GIS/CAD Technician, Pechanga Tribal Government

P.O. Box 1477, Temecula, CA 92593

Under general supervision the GIS/CAD Technician position will perform technical Geographic Information System (GIS) system analysis, data input and maintenance, and creation of new databases. In addition perform technical manual and computer aided drafting of various maps. Performs technical input including editing and digitizing to produce a wide variety of maps, reports and other related products. The position will consist of using both GIS and CAD software, 70% of the work will be GIS work with the occasional CAD project needing to be performed. A background in Water distribution systems is a plus. This position reports to the GIS Manager.


  1. Maintenance and updating of GIS Data
  2. Prepare detailed drawings, layouts, sketches, maps, and graphic representations of architectural designs by hand or using CAD software.
  3. Convert GIS and CAD data
  4. GPS field work and data collection
  5. Map production in Arc Map
  6. Database production and update

Education and Experience:


  • 2 Years of professional GIS experience
  • GIS certificate may substitute for one year of GIS experience.
  • 1 year professional Auto CAD experience
  • Ability to work independently on multifaceted projects.
  • Ability to work with multiple departments.


  • Experience working with Water Systems and using GIS water system models is a plus.
  • Course work at a technical or vocational school, in geographic information systems, geography, planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, computer science, or a related field, or two years of experience working with geographic information systems. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Read and interpret legal descriptions.
  • Use graphic instructions such as blueprints, layouts or other visual aids.
  • Read and use zoning maps, quarter-section maps, land use maps, single line maps, and aerial maps.
  • Travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces when conducting field inspections or performing survey work.
  • Enter data into a computer terminal, PC, or other keyboard device requiring continuous or repetitive arm-hand-eye movement.
  • Present facts clearly and accurately in graphic form.

$42,000 – 46,000 per year (DOQ)

How to Apply
Please Send Resume to Barbra Turner, HR Director: