The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation is recruiting a GIS Analyst to be located in Fairbanks.
This position will play a critical role in developing GIS capabilities for Wildlife Conservation staff and projects serving Interior and Northeastern arctic Alaska (Region III).
We are seeking an individual with strong GIS analytical and development skills with a particular interest in wildlife research and management. This position will provide a unique opportunity to participate in development of a GIS program for a scientific organization and to work on diverse wildlife research and management projects associated with a variety of species including black bear, grizzly bear, moose, wolf, caribou, musk ox, wolverine, sheep, various furbearers, small mammals, and game birds.
This position will work in close cooperation with biological, programming and biometric staff to design and develop GIS methodologies, tools, applications, and databases to directly support wildlife management and research activities. It will serve as the principal GIS technical resource in Region III for consultation on, collecting, processing, and analyzing complex geospatial data.
The position is listed as seasonal, but it is funded for 12 months next Fiscal Year (beginning July 1 2013). Our intention is to reclass this position as permanent full time in the coming year.
You can review the job listing and submit an application at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alaska/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=643307
This position is classified as a GIS Analyst III
A description of the position duties can be seen at https://secure.wildlife.alaska.gov/r3docs/pcn-112239-position-description.pdf