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Organization: Contra Costa County
Location: Marintez, CA
Application Deadline: 2017-08-25
Posted: 2017-08-11

Position Description:

Contra Costa County is recruiting experienced IT professionals interested in a career opportunity as a Geographic Information Systems Technician in the Department of Information Technology located in Martinez, CA.
As a Geographic Information Systems Technician, you will be responsible for creating, revising, manipulating and maintain spatial database records used with the County’s Geographic Information System. You will work in a team environment and assist the business users and IT staff with their GIS system needs and implement comprehensive geographic and land information systems.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following:
• Implementing and maintaining GIS data, map records, databases and applications
• Applying principles of digitizing, data conversion and cartography to produce maps, databases and reports
• Knowledge of Geographic systems hardware, software, applications and databases

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:
• Thrives in a team environment and adapts easily to varied and changing priorities
• Committed to providing excellent customer service
• Keeps abreast of GIS technology, products and business trends

To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr.
The eligible list established as a result of this examination will remain in effect for six (6) months.

Tentative Oral Exam: September 21, 2017

Education: Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units in computer-aided drafting, geographic studies, computer science and related technical subjects or closely related field.
Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties directly related to the GIS systems maintenance, technical support, troubleshooting, implementation, administration; automated map drafting, or GIS database maintenance and administration.
Substitution for education: Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out-of-state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.

All applicants are required to submit a copy of a college or university transcript at the time of application demonstrating completion of the required units specified above. Applicants who have attended a foreign or non-U.S. accredited university or college must provide verification of education evaluation completed by an educational evaluation service affiliated with the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES).

Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.