GIS Career Opportunity with the Washington State Department of Ecology….
[The GIS Unit at WA Dept. of Ecology has an exciting job opportunity for a Spatial Database Administrator.
Visit careers.wa.gov to view the full advertisement and application.
Spatial Database Administrator (Data Management – Journey)
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference! If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit. The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Unit within the Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) at our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA is currently looking to fill a permanent Spatial Database Administrator (Data Management – Journey) position. The GIS Unit is a cross-functional team of 8 GIS professionals who are dedicated to providing valuable geospatial solutions, data, and support to staff and citizens to realize Ecology's mission. In this role, you will work in a supportive and professional environment with fantastic people who are passionate about the environment and GIS, understand the importance of work-life balance, and are focused on continual improvement and learning. You will contribute to diverse projects assisting GIS users and providing technical expertise for the entire Ecology enterprise designing, creating, modifying, and reviewing spatial data. You will work closely with internal and external customers and the development teams to improve existing systems and processes. Your work will directly support the creation of new science and policy that is focused on making measurable improvements in the environment of the State of Washington. We are looking for candidates who are business focused that pay attention to detail, enjoy problem solving, and possess excellent people skills that can translate technology speak to non-technical people. Applicants must have proven proficiency with ArcGIS software and spatial data management and design. The candidate must develop relationships and communicate effectively with the development staff and other administrators. As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.
Some of the key activities of the Spatial Database Administrator are:
This recruitment will remain open until filled. The next screening will be September 17, 2019. In order to be considered for the next screening, please submit an application on or before September 16, 2019. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.