The Sacramento Suburban Water District (SSWD), located in Sacramento, California, is a publicly owned and operated water utility formed in 2002. SSWD provides water to over 194,000 customers from 70 operational groundwater wells. SSWD is looking to fill a current job opening position – Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician I/II.

Under general supervision, the GIS Technician I/II performs a variety of technical office and field work duties related to the creation and maintenance of maps and/or data, tables, graphs, and other geographic source data through the use of assigned GIS.

Typical tasks include:

  • Producing maps, tables, and graphs for internal and external use; performing GIS maintenance responsibilities with Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) and ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro software, including incorporating new electronic data into existing map layers, making data corrections, performing quality control, and developing and maintaining associated base map control.
  • Updating water facility GIS data using ESRI software as necessary to include as-built and redline information from the field and other staff.
  • Entering valve and service locations into the GIS mapping system using ESRI software.
  • Coordinating with key staff in various departments to create tabular data, or perform data analysis, update data and maps, and generate a variety of specific cartographic and thematic maps, and exhibits.

All interested candidates must apply through the Sacramento Suburban Water District website at

For more information, please see the job posting Job Announcement – GIS Tech I_II – 10.11.22.

Please note that this recruitment will close Tuesday, October 25, 2022.