employment offers are based on successful completion of any pre-appointment
background investigation, drug testing, and medical/psychological evaluation.
This recruitment requires the completion
of a supplemental questionnaire. You must submit your response to the
supplemental questions with your application.
ABOUT THE POSITION: Under general
direction, plans, administers and coordinates all mapping activities of the
Assessorís Department; assists in formulating department policies and
procedures; manages the CAD/GIS system; supervises and evaluates mapping and
plan and coordinate all computer related activities for the mapping section;
creates complex maps using CAD/GIS; creates complex digital graphics as needed;
performs digital conversion between various media types; performs the
automation of graphic data using digitizing or coordinate geometry methods;
performs or directs detailed CAD/GIS programming functions; performs detailed
computer file maintenance functions; performs computer hardware/software
analysis and makes recommendations; identifies and interprets aerial
photographs; writes RFPís for various mapping projects; reviews work for compliance
with established standards, procedures and legal mandates; prepares reports;
coordinates the tax rate area system; reviews deeds, subdivision maps, surveys
and other information pertinent to the creation and maintenance of cadastral
and specialized maps; interprets the effect of road and highway plans on real
property; makes technical computations; assists public at the counter and on
the telephone; develops and implements the training of Cadastral Mapping
Systems Specialists and other staff; may perform public speaking duties;
delegates work of Cadastral Mapping Systems Specialists; coordinates work flow
with other Assessorís Office Sections; monitors and evaluates Cadastral Mapping
Systems Specialists and other employees; performs other related work as
Knowledge of: CAD/GIS
computer operation applied to cadastral mapping; computer programming; computer
file management; principles of surveying; assessment identification systems,
geometric and trigonometric functions; legal description theory; real estate
principles and appraisal, techniques of digital graphic arts; elements of
cartography; legal mandates and principles related to cadastral mapping;
principles of supervision; principles of office management including budgeting,
scheduling and policy.
Ability to: Direct and
manage the CAD/GIS system; complex tasks on a CAD/GIS workstation; perform
detailed investigations into difficult property ownership and chain of title;
read and interpret property descriptions of a complex nature; perform
mathematical calculations; think clearly and logically; speak and write
clearly, concisely and effectively; work effectively with the public;
efficiently implement changes in policy and procedure.
Graduation from an accredited four year college with a degree in cartography,
geographic studies, engineering, surveying, architecture or closely related
field and 2 years of experience equivalent to a Cadastral Mapping Systems
Specialist III Or B: Two years of college coursework, including at
least 12 semester/18 quarter units in CAD/GIS studies, drafting, engineering,
surveying, architecture, or a closely related field (job related experience in
an Assessorís Office or experience interpreting legal descriptions and/or
preparing CAD/GIS drawings may be substituted for the required education on a
year-for-year basis); plus 2 years of experience equivalent to a Cadastral
Mapping Systems Specialist III.
This class specification generally describes the
duties and responsibilities characteristic of the position(s) within this
class. The duties of a particular position within a multi-position class
may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.
Accordingly, the essential duties of a particular position (whether it be a multi-position class or a single-position class) will
be identified and used by medical examiners and hiring authorities in the
selection process. This information will also be made available for
review at the time of any recruitment for that position and at such other times
as reasonably required.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATES: A valid driver
license may be required at the time of application. When a driver license
is a condition of employment, a valid CALIFORNIA driver license is required at
the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
IN ADDITION: This class
specification generally describes the duties and responsibilities
characteristic of the position(s) within this class. Duties of a particular
position within a multi-position class may vary from the duties of other
positions within the class. Accordingly, the essential functions of a
particular position (whether it be a multi-position
class or a single-position class) will be identified and used by medical examiners
and hiring authorities in the selection process. If you have questions
regarding the duties or the working conditions of the position, please contact
the Human Resources Department.
will be notified 2-4 weeks after the final filing deadline. However, some recruitments may take less or more time depending on the
type of exam and number of applicants. Notifications will be posted on-line on
the Applicant Status Board for each phase of the recruitment process and will
be sent by US mail and/or email. Therefore, notify the Human Resources
Department of any mailing or email address changes for all applications
The examination process will include a competitive examination consisting
of an evaluation of job-related education and experience through one of the
following methods of testing: A) competitive application rating, based solely
on application information presented OR B) oral board rating as determined by
an interview panel OR C) application screening and an oral board rating OR D)
any combination thereof. In any case, the evaluation will be weighted
100% in determining a candidateís placement on the eligible list.
Applicants are urged to submit sufficiently detailed information in their application
materials for proper qualification evaluation. The hiring
department will be provided a list of the top nine ranks of eligible candidates
and one additional rank for each vacancy. The hiring department may hire any of
the candidates certified to the department. Veterans and disabled
veterans preference points will be assigned when applicable. Please note: any
part of this selection process may be waived or changed as deemed appropriate
by the Human Resources Department at any point during the recruitment. Eligible
lists may be used to fill regular, limited term or temporary positions.
employees are required to complete an INS Employment Eligibility Verification
form to certify citizenship or legal residency and authorization to work.
Essential functions of a job for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities
Act will be determined prior to the filling of each vacant position. A reasonable effort will be made to
accommodate the needs of the disabled and the religious needs of an applicant.
If you require special arrangements to participate in the recruitment process,
you must inform the County Human Resources Department in writing of the type
and extent of accommodation no later than the final filing deadline.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE