Geographic Information Systems Specialist I/II

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Our vision is simple – to transform how Silicon Valley travels.

Mineta San Jose International Airport is proud to offer an exciting opportunity for a team member who is motivated to shape the future of the Airport. The Airport team is passionate about all our Airport has to offer to the Silicon Valley and is seeking a professional who will share this passion. This great work environment makes this an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated and results-oriented individual who will like to join our Airport team to work hard toward our strategic vision.

Under the direction of the Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialist, the position of Geographic Information Systems Specialist performs an integral role as a member of the Planning & Development Division of the Airport Department. This position is a data-focused position that will be responsible for creating, managing, and ensuring the integrity of enterprise GIS datasets as well as providing ongoing support for Enterprise and Airport departmental GIS projects and applications.

To apply, please complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.  The final filing date for this job announcement is September 23, 2021.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience

Geographic Information Systems Specialist I – A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Physical Science, Geography, Urban Planning or closely related field. A GIS or GISP certificate from a certifying body acceptable to the City of San José is highly desirable.

Geographic Information Systems Specialist II –A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Physical Science, Geography, Urban Planning or closely related field AND one (1) year of increasingly responsible experience in computer programming, geographic information systems or transportation planning. A GIS or GISP certificate from a certifying body acceptable to the City of San José is highly desirable

Acceptable Substitution

Geographic Information Systems Specialist II – Possession of a valid GIS or GISP certificate from a certifying body acceptable to the City of San José may be substituted for the one (1) year of experience in computer programming, geographic information systems or transportation planning

Required Licensing (such as driver’s license, certifications, etc.)

Possession of a valid State of California driver’s license may be required for some assignments.

Employment Eligibility

Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.  Candidates are required to satisfactorily complete and pass a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check prior to being considered for a position in this class at the Airport. This Airport position requires a background check and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check. The candidate must be fingerprinted and qualify under all applicable TSA and Airport regulations.

To apply for this job please visit sanjoseca.taleo.net.

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