Seeking highly qualified applied practitioners of GIS and geospatial/geostatistical analyses to join the Western Ecological Research Center’s Sage-Grouse Research Program, with positions located at either the Dixon, CA or Reno, NV field stations.
The selected applicant(s) will develop geospatial applications and models through various modeling applications and programming languages, with a priority of providing science products to help answer research questions related to sage-grouse ecology and sagebrush ecosystems at
local, state, and national levels. Most applications are focused on complex raster-based operations, as well as some remote sensing work (e.g. land cover classification, object recognitions). Desired expertise includes, ArcGIS, Spatial Analyst, Model Builder, Python, Program R, data management, and metadata compliance. Ability to work independently by coming up with creative solutions to complex data problems, and also work and communicate as part of a cohesive team, is a plus.
This is a GS-06/07 TERM appointment, not to exceed 4 years and renewed after the 1st year pending performance and funding. PLEASE APPLY AT USAOBS (be sure to include a cover letter, federal resume indicating how experience relates to knowledge, skills, and abilities, along with other requested information):