Restoration Monitoring Data and Information Specialist
The National Wildlife Refuge Association, in partnership with Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and the USFWS Pacific Region Inventory and Monitoring Program, seeks an individual with strong restoration ecology, database development, and ecological monitoring design skills for an 18-month period to help Refuge staff meet scientific information needs associated with expanding habitat restoration and weed control programming. The selected individual will be an employee of the National Wildlife Refuge Association and will work closely with Refuge staff and volunteers to develop robust data collection procedures, design databases, and data management systems for currently implemented weed control, native plant propagation and habitat restoration activities.
The primary goal of this position is to set-up a robust habitat restoration monitoring system that can be utilized and maintained by USFWS staff to holistically evaluate the success of restoration efforts, encompassing and integrating complex and large-scale weed control and native plant propagation programs.
Schedule and Application Process
Application deadline: December 11, 2015
Interviews: December 17-22, 2015
Selection made: by January 15, 2016
Project underway at Midway Atoll: April 12, 2016-September 2017
To receive a copy of the work plan or to ask project and location-specific questions, please contact Meg Duhr-Schultz.
For salary and benefits questions, please contact Anne Truslow.
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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to protecting native fish and wildlife, and providing sustainable fishing, hunting, and wildlife, viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. Working throughout the state, WDFW's employees: field biologists, enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, customer service representatives and others - manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species, maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands, provide opportunities for recreational and commercial fishing, wildlife viewing and hunting, protect and restore habitat and enforce laws that protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of at www.wdfw.wa.gov
Information Technology Specialist 5
This recruitment is to fill a full-time permanent position within the Wildlife Program Science Division and is stationed at the Region 1 Office, located at 2315 Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, Washington.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Wildlife Science Division, providing data management and analytic expertise to support and provide best available science which is used to drive protection, preservation, management, or restoration of wildlife within Washington State. This position is located in the Wildlife Survey Data Management (WSDM) unit which is responsible for spatial and tabular database design, analysis, application development and scripting, data design consultation, and customer service and support. If selected as the top candidate for this position, you will play an integral role in developing and maintaining tools which make use of the latest geospatial data technologies for biological-based desktop, internet, and mobile data collection. In addition, you will contribute to the WSDM team efforts to redesign and modernize key corporate harvest data management and analysis routines.
This recruitment is to fill a full time permanent position within the WSDM unit. You will serve as an expert level regional data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support analyst on high risk/high impact, mission critical, agency-wide wildlife data systems projects and participate in design, development, and maintenance activities on WSDM databases, applications, and analytical routines including the generation of annual big game harvest summaries and projections. Providing data and geographic information system (GIS) products to Olympia and regional staff which are used in public presentation and meetings is a key duty of this position. Quality and accurate data products are key to ensure success and public confidence in decision making. You will be responsible for providing expert consultation and primary cartographic, analytical, and database design support for east-side regional data and GIS projects.
This position performs work under the guidance of State and Federal regulations, agency policies and procedures, and applicable collective bargaining agreements. The employee reports to an Information Technology System/Applications Specialist 6 and interacts with other agency personnel, other government agencies, non-governmental organizations and the general public. Work is assigned both in writing and verbally depending on the assignment. Employee is responsible for devising own work methods for analyses performed for regional personnel the majority of the time (70%).
This position will be responsible for:
* Designs, develops and maintains geospatial, tabular and statistical database and software applications.
* Performs technical analysis and consulting activities on high risk/high impact projects to the agency
* Serves as project leader for wildlife data development and analysis.
* Develops standards, methods, policies, and procedures for management of Wildlife Program data systems.
* Provides programming and data modeling support for data system redesign and data outreach projects.
* Conduct training and support of database and software applications.
* Travel to east-side regional offices for GIS and data support, to assess regional project needs, and to interact with clientele.
Job ID 4722
Position Type Full Time
Posted Date 1/15/2015
Category Survey & GPS - GIS
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