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|Hiring Status||Accepting Applications|
Reporting to the Executive Director of GeoSpatial Services, the GIS Analyst - Wetland Specialist will be responsible for performing landscape-level wetland mapping, classification and functional assessments using ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcPro and ArcGIS Online in accordance with the National Wetland Inventory Cowardin Classification. Additional responsibilities will include performing habitat characterizations and ecological monitoring associated with field-based rapid assessment methods including floristic quality assessments and other rapid assessment approaches. The position will also be responsible for quality control associated with landscape level wetland delineation, pre and post mapping fieldwork, contributing to applied science associated with wetland functional assessment, report writing and direct interaction with partners, stakeholders and other external groups.
Specific responsibilities include:
|Essential Skills and Abilities||
The successful candidate must have strong team-working skills and be able to respect and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a LaSallian Catholic institution. Understanding of the theory and principles of wetland functional assessment and the development of spatial data using remote sensing software 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 of Science degree (Master’s and/or Professional Wetland Scientist Certification preferred) in environmental biology, ecology, natural resources, or environmental science with associated education/training in GIS and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in landscape-level wetland delineation from remote imagery (aerial or satellite). Experience applying the FGDC federal wetland mapping standard and working with spatial data development in an ESRI ArcGIS environment to conduct indirect and direct assessment of wetland hydrology, soils and vegetation both remotely and in the field.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
|Additional Required Materials||Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references|
|Application Review Date|
|Contract Length||12 Month|
|Other Details / Information|
|Work Sponsorship||This position is not eligible for work sponsorship|
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