The Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration, Inc. (www.cemar.org), an Oakland, California based nonprofit, is seeking a GIS Analyst to begin work around October 15, 2010. The Analyst will work with CEMAR staff to apply GIS tools and techniques in support of our work on steelhead restoration and conservation hydrology in California. Qualified candidates will have several years of professional experience with ArcGIS, including key extensions such as Spatial Analyst, ArcHydro and 3D Analyst. Understanding of ArcGIS ModelBuilder, Visual Basic programming and interfacing with Microsoft applications (Access, Excel) is also important. Candidates should have references that document their abilities in this regard, including experience maintaining a geospatial database library. Strong candidates will also possess the ability to provide general information technology support for a small business with a mixed network (Macintosh & PC), including software installation, virus detection, hardware/software maintenane and upgrades, network storage/ftp server, and intranet/internet networking. Basic HTML-authoring knowledge (such as Dreamweaver™), an understanding of cartography, and a willingness to do some scientific fieldwork in support of CEMAR’s program will strengthen an application. Our ideal candidate is a GIS professional with the experience cited above who is also committed to building a sustainable future through work in the nonprofit sector. Candidates must have a positive attitude and demonstrate the capacity for constructive collaboration across disciplines. Salary is commensurate with experience and training. CEMAR offers all employees medical and dental insurance, and access to a retirement program.
For more information, please forward a brief cover letter and resume to:
Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration
4179 Piedmont Ave, Suite 325
Oakland, CA 94611
or via email to krystal “at” cemar “dot” org
CEMAR is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination and that respects the dignity of every employee and contractor. CEMAR will employ, train, promote and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability, without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification or preference, age, physical or mental disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.