techniques and practices involved in assigned GIS work; perform mathematical computations; keep clear and accurate notes; do simple drafting; understand and follow oral and written directions; work cooperatively with others. .


License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License may be required. .


For the first 1,000 hours of work in a fiscal year, the employee is enrolled in and contributes to the County Temporary/Part-Time Employees' Retirement Plan, which is a 401(a) defined benefit pension plan. The County also contributes to the 401(a) on behalf of the employee. During this time, neither the employee nor the County pays into Social Security, and the employee is not enrolled in CalPERS. After 1,000 hours of work in any fiscal year, the employee and County stop contributing to the 401(a) and begin to pay into Social Security. The employee is also enrolled in CalPERS and begins to make contributions. .


This recruitment is open to all applicants. Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Department/Agency may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County. .


This position will remain open until filled. The preliminary closing date for this posting is until filled, however postings may close at any time. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted. Applications must be submitted through Job Gateway at http://www.rc-hr.com/Careers/JobGateway.aspx Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application. Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Upload a copy of any license(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your Job Gateway account. Based on the number of applications received, this posting may close without notice. .


If you are a veteran, a spouse of a 100% disabled veteran, or a surviving spouse of a veteran who died of service-connected causes, submit a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) to the Human Resources Department at [email protected] For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. All documentation referenced above should be submitted to [email protected] before this job posting expires. Please remember that you will need to resubmit your Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22), and a copy of your letter of disability (if applicable) for some public safety positions even if you have submitted one in the past to the County of Riverside. .


Riverside County's Temporary Assignment Program is committed to providing the highest level of customer service as we respond to the County of Riverside's temporary staffing needs. Our in-house temporary employment program conducts business similar to a temporary staffing agency. Some of the services the Temporary Assignment Program offers include: recruitment, physical examination including drug/alcohol screening, skills testing, a background check, interviews and a customized orientation. Recruiting qualified applicants and meeting our client's staffing needs are our top priority. A wide variety of temporary assignments are available to qualified applicants who meet the County's requirements. .


For specific questions regarding this position, contact the recruiter Veronica Rodriguez at [email protected] Benefits and detailed job description information is available for all Riverside County classifications on the job descriptions page at http://rc-hr.com/Careers/JobDescriptions.aspx. Information regarding employment requirements, including pre-employment drug/alcohol test, background check, physical exam, initial probationary period is available at www.rc-hr.com. Procedures for reasonable accommodation, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), may be found at http://dao.rc-hr.com. ~ Applications must be submitted through the Riverside County Job Gateway System. ~ Current County Employees must use their Employee Self-Service Account to apply. ~ All other applicants must apply using https://jobs.co.riverside.ca.us   The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor. Riverside County offers diversity that few locations can match. To find out more, please visit http://www.countyofriverside.us .
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