Position title
GIS Specialist Trainee-Requisition#2378

This position is under the direct supervision of the Planning Director (“Director”), to perform entry level field duties as a Geographic Information System (“GIS”) Specialist Trainee. Under general supervision, the intern collects and integrates field-based data for various Tribal assets; creates and maintains geospatial data utilizing the Tribe’s GIS software and asset management system; collaborates with the Tribe’s Cultural Committee as well as staff from various departments within the Tribe; and assists with developing work plans and daily schedules to meet the goals for the project. Successful candidate must have knowledge of quantitative data analysis; basic principles of mathematics, geography, and cartography; of good communication and organizational skills; ability to learn ArcGIS and MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Access etc.). Must have ability to use G.I.S. related software, mapping, spreadsheet and word processing programs; read and understand technical reports, maps, drawings and specifications; prepare narrative reports, perform mathematical calculations and sort/file documents; maintain accurate records; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


1. Must be a High School Graduate or equivalent.
2. Basic knowledge of mapping techniques and methods, a plus.
3. Must have basic computer skills.


1. Continuously throughout employment, must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s license and maintain insurability under the Tribe’s vehicle insurance policy.
2. Able to complete a course in Knowledge of ArcGIS Pro.



All positions require applicant be at least 18 years of age. Those selected for a position are subject to a background investigation, drug screening and possible participation in the DMV Pull Program. References will be checked.

Employment Type
Base Salary
$17.70 Per hour
Date posted
May 13, 2021

To learn more detailed information about the position duties and requirements, please contact Human Resources Department at (760)541-521

Job Location
66-725 Martinez Road, Thermal, 92274
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Position: GIS Specialist Trainee-Requisition#2378