GPS Data Collection and GIS Mapping Specialist
This position is for a part-time Mapping Specialist that will work independently with minimal supervision to research, plan, collect, interpret and print scaled maps for a variety of environmental projects, such as Sustainable Neighborhoods, Wetland and Stream Boundaries, Habitat and Species studies, Natural Resources, Mitigation Plans, Environmental Site Assessments, Soil, Groundwater and Soil Vapor Investigations, and
This position will prepare, layer, and scale maps and figures such as: Vicinity, Parcel, Plot, Aerial Photograph, Sample Location, Topographic, National Wetlands Inventory, Soil Survey, Flood Plain, Local Wetlands Inventory, Wetland and Stream Survey, Water Type, Priority Habitat and Species, and Lidar.
Strong GIS skills with the ESRI suite of software (ArcInfo, ArcGIS 9.3, ArcView,ArcMap), AutoCAD, Google Earth, Trimble and Delorme devices
Proficient with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
Use GPS to collect environmental data and navigate in the field
Good information technology (IT) technical skills
A basic understanding behind data management and relationship databases
Maintains and updates the existing GIS library and data sets
Strong understanding and import of raster and vector data collection and
Experience in working with a variety of coordinate systems and performing
transformations from variable datasets
Skilled in geo-referencing images into various GIS platforms
Advanced computer cartography and scale conversions
Exceptional technical editing and writing ability
Work and import shapefiles, professional land surveys and .pdf conversions
Proven ability to organize large amounts of data and present in easily
Strong mathematical, statistical and analytical proficiency
Ability to create, edit, display and analyze environmental data
Analyze data to determine validity, quality, and scientific significance, and to interpret correlations between human activities and environmental effects
Prepare charts or graphs from data samples and provide summary information on the environmental relevance of the data
SOCIAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Comfortable with a fast-paced office and rapidly changing environment
Self motivated and independent worker and able to finish a job with minimal
oversight within given timeframe and budget
Positive and able to communicate and work effectively with staff and clients
Must be a people person and able to work as a team
Works with a can-do attitude
Ability to make informed decisions quickly and efficiently
Communicate scientific and technical information through oral briefings, writtendocuments, workshops, conferences, and public hearings.
Able to walk, stand, bend and lift 30+ pounds, work in all weather conditions and difficult terrains
Capable of working both inside (at the office) and outside (on the job site)
Valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle for travel to job sites
One year work experience in a professional company or pubic agency preparing scaled GIS maps.
Bachelor’s or higher level college degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Environmental or Engineering discipline.
Part-time, Monday through Friday.
Commensurate with level of education, experience and technical skill.
RESUME SUBMITTAL INFORMATION
Closing date: 2.16.10
Mail resume to: EnCo Environmental Corporation
P.O. Box 1212
Puyallup WA 98371
E-mail resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax resume to: 253.841.0264