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Research Data Analyst II (JC-426945)

GIS Maintenance Analyst II 

Research Data Analyst II 


Job Control: JC-426945

Classification: Research Data Analyst II 

Annual Salary: $75,180.00 - $94,176.00

Apply by: 4/30/2024

All applications must be submitted through the external link on Calcareers.


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About the Position:


Under the general supervision of a Senior Landscape Architect (Sr.LA), the incumbent is the District 11 (D11) Division of Maintenance Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst II for the District Vegetation and Water Management Program. The incumbent independently performs a wide variety of complex GIS work for mapping, displaying, and reporting the vegetation and water management work funded by Maintenance and providing geospatial information to the Headquarters (HQ) Maintenance Office of Vegetation and Wildfire Management on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Vegetation and Water Management Program work to be converted to GIS data includes Maintenance field activities reported in Integrated Maintenance Management System (IMMS) (primarily C, E and G Families), such as landscaped areas, vegetation management strips, natural vegetation areas, and tree work. The incumbent also is responsible for service contracts, interagency agreements, converting various units of measure to “acres treated” to align with the performance metrics in the Maintenance Strategic Plan (MSP), the Caltrans Strategic Management Plan (SMP), and the Governor’s Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force. Furthermore, the incumbent has primary District responsibility for mapping, displaying, and converting the District Vegetation and Water Management Plan, and extracting information from IMMS for the continued development and maintenance of the Division's GIS Program.

The position assists in the implementation and maintenance of GIS databases, capabilities, and services for the Division of Maintenance and emergency response activities. The incumbent assists in the design, testing, integration, and deployment of spatial and non-spatial databases as well as GIS web-based applications for Vegetation Management Program and other sections in the Division of Maintenance, and Departmental use. The incumbent may have lead responsibilities, work on multidisciplinary teams, or have primary responsibilities for a project or support activity. The GIS Maintenance Analyst represents the District, Division and Department on various GIS steering committees and technical working groups on matters relating to vegetation management. The Governor’s Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force includes a Monitoring and Reporting Working Group, CALFIRE Fire Resource and Planning (FRAP) enterprise GIS and governance efforts. The incumbent is a technical support liaison and promotes knowledge and use of GIS technology, data governance, and data quality best practices within the Division. The incumbent often works with sensitive and confidential data used for GIS analysis and products for the highest levels in the Department involving policy and strategic matters.


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