Modesto Irrigation District

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An hour of travel will take you to Sacramento, the Delta or to one of five reservoirs. You’ll find even more opportunities close by. Just a couple of hours in the car gets you to the ocean or the mountains. Yosemite National Park, Monterey and San Francisco are easy day trip destinations.

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2 job(s) at Modesto Irrigation District

Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Nov 14, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the IT Applications Support Department, Information Technology Division, to analyze, design, develop, test, and maintain solutions and enterprise applications including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Advanced Meter Infrastructure(AMI) systems. Perform configuration of the control system/SCADA databases and construction (linking) of the real time single lines and overview displays used for control, monitor and maintaining of the electric grid. Perform analysis, and provide recommendations to address database and display issues as they relate to the operation. Either implement or work with the maintenance team to implement tools and utilities in order to enhance and automate the generation of databases, displays, real time calculations and configuration of devices. Establish standards for database and display convention, layout and organization. Write code in the c programming language to fill in gaps of functionality not provided by current SCADA-EMS system. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Programmer Analyst III or Programmer Analyst IV) based on thequalifications of the successful candidate. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and ClericalBargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Programmer Analyst III/IV vacancies that may occur within the District through November 13, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: PROGRAMMER ANALYST III : Perform single activities in support of information technologies, which may include assisting in developing, designing, modifying and maintaining software for applications. Activities may apply to applications software in support of various enterprise information systems including Customer Information Systems, Financial Information Systems, Human Resource Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Meter Data Management Systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), and Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI). Perform simultaneous activities in support of information technologies. This includes developing, designing, modifying and maintaining software for moderately complex applications having multiple components or interrelationships with other software. PROGRAMMER ANALYST IV: In addition to duties described in Programmer Analyst III, perform many simultaneous and interconnecting activities in support of information technologies. This includes organizing and providing lead support for a project team in the development, design, and maintenance of software for highly complex applications; conducting feasibility studies and ensuring that projects are completed within time and cost constraints. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics or closely related field. Experience: Program Analyst III: Five (5) years of related programming/analysis experience. Program Analyst IV: Seven (7) years of responsible programming/analysis experience. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of programming languages and environments utilizing structured techniques; system analysis, statistical methods, principles and techniques of programming and applicable programming software. Ability to create, adapt, integrate and deploy software to solve problems and enable new opportunities; update, modify, test and repair existing software to ensure continued utility; identify, test and monitor how problems affect function and performance; adapt, combine and improve existing products, processes and programs; contribute to and influence decisions regarding division policies and procedures. PROGRAMMER ANALYST III : In addition to the knowledge and abilities described above, ability to propose and implement solutions as appropriate. assist management in organizational planning. PROGRAMMER ANALYST IV : In addition to the knowledge and abilities described above, ability to define projects, organize a project team and direct project activities. Ability to work collaboratively and negotiate as needed to ensure the effective identification and resolution of issues having very complex systemic genesis or impact and to avoid competing with or jeopardizing other established priorities. Ability to contribute to and influence decisions regarding division policies and procedures; assist management in organizational planning. Progression for each level of Programmer Analyst will be based on proficiency in categories defined in the Information Technology Skill Comparison for Programmer Analysts Matrix. Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Application screening will begin on or after Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to assist in planning and implementing changes to computer hardware, network and software systems for the District, provide system level programming support, and ensure availability of all IT systems. Any qualified individual may apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Management and Confidential Group. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Systems Programmervacancies that may occur within the District through September 12, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to: Investigation and isolation of computer and network system problems; Formulate and implement solutions to identified system problems; Identify and evaluate projects using computer technology; Identify and evaluate software to meet user needs; Install and configure software selected to support system users; Evaluate and select communications equipment for use with the District's computer systems; Consult with management and recommend possible solutions for upcoming projects; Evaluate and tune system performance; Document programs and procedures; Establish future hardware requirements and prepare plans for the timely acquisition. Perform other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or closely related field, with an emphasis in data processing. Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in data processing, communications or related field. Knowledge of: Data processing concepts to include software, hardware, and documentation practices; programming languages; operating systems. Ability to: Ability to provide support for the attachment of new equipment and devices; identify projects which could be facilitated by application of computer technology; assist users with specific and immediate problems; efficiently identify, isolate and implement solutions to computer system problems; work cooperatively with others. Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. A resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Friday,September 28, 2018. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION TRANSCRIPTS, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE