Title: GIS/Environmental Analyst (Technology Analyst I or II)
Program: Geographic Information Systems in the Environmental Informatics Program
Reports to: GIS Manager
About the Position
SFEI is seeking a GIS/Environmental Analyst to join the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team. This position will be either a part-time or full-time position (20 or 40 hrs per week, depending on skill set), under the supervision of the GIS Manager. A successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self motivated, and passionate about applying technical skills to address environmental problems. You will collaborate with your colleagues to ensure an optimum relationship between science and policy through innovative approaches to information collection, display, and analysis. A combination of GIS skills and environmental science background to conduct effective landscape interpretation, change analysis, and mapping is ideal.
GIS Focus Area Description
The GIS Focus Area is responsible for serving the Institute and external user community’s spatial information needs through collaborative, and innovative projects. It’s success has provided the Institute has a strong history of GIS expertise, including spatial dataset creation and spatial tools and analysis. The GIS Analyst will work with both technology and science teams to develop and implement GIS methods, advanced tools, and web delivery applications to support local and statewide environmental management. GIS staff work closely with SFEI’s Clean Water program on aquatic contaminant distribution and analysis and the Resilient Landscapes program on wetlands mapping, shoreline inventories, and landscape analyses. GIS is one of five Focus Areas in the Environmental Informatics Program which focuses on providing clients and partners with the most current technology tools available to meet the Institute’s mission.
Duties are likely to be diverse and will require an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual. Typical duties will include: