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|Hiring Status||Accepting Applications|
Reporting to the Executive Director of GeoSpatial Services, the Photo Interpreter/GIS Analyst interprets hardcopy and digital remote sensing images (aerial and space based) in order to develop ArcGIS spatial databases of classified natural features, land cover and/or land use activities for use in natural resource applications. They collect, verify and analyze field data as part of survey teams in order to improve interpretation accuracy and validate the final classified data. The Photo Interpreter/GIS Analyst also serves as a resource for supporting other projects that require natural resource data collection and classification from remote sources. Specific responsibilities include:
|Essential Skills and Abilities||
Demonstrated proficiency in: applying the FGDC federal wetland mapping standard (Cowardin, 1979); spatial data development in an ArcGIS environment; use of Rapidograph pens in delineating features on hardcopy photography (or digital equivalent such as Digital Transfer Scope); wetland plant identification and soil science; understanding the ecological relationships between wetland plants and their environment; and, working in a team environment. Experience with development of spatial data using remote sensing software (ERDAS, eCognition) in a production environment would be beneficial.
|The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.|
|Education and Experience||
Requires an accredited Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in biology, ecology, natural resources, science or a related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in image interpretation and classification of natural features.
|Additional Required Materials||Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references|
|Application Review Date||10/25/2019|
|Contract Length||12 Month|
|Other Details / Information|
|Work Sponsorship||This position is not eligible for work sponsorship|
|We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.