GIS Programmer/Analyst, IT Application Developer w/ State of WA Dept of Natural Resources (Olympia, WA)Read Now
First review of applications on 8/31/2022. The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision or close this recruitment at any time after the first review date. It is in the applicant’s best interest to submit material as soon as possible.
Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?
The IT Team of the Forest Practices Division is seeking a programmer/analyst who will use their programming skills to create software tools for DNR staff to use to get their jobs done more efficiently and for landowners to easily interact with state government in order to meet their needs. The Forest Practices Program guides management of timber harvest and other forest practices on about 12 million acres of private and state forests within Washington.
DNR Forest Practices Program field staff are responsible for reviewing proposed forest practices activities so they need accurate data to help them make decisions and easy to use tools to document and communicate those decisions. The landowners of Washington State who wish to conduct forest practices activities also need tools to efficiently document their proposed activities. Working with DNR staff, stakeholders and landowners, this position helps to create those tools. This position also uses their knowledge of scripting to answer complex questions regarding proposed Forest Practices rule changes or changes in law.
What will we trust you with?
DNR Core Competencies:
Commitment to Excellence
Requires minimal amount of travel from Olympia to one of the six regions of the state or to meeting locations within Olympia or adjacent cities/towns. Overnight travel is required in this position when visiting some region offices and field due to long travel distances.
Employees of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This position is based in an office/fieldwork setting and requires in-person attendance/interactions with no option for full-time telework. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status. No start date will be approved until you verify your status.
About the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Our Core Values:
A comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit http://careers.wa.gov/benefits.html for more information.