Title: Database/GIS Specialist
Location: Logan, UT
Classification: Full Time
BLM/USU National Aquatic Monitoring Center (NAMC) is a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management and Utah State University (www.usu.edu/buglab). NAMC assists the BLM and other agencies in developing and implementing ecological assessments of streams and rivers.
As a part of this partnership NAMC operates an aquatic macroinvertebrate lab, which annually processes 2000 samples. As such, NAMC houses one the largest databases of macroinvertebrate data in the country. Additionally, NAMC handles a large amount of chemical, physical and biological data from BLM ecological assessments. Both the macroinvertebrate and the ecological assessment data have geospatial components.
This position would assist with the development, use and maintenance of SQL and geodatabases to store and apply this data to inform public land management decisions. Additional duties would include building and running of python or R scripts to compute geospatial statistics, as well as to QC, edit, and manipulate data.
To apply go to http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=2691&job=database-gis-specialist .
Application review beings Sept 15th, open until filled.
Application questions should be directed to Scott Miller