Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Position: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst
Company Background: Global Consulting International (GCI) is an international SBA certified 8a business with its headquarters in Salt Lake City Utah. GCI offers a range of services and solutions to government, commercial and non-profit clients related to engineering, information technology, medical support, logistics and intelligence. GCI currently provides on-site GIS and Information Technology support to the USDA Forest Service Geospatial Service and Technology Center (GSTC) in Salt Lake City Utah. GSTC is a detached Washington DC Office and a center of excellence within the Forest Service. This facility hosts a variety of national geospatial programs, projects, and services for the agency.
Position Description: The GIS Analyst is a full-time on-site contract position within the GSTC Training and Technology Integration Unit (TTI) at GSTC. This position will participate in national GIS programs including the GIS Helpdesk, Geospatial Training, GIS analysis, and web GIS technology support. The selected candidate will have a strong background in Esri desktop and enterprise software applications and products. Experience and familiarity with the following products is necessary: ArcGIS Desktop application and extensions, ArcServer, AGOL, ArcSDE and ArcPy. The individual should have the aptitude and skills necessary to provide GIS Support to the agency’s geospatial user community on a variety of geospatial questions and issues. The candidate will need the ability to participate as needed with the development and deployment of geospatial training to Forest Service GIS users. Experience performing complex and advanced GIS analysis such as multi-criteria analysis, viewshed analysis, accuracy assessment, data comparisons, and data suitability is desired. The selected applicants should be familiar with Esri web mapping technologies such as ArcServer, ArcPortal, map services, and ArcGIS Online (AGOL).
The desired candidate will have strong communication skills including verbal, technical writing and presentation skills. The ability to work well in a team environment and individually on specific projects is necessary. The selected candidate must be self-directed, motivated with an aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving outside of their technical competencies.
Education: A minimum of a BA/BS degree preferably in geography, natural resources is required. Two or more years of GIS experience is needed. Graduate course work and/or degree are preferred.
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position offers a benefits package which includes health coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.
Application review will start immediately and the position will start as soon as practical.
Please submit a resume and cover letter as an application for this position.
GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans.