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Organization: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-07-31

Position Description:

Rail to Trails Conservancy, a national environmental non-profit organization, promoting walking and bicycling advocacy organization, is actively recruiting for a GIS Research Analyst. This is a fantastic job opportunity for those with a strong background and interest in GIS and active transportation issues. Job Duties: Conduct research and analysis of geo-spatial interest as it relates to RTC’s mission, goals, and objectives; leading RTC’s GIS research and analysis program with RTC’s geospatial data and publically available datasets; work with cross departmental technical and non-technical project teams to produce research that advances RTC’s trail network projects; translate research findings into easily digestible and well written communication products. Job Requirements/Qualifications: Masters degree in the social sciences with an emphasis on research using geospatial data; Bachelor’s degree in geography, environmental sciences, or other suitable social sciences, plus 5 years of applicable job experience and research experience may substitute for a Masters degree. A GISP Certification is preferred; and experience with spatial statistics is required, including but not limited to hot-spot analysis (e.g. Getis-Ord Gi* statistic); experience with non-spatial advanced statistics, such as regression analysis, is also required; excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are essential to listen to and interpret technical and non-technical user requests. For a detailed job announcement please go to our website at www.railstotrails.org and then click on careers at the bottom of the page. How to apply: Please use one form of transmitting your resume. No phone calls please. Recruiters please do not contact our offices. Mail, fax or email cover letter, résumé and three professional references to: Human Resources Manager, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy; The Duke Ellington Building, 2121 Ward Court, NW, 5th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20037, Email: elton@railstotrails.org, Fax: 202.223.9257. Commitment to Diversity: RTC is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin. Women and diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. EOE