GIS Analyst II (19975652)

City of Roseville, CA
Published
February 13, 2020
Location
Roseville, California
Job Type

Description

Location
311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678

Description
FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications until closing at 5 pm, March 4, 2020
IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.
THE POSITION
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and Full-time position of GIS Analyst II in the Environmental Utilities Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 -5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.
The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.
THE CITY
The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following CORe Competencies as part of the City's culture:

  • Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
  • Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
  • Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one's own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
  • Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
  • Collaborate inclusively: Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
  • Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
  • Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.

DEFINITION
To perform professional level work in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) management and analysis; to create maps and reports by manual and automated means; and to create and maintain specialized GIS databases related to assigned areas of responsibility.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the journey level class within the Geographic Information System Analyst series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Analyze a variety of GIS data and prepare associated reports for use by assigned department; analyze, review, and ensure accuracy of mapping and related data prepared by lower level personnel or consultants for inclusion in various reports.
  • Design and/or modify GIS programming as necessary to accommodate the needs of a variety of users; verify accuracy of digitized data to ensure accuracy and quality of automated information.
  • Develop and design databases related to GIS database mapping functions and mapping layers.
  • Coordinate with Information Technology personnel to ensure network connections to City-wide GIS server; make related recommendations.
  • Coordinate GIS functions and uses with other departments, other agencies/jurisdictions, engineers, developers, and the general public; provide support to departments, agencies, and the public regarding GIS and identify and resolve related concerns.
  • Develop and document procedures for use of GIS functionalities; prepare related protocols; provide related training to a variety of GIS users.
  • Participate in emergency preparedness planning and implementation activities to facilitate the work of City departments, other public and social service agencies; provide information and training regarding GIS functions related to emergency situations.
  • Monitor GIS database performance against established standards; detect and troubleshoot problems.
  • Update a variety of maps, including utility, zoning, reference, topographic, political boundary, parcel and address maps.
  • Read and interpret civil plans and specifications for extraction of data to GIS Utility system and data layers; use GIS to analyze data for engineering/planning purposes.
  • Prepare Improvement Plans for the repair, rehabilitation, or construction of Public Improvement.
  • Prepare maps, line drawings, color graphics, charts, graphs, architectural renderings and other documents or materials for use in brochures, reports and presentations to the City Council, boards and commissions, and other public agencies.
  • Prepare, code, and digitize maps and geographic feature data into the GIS database following established procedures and sequences to update layers within the system.
  • Participate, as assigned, in City committees and groups to provide input to GIS planning and implementation strategies and work plans; provide technical assistance as needed.
  • Work with City departments and other agencies in developing, implementing, and maintaining a City-wide address database program.
  • Utilize Global Position System (GPS) equipment to acquire and record GIS positional and attribute data.
  • Assist in development of policies and procedures; oversee implementation and enforcement of policies and procedures.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and computer operating systems.
  • Algebra, geometry and trigonometry, especially as related to computation of distances, angles and areas.
  • Computer aided drafting and mapping tools and programs, including AutoCAD software, ESRI-based GIS software (for example, ARC/INFO, ArcView) and related applications.
  • Records storage and handling techniques.
  • Customer service principles.
  • Methods of advanced research, analysis, and management related to GIS system applications and databases.

Ability to:

  • Perform professional level work in GIS database and system management and analysis.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
  • Design and develop sequential processing of tasks and perform spatial analysis.
  • Analyze, diagnose, and troubleshoot GIS database application problems.
  • Train or instruct GIS users in access to and use of the database system.
  • Research sources of geographic data; collect, interpret and integrate data from various sources to prepare map manuscripts and reports.
  • Prepare a variety of reports and maintain accurate records and files.
  • Work weekends or evenings, as required.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Independently perform professional level work in GIS management and analysis and related databases.
  • Prepare written protocols for difficult and complex GIS system and database usage.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Experience:
Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to that of a Geographic Information System Analyst I with the City of Roseville.
Training:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in geographic information systems, computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California drivers' license by date of appointment.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
1. Your responses to questions 2-3, the applicant's education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the "Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your "Work Experience" section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.

  • Yes
  • No

2. Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work? If so, please list below which ones.
3. How many years of experience do you have performing professional level work in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) management and analysis?

  • Less than 2 year
  • 2-3 Years
  • 3-4 Years
  • 4-5 Years
  • 5-6 Years
  • 6+ Years

4. Describe your experience, if any, utilizing CAD, GIS or civil plan sets for underground utility systems (Water, Wastewater, Storm Water or Electric).
5. Describe any experience integrating outside systems data into GIS or vice versa. Describe your role in the design, implementation or maintenance of this data.
6. Summarize any experience you may have with ArcGIS Online and designing field applications.
SELECTION PROCESS
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant's experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.
THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.

Benefits
For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here. This position is in Local 39.

Special Instructions
The following options apply to the evaluation of college degrees from countries outside the United States:
Educational background from a foreign country may be evaluated by an accredited United States college or university listed on the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Post-Secondary Institutions and Programs website.
Verification of degree equivalency may be obtained from organizations that provide foreign education credential evaluation services. The City of Roseville will accept verification from any of listed member agencies found at www.naces.org
A copy of the foreign credential evaluation verification must be attached to the employment application.
Applicants who do not provide this verification will be eliminated from further consideration.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone:
(916)774-5475

Contact email:
recruitment@roseville.ca.us

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