The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) and its Digital Mapping Laboratory (DML) is seeking a GIS Analyst to support on-going grant-related mapping efforts across the state of Idaho.
Based in Moscow, Idaho, the GIS Analyst will support Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) staff in grant-related responsibilities and research including database creation and management, digital cartography, and geologic mapping. The position reports to the Digital Mapping Lab Manager and requires the development and maintenance of GIS and non-spatial relational databases in a collaborative team environment. High-level proficiency of ESRI (ArcGIS) software is required.
The position is renewed annually, contingent upon funding and performance.
Principle duties are:
1) supporting agency projects through GIS analysis, database design, creative problem solving, and computer programming and scripting;2) creating, managing, and maintaining spatial and nonspatial data in standardized geodatabase schema, including conversion of legacy databases; 3) creating geologic maps using both GIS and vector graphic software; 4) supporting the IGS mission through collaboration with IGS staff on agency planning, training, and documentation, among other tasks.
The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) is a non-regulatory state agency whose mission is to provide the state with timely and relevant geologic information. With offices in both Moscow and Boise, members of the IGS fulfill this mission through applied geologic research and collaboration with federal and state agencies, academia, and the private sector. The Survey’s DML is central to compiling, producing, and delivering new digital geologic maps and publications for the agency.
Funding This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.
Key Accountability Provide GIS support by:
Key Accountability Capture geologic map data digitally for both publication and regional database purpose by:
Key Accountability Generate accurate and well-constructed geologic map publications by:
Key Accountability Contribute to the overall Survey mission by:
Ability to carry and/or otherwise move equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Degree Requirement Listed degree qualification is required at time of application.
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