Job Detail

Organization: City of Rocklin
Title: GIS Analyst I/II
Location: Rocklin, CA 95677

Posted: 2023-08-18
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

GIS Analyst I/II


Rocklin Corporation Yard - 4081 Alvis Court Rocklin, 95677



GIS Analyst I: $67,618 - $93,212
GIS Analyst II: $82,385 - $113,569


Under direction, the GIS Analyst I/II applies knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to a variety of projects for analytical purposes; designs, compiles, and analyzes data; prepares data analysis, maps, and mapping applications for various City departments and the general public. Examples of duties are:

• Conducts complex spatial/surface analysis using a variety of modules and GIS software; utilizes multiple databases and GIS software to perform spatial analysis for more difficult special projects working with a team of users, from the City and other organizations, involving a major policy area or concern.
• Meets with users to define data needs, project requirements, project output, and/or develop applications; analyzes GIS needs of City departments and implements GIS programs, databases, and related products for City departments and outside agencies; prepares and coordinates project scopes, procedure flow-charts, and schedules with customers and programmers.
• Conducts Global Positioning Systems (GPS) surveying and data post-processing or GIS database development efforts.
• Creates and edits geospatial data, using GPS and digitizing techniques; creates and edits maps, integrating a range of data formats, and using state-of-the-art technology.
• Creates GIS software programming applications.
• Interfaces and serves as liaison with clients in the serving of special requests and operational issues; ensures that GIS products are delivered within a timeframe acceptable to the client; coordinates advanced level support and expertise for more difficult GIS applications.


Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

GIS Analyst I

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Cartography, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field


One year of full time experience using AutoCAD, ERSI-based GIS software applications, databases and other relevant computer software, programs, and databases.

GIS Analyst II

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Cartography, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field


Three (3) years of experience working in a GIS related field, including experience with a wide variety of geographic information system applications.


Two (2) years of experience performing duties similar to those of a Geographic Systems Analyst I with the City of Rocklin.

Licenses and Certifications

A valid California Class C driver license or higher with a satisfactory driving record is required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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Medical/Retiree Health
A variety of plans are offered through CalPERS. The City contributes up to $1,200 per month to active employees and eligible retirees, and the employee pays the difference.

Dental and Vision
City-paid for employee and dependents.

Flex Credit
The City shall provide each employee with a flex credit of $1,800 per fiscal year for any benefit covered under the Cafeteria Plan. The flex credit is prorated and paid over 24 benefit pay periods.

Health Coverage Reduction Incentive
Employees with less than full family coverage for health, dental, and vision may receive incentive pay of $75 - $250 per month.

Leave Accruals

• Sick Leave: 12 days per year
• Vacation: 15 days for the first year, progresses up to 27 days based upon years of service
• Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year

Retirement - CalPERS

• Classic Members 2% @ 55
• PEPRA Members 2% @ 62

Deferred Compensation
Rocklin offers optional programs for employee participation (457 plans)


• Life Insurance and AD&D: City paid $50,000
• Long-Term Disability: Coverage is 50% of monthly salary up to $6,000 per month

Special Instructions

• Apply at While always welcome, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of an official City application. The application must be completed in its entirely.
• All required documents must be attached to the application; missing documents may be submitted until the final filing date. Human Resources will not accept documents after the final filing date.
• Candidates must pass a LiveScan background check prior to appointment.
• The City of Rocklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
• This job classification may require a pre-employment medical screening which includes testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone:
Contact email:
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