CTSI JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Opening Date: January 5, 2018
Closing Date: January 22, 2018
Job Title: Planner/GIS
Tribal Level 20
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 201806
This position is responsible for the development operation and maintenance of an existing Windows PC-based Geographic Information System, which provides support for the entire Tribal administrative structure, including planning, land use natural resources and many other departments. Employee is required to gather data from a variety of sources, including raw data collection using Global Positioning Systems in varied, terrain.
Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, Cartography, Land Use Planning, Natural Resources or Earth Sciences and one year experience in GIS activities related to natural resource management, remote sensing, or land use planning, - OR - an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
The principles, practices and techniques of GIS and computer aided mapping in order to independently perform the intricate data gathering, input, retrieval, manipulation, and presentation duties of the position. GIS concepts and fundamentals, including the ability to develop, organizes, document, maintain, store, retrieve and manipulate GIS digital data to meet the needs of various Tribal programs. Must have the ability to develop high quality finished maps suitable for public display and use in publications and other printed materials.
The use of GPS receivers and differential correction of data in order to collect raw field data and input it into the GIS system. The willingness to occasionally work on vegetated slopes to collect the necessary raw field data (less than 5% of the incumbent's time). Proficiency in the use of the following PC-based computer software: ArcGIS, ArcView and /or PC ArcInfo. Proficiency in the use of the Internet to download data and integrate into the Tribe's GIS system. Proficiency in determining compatibility of files with Tribe's software, including the ability to convert data to compatible formats. Proficiency in the use of GIS computer hardware, including plotters, printers, digitizing boards, scanners, etc.
Communicate and work effectively with fellow staff in determining their mapping needs and in setting priorities. Prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects for multiple staff members. Other: Familiarity with the use of aerial photos and with property legal description and surveying terminology and methods in order to provide the necessary product outputs. Must be a well-organized self-starter. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.
Has primary responsibility for the development and maintenance of the Tribal GIS system. Provides mapping and GIS support to all Tribal programs, including Planning, Natural Resources and other programs. Gathers and maintains information on all Tribal land holdings, including tax lot maps, aerial photos, legal descriptions, property boundary surveys, acreage, historic and present uses, significant natural and man-made features, etc. Maintains all information in a comprehensive database. Develops appropriate base layers as needed. Develops and maintains metadata files and data indexes and dictionaries for all GIS databases. Obtains digitized map data from various government and private entities covering areas of interest to the Tribe. Digitizes data from other sources, including maps and aerial photos. Collects raw field data for input into GIS system using GPS receivers. Applies differential correction to data as necessary. Field data collection may occasionally involve working on brush-covered land and sloped timberland (i.e., mapping planned timber sales). Performs regular, periodic file maintenance and data backup. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Tribal Planner.
All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time it will be decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a Tribal "Application for Employment Form".
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR TRAINING OR EDUCATION, DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PROVIDED.
If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders
SEND APPLICATIONS TO: Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380
Fax number 541-444-8375 or 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1375
Human Resources 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274
Conditions of Employment:
The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.
May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.
The Tribe's Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.