THE CITY OF FRESNO is currently seeking individuals who are experienced with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and who are customer service driven. The GIS Specialist performs technical work related to the use and maintenance of the City GIS, including updates to parcel, utility and other GIS layers and the expansion of GIS as necessary.
The incumbents will coordinate with key staff in various departments to perform data analysis, update data and maps, and provide general mapping expertise. Additionally, the incumbents will develop procedures, distribute data to users and performs related work as required. The GIS Specialist is a stand-alone class with an expertise in mapping and relational databases.
The ideal candidate for these positions will have knowledge of ArcMap, ARCGIS, Autodesk Map, and ARCGISSERVER. GIS Specialist positions are utilized in various city departments. Therefore, the eligible list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future vacancies in multiple departments. Currently there is a position in the SOLID WASTE DIVISION of the Department of Public Utilities
These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify.
TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in geography, engineering, land surveying or a closely related field;
AND EXPERIENCE: Three years of full time increasingly responsible experience operating, implementing and maintaining automated mapping and/or Geographic Information Systems (GIS); OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Eligibles certified for consideration for this position will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno. This position requires the possession of a valid driver's license. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record.
The examination process may consist of the following:
APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying Only: Applications which meet the minimum qualifications will be reviewed and a limited number of the MOST qualified candidates will be invited to the Oral Examination. Selection of the most qualified candidates will be based upon those applications demonstrating the greatest breadth and depth of applicable education, experience, skills and training. Therefore, applicants are urged to submit sufficiently detailed information in their application materials for a proper evaluation.
ORAL EXAMINATION - 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job related oral exam to evaluate a candidate's training, experience, and personal traits for this position. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The Oral Exam date is tentatively scheduled for the week of OCTOBER 16, 2017.
Veteran’s Preference Regulations
Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points. Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested.
Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created.
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We welcome applicants of any race, gender, religion, ancestry or disability. For more information please refer to our Career Opportunities web page on the City of Fresno web site.
Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the City of Fresno Personnel Department prior to the date of the applicable examination.
Additional Salary Information: Monthly salary is listed as $5,326 - $6,428 per month.
The City of Fresno is currently accepting applications for Solid Waste Safety and Training Specialist. Under general supervision, incumbents assess the safety and training needs of the Solid Waste Management Division; designs and implements training programs to meet identified needs. Investigate accidents/injuries and develop safety measures to correct unsafe work practices.
The Solid Waste ...Management Division strives to ensure the preservation of our community's environment, collect and manage Green Waste, Refuse and Recyclables in a professional, safe and efficient manner through teamwork, education and high quality service. The Solid Waste Safety and Training Specialist position significantly contributes to meeting this mission through encouraging safe operations of and for waste collection drivers.