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GIS Coordinator

Rialto, CA, USA
GIS Coordinator
Salary $76,856 to $108,160
Application deadline: August 31, 2017

Application Procedure
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Under general direction of the Engineering Services Manager, to perform a wide variety of routine to complex technical duties in developing, implementing, maintaining and supporting the District’s Geographic Information System (GIS); and to perform other related duties as required.

•Performs GIS data capturing, data conversion, and data entry work using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software; maintains integrity of data base using quality control procedures.

•Designs and produces GIS map applications for the District’s website using ArcGIS Server/ArcGIS Online.

•Uploads data into District’s GIS database from various sources; visually audits uploaded information for errors or inconsistency.

•Inputs information into the GIS database from as-built plans using COGO and information provided by field personnel.

•Updates land use, parcel and street centerline information as required based on city and county general plans.

•Designs, creates, and updates GIS database and layers using hard copy maps, digital data conversion, survey and GPS.

•Uploads Global Positioning System (GPS) data collected in the field into the GIS database.

•Receives and formats data records and/or facilitates transfer of electronic files into GIS from AutoCAD.

•Generates a variety of specific, presentation-quality maps for meetings and reports; produces system atlas maps.

•Coordinates and collaborates with other departments to ensure the District’s GIS goals and objectives are met.

•Assists with the creation of technical reports that supports daily and ongoing project activities.

•Makes recommendations and implements GIS solutions.

•Coordinates the planning, implementation, and maintenance of all GIS components: develop, coordinate, implement, and maintain databases for GIS; install and maintain software; administer and monitor maintenance contracts and license agreements for GIS system software. Administers the implementation, operation and maintenance of GIS-related hardware including plotter, scanner, and GPS equipment.

•Coordinates integration of GIS with other District functions/databases such as customer billing, meter reading, and asset management.

•Develops and maintains GIS applications for staff.

•Provide training and assistance to other staff members on GIS.

•Writes programs/scripts to automate GIS processes and workflows.

•Participates in District safety meetings.

•Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes:

A bachelor’s degree in engineering, geography or information technology; and

A minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible GIS support experience in an Engineering Department or organization, preferably including record keeping and developing and maintaining GIS maps, layers and databases.


Possession of a Certificate of Completion of a formal course of instruction in the use of ARCGIS software at a recognized college, university, or an accredited trade school or vocational school.

Certified Geographic Information System Professional (GISP) is preferred.

West Valley Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. West Valley Water District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, or ancestry.

NOTE: The information contained in this job announcement is in abbreviated form. This is NOT an offer of employment and is NOT a complete list of the terms and conditions which affect District employment. Person selected for employment will be required to pass a medical examination, which includes drug screening. They will also be required to present documents establishing personal identity and the legal right to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of this process. If any accommodations are needed during the interview process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

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West Valley Water District
855 W. Base Line
Rialto, CA, 92377 USA


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