Organization: Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Title: Natural Resource GIS Analyst
Location: Placerville, CA
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Natural Resources GIS Analyst will provide technical and analytical support for National Forest plan revision. This project shall require GIS knowledge, geospatial analysis, cartographic design and map production. Work will be performed on-site at the Eldorado National Forest office in Placerville, CA. The Natural Resources GIS Analyst will perform the following tasks:
GIS Project Support
o Requires the use of USFS corporate and other agency Geographic Information System data to perform GIS analysis and produce maps for USFS projects.
o Data capture, map attributing, editing, plotting and reporting as required
o Completes and updates metadata records for GIS projects.
o Collects geospatial and resource data using manual and technology-assisted methods including GPS and mobile computing technology.
o Incorporates field collected and remote sensing data into corporate geospatial data sets using established procedures.
o Updates geospatial data sets for multiple disciplines including recreation, silviculture, wildlife, hydrology, engineering, etc.
o Uses standard operations and scripted processes to manipulate and analyze geospatial data to support multi-resource analysis in support of planning
Cartographic and Map Design/Production
o Uses GIS software and cartographic tools to create simple thematic and reference maps, following appropriate standards.
o Reads and understands metadata to determine appropriate use.
o Uses and understands project map templates
Training and Support
o Conducts informal training and provides technical assistance to GIS software users in the development, storage, retrieval, and analysis of data.
In order to excel at the Natural Resources GIS Analyst position, you should possess the following skills, experience, and background:
• Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography or Earth Science. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in GIS is highly desired.
• Work-related experience pertaining to natural resource management
• Expertise using ESRI's ArcGIS
• Knowledge and ability to work within the ArcGIS online environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience writing technical reports
• Expertise using Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat a plus.
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. is a full-service natural resource consulting firm, with expertise in environmental services, forestry and geographic information systems (GIS). A set of core values guide our work, focusing our efforts on providing responsible, sustainable solutions that meet client needs.
Our areas of expertise include forestry, wildlife, fisheries, wetlands, water quality, and GIS. Our work is characterized by the highest level of client service, the application of the best science and technology, quality processes and results, integrity, and our respect for the natural environment. We provide natural resource consulting services to both industry and government, and have done so since 1921.
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