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|GIS and Natural Resource Technician|
|Hiring Status||Accepting Applications|
Reporting to the Executive Director of GeoSpatial Services, the GIS and Natural Resource Technician will support a variety of spatial data development and resource assessment projects. Job responsibilities will include working as a member of technical teams to undertake ArcGIS-based wetland delineation and classification; providing quality assurance and quality control for student workers engaged in spatial data development; providing support for GIS-
based modeling and analysis in both raster and vector formats; contributing to the research and writing of complex natural resource assessment documents; and, working with 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 planning applications. This position may also involve the collection and analysis of field data as part of survey teams in order to improve interpretation accuracy and validate final classified spatial data.
|Essential Skills and Abilities||
|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 (Masters preferred) in biology, ecology, natural resources, environmental science, geography or a related field with additional education and/or work experience focused on the application of GIS technology. A minimum of 2 years work experience in spatial data development for natural resource management applications. Demonstrated proficiency in: spatial data development projects using ArcGIS and related tools; scientific research and report writing; and, working in a team environment.
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||11/16/2018|
|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.