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Organization: Nevada Department of Wildlife
Title: Wildlife Staff Specialist GIS/Data Coordinator
Location: Reno, NV USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-07-20

Position Description:

Under general direction of the Data and Technology Services Division Administrator, this position will be responsible for coordinating, directing and supervising the Nevada Department of Wildlife (Department) Geographical Information System (GIS) Program. This position supervises three full-time employees and is responsible for the wildlife and habitat data management, analysis, and mapping capacity throughout the Department. The position provides critical expertise and technical support for the management of such species as greater sage-grouse, mule deer, threatened and endangered species, and other species managed by the Department. Incumbent will prepare and execute policies and procedures that facilitate standardized and efficient data collection, organization, storage, analysis, and dissemination practices. This includes identifying and acquiring data management and GIS software solutions, developing custom applications, performing statistical and spatial analyses, recommending hardware solutions, and integrating data management best practices throughout the Department. Incumbent will provide operational support to all Department staff, regional supervisors, and field personnel to ensure data collection and management standards are coordinated throughout the Department. This position also serves as the point-of-contact for external requests regarding data availability and other technical inquiries.