The Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB) and the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit are seeking a GIS Analyst/Programmer. This individual will provide GIS and spatial database support for a research project on climate vulnerability of aquatic species in sub-Arctic Alaska. For more information or to apply, please click the link above.
(50%) Generate environmental spatial datasets and apply tabular attribution information using ArcGIS or similar software. (30%) Compile, attribute, edit and maintain data in geographic and operational databases and their associated documentation. (10%) Establish and maintain GIS database quality control and quality assurance procedures. (10%) Automate GIS tasks and/or geoprocessing using Python or other scripting languages.
1) clearly communicate technical ideas, whether to other technical peers or non-technical project managers or customers.
2) learn new technologies, work independently, and quickly turnaround maps and other deliverables.
3) compile, attribute, edit and maintain data in geographic and operational databases and their associated documentation.
4) assist in establishing and maintaining GIS database quality control and quality assurance procedures.
5) develop automated scripts, tools or programs with common programming languages including but not limited to Python, SQL, Java, C#, and Visual Basic.
6) manage GIS data within spatial and non-spatial databases
7) use environmental data and support development of applications for visualization, analysis, and presentation of environmental data.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., geographic information systems, geography or a closely related field that required equivalent coursework in geographic information systems) and 2 years experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
This is a full-time, Grade 79, minimum $26.08/hr, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on October 25, 2021. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm, 10/24/2021. Applications received after this date may not be considered.
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
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