Closing date: 2023-03-03
Position: GIS Analyst
Organization: Great Basin Institute
Country: United States
Contact: Lynn Zimmerman
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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About: The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the National Park Service, is recruiting a GIS Analyst to maintain Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks’ (SEKI) cultural resources geodatabases and support the use of GIS to collect field data through mobile applications. In addition, the analyst will maintain the parks’ giant sequoia tree inventory within the parks’ enterprise GIS. The analyst will use the GIS to analyze these resources to provide maps for park project planning and compliance.
- Utilize GIS software to maintain data that meets National Park Service GIS data standards. - Create and manage field data collection applications
- Utilize the data and GIS software to analyze the potential impacts of park projects
- Create maps that visualize the analysis and data
This work will provide the State of California’s Historic Preservation office with maps and data that describe potential project impacts to cultural resources thus preserving the information for the public and tribal groups.
Advanced degree in applicable discipline, and multiple consecutive years of experience with GIS technologies and products including the current suite of ESRI ArcGIS software, extensions, and ArcGIS Online;
- Ability to develop and analyze spatial information with GIS and the design principles of geodatabases;
- Familiarity with the mission, goals and operations of the National Park Service;
- Ability to document project and data, and ensure data and documentation are stored in appropriate locations; and
- Ability to produce data collection and analysis tools that meet park decision-making needs and withstand external review; and
- Willingness and ability to consistently enact high performance standards and a strong work and team ethic in support of the mission of GBI and the goals and objectives of the NPS.
Contract Timeline: - 52-week appointment starting in May 2023 - Full time (40 hours per week)
Compensation and Benefits: - Wage: $26.25 per hour - Health insurance coverage provided at no cost to you - Paid personal leave and holidays
Location: Sequoia and Kings Canyon NPs, 47050 Generals Hwy., Three Rivers, CA.
Other Job Information (if applicable): As part of Great Basin Institute’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees are required to receive and provide proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccine prior to the first day of employment, unless a medical or religious exemption is submitted and approved. All employees covered by this policy are required to be fully vaccinated as a term and condition of employment at Great Basin Institute. Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completing primary vaccination with a COVID-19 vaccine, with, if applicable, at least the minimum recommended interval between doses. To review a copy of GBI’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, please visit our Field Updates page for more details. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please do not hesitate to contact one of our staff members.
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Co-founded in 1998 by two PhD students, Jerry Keir and Sanjay Pyare, at the University of Nevada, the Institute began as a field studies program to mobilize University faculty, students, and volunteers in applied science and direct service to support national parks, forests, open spaces and public lands. Since then, for over two decades, GBI has supported over 7,000 conservationist serving hundreds of projects to realize positive environmental change across the western US. GBI has raised over 165MM for research, education, and service, making impactful contributions to serving the public and our public lands. GBI is based out of Reno, Nevada, with Satellite offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and South Lake Tahoe, CA. GBI is the recipient of the 2015 USFS’s “Regional Forester Award,” the Nevada Governor’s Points of Light Award in 2005 and was named “Outstanding Non-government Organization” by Environmental Leadership in 2001.
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