This posting opens Friday, April 22, 2022, and will close Friday, May 6, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. PST. We recommend you get your application in as soon as possible.
The Eugene Water & Electric Board is currently seeking a GIS Analyst II to support watershed restoration projects on the McKenzie River. GIS analysis and support is critical to the drinking water source protection program and watershed restoration work associated with the Pure Water Partners program (PWP) that involves revegetation, hazard fuels treatments, invasive weed control, installation of erosion control BMPs, and riparian restoration.
The successful candidate will perform complex work related to GIS which includes: GIS Workflow Analysis and Process Design, Solution Development and Implementation, Data Management, GIS and other Support Systems, Programming, Report Development, Analysis, Software Troubleshooting and Testing, Training, Documentation, and Project/Task Management.
This job has a broad range of responsibilities. Specific duties will vary, and they may change as necessary to meet business and program needs.
Specific duties include:
The successful candidate will have knowledge of and direct experience with:
Please note: This posting includes supplemental questions. Your responses will be scored and used to determine if you will proceed to the next step of the selection process. Please provide detailed answers to each question. Please do not reference your resume or application in your responses. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
This position is based in Eugene, Oregon; however, it has been approved as a hybrid telecommuting arrangement involving a combination of telecommuting and working on-site on a less frequent basis. EWEB is committed to the safety of the workforce, therefore on-site visits may be reduced based on CDC/OHA guidelines due to COVID-19.
WORKING AT EWEB
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Founded in 1911, EWEB is Oregon's largest customer-owned utility. We provide water and electricity to the Eugene community, as well as parts of east Springfield and the McKenzie River valley area.
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EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve.
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EWEB fosters an environment promoting good health for both employees and the public. We want to enhance the quality of air, appearance, and employee health in and around EWEB facilities and equipment. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not use, distribute, or sell tobacco while participating in EWEB functions, on EWEB property, or while performing right-of-way tasks.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
GIS Analyst II: Four years of GIS experience in a support capacity including experience using ESRI ArcGIS software and cartographic experience.
Education: Bachelor’s degree Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related field with specific GIS coursework and/or training.
Desirable education, experience and training: Experience working in watershed restoration and linear networks highly preferred.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of experience and education may be qualifying.