Organization: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Title: Westside GIS and Data Support Analyst
Location: Olympia, WA
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill a full time Permanent position located in the Wildlife Program, Science Division. The duty station is the Natural Resources Building located in Olympia, Thurston County.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to protecting native fish and wildlife, and providing sustainable fishing, hunting, and wildlife, viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. Working throughout the state, WDFW’s employees: field biologists, enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, customer service representatives and others – manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species, maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands, provide opportunities for recreational and commercial fishing, wildlife viewing and hunting, protect and restore habitat and enforce laws that protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of atwww.wdfw.wa.gov<http://www.wdfw.wa.gov>.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Wildlife Science Division, providing data management and analytic expertise to support and provide best available science which is used to drive protection, preservation, management, or restoration of wildlife within Washington State. This position is located in the Wildlife Survey Data Management (WSDM) unit which is responsible for spatial and tabular database design, analysis, application development and scripting, data design consultation, and customer service and support.
This recruitment is to fill a full time permanent position within the WSDM unit. You will serve as an expert level regional data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support analyst on high risk/high impact, mission critical, agency-wide wildlife data systems projects and participate in design, development, and maintenance activities on WSDM databases and applications. You will be responsible for providing expert consultation and primary cartographic, analytical, and database design support for west-side regional data and GIS projects. If selected as the top candidate for this position, you will play an integral role in developing and maintaining tools which make use of the latest geospatial data technologies for biological-based desktop, internet, and mobile data collection.
It is in the candidate’s best interest to apply before April 23, 2013 when a first review of candidates will be completed. The Department of Fish and Wildlife reserves the right to fill and close this position without notice.
This position will be responsible for:
A Bachelor’s degree including 9 semester or 15 quarter hours of computer science courses and four years of experience analyzing, designing, or programming computer systems applications or databases.
An Associate’s degree or completion of an accredited vocational training program in an information technology or related program and five years of experience analyzing, designing, or programming computer systems applications or databases.
One year as an Information Technology Applications Specialist 4 or equivalent.
Experience analyzing, designing, or programming computer systems applications or databases will substitute for education on the basis of one year of experience for two years of education. A Master’s degree will substitute for one year of experience except for the specified Information Technology Applications Specialist 4 requirement.
Washington Driver’s License or ability to obtain one.
Full details and application can be found here:
For more details contact Michael dot Sanchez at dfw.wa.gov