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Organization: Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Title: Geographic Information Systems Program Analyst - San Antonio, TX
Location: Joint Base San Antonio, Texas
Application Deadline: 2017-01-23
Posted: 2017-01-04

Position Description:

A Geographic information System Program Analyst (Professional/Individual Contributor II, Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at Joint Base San Antonio in Texas.

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.

Joint Base San Antonio is an amalgamation of the United States Army Fort Sam Houston, the United States Air Force Randolph Air Force Base and Lackland Air Force Base, which were merged on 1 October 2010. Joint Base San Antonio supports a population of 80,000 and supports students at three installations annually of up to 138,000. San Antonio is one of the top ten largest populated cities in the United States. San Antonio is located in the south-central part of Texas, and offers abundant cultural activities, historic sites, fine dining, museums, vibrant nightlife, and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Project Support (60%) - Serve as a liaison between the CSU/CEMML Technical Support Center (TSC), the CSU/CEMML Installation Support Team (IST) environmental GIS staff, and the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC). Assist in the planning of environmental geospatial data development efforts, assist the TSC with coordinating the activities of CEMML staff at host installations, and provide situational awareness to the U.S. Air Force AFCEC Environmental GIS Program Manager of all emergent issues. Attend and participate in project related meetings at the direction of the CSU project manager and the AFCEC Environmental GIS Program Manager. Participation includes providing briefings on project activities, procedures, and status. Provide a two-way flow of information between AFCEC and the TSC. This information is to assist in developing plans for successful administration of the U.S. Air Force environmental GIS data program.

Data Analysis (25%) - Provide spatial analysis support to the U.S. Air Force AFCEC Environmental GIS program manager. Develop methods of spatial data analysis and perform the analysis and prepare cartographic products from the analysis using ArcGIS software from data for all project supported Air Force installations. The analysis and resultant cartographic products provided to the Air Force are to support Air Force environmental management programs.

Reports and Briefings (15%) - Prepare reports and briefings for the CSU/CEMML TSC project leadership team and the AFCEC Environmental GIS Program Manager. Reports will be created in Microsoft Word and briefings will be prepared in Microsoft PowerPoint. The reports and briefings document project activities and progress and are required project deliverables.

BS or BA degree(s) in information technology, geographic information systems, geography, or environmental science, or related fields. Five years of related work experience in environmental related GIS is required. Demonstrated working knowledge of applicable standards, such as SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standards for Facilities) and FGDC (Federal Geographic Data Committee). Demonstrated experience and proficiency using Esri’s ArcGIS software for GIS data development, spatial analysis, and cartography. Demonstrated experience managing enterprise level GIS projects. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. by the proposed start date. CSU will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to take initiative to resolve issues. Demonstrate superior verbal and written communication skills. Candidate must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC). Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal background check to remain eligible for employment by CSU. No Foreign nationals shall be employed without prior approval of the Government.

Significant experience with DoD and AFCEC missions and working knowledge of Air Force protocols for interacting with U.S. Air Force staff, MAJCOMS, installations and AFCEC, in particular, is helpful. Working knowledge of the use of GIS in relation to compliance with environmental laws and regulations. Knowledge and experience in the U.S. Air Force GeoBase program. Knowledge and experience with Air Force environmental programs. Current National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual salary range $69,000 – $74,000. Continuation of the position is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor for Professional/Individual Contributor II efforts at Joint Base San Antonio, TX.

Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 11.5% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visit http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.

Prospective candidates should apply online at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/40808. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than January 23, 2017, for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement)
2) Resume
3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications)
4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded)
5) Three professional references (contact information for professional references including at least one supervisor, references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates)

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and complies with all federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

See a complete listing of open CEMML positions at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu.

POSITION #: 017693.0002