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Organization: Smart-Sciences, Inc.
Title: Geographic Information Systems Technician
Location: Miami
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-08-11

Position Description:

Geographic Information Systems Technician Part Time
Smart-Sciences is looking for a part time (approximately 20 hours/week) GIS Specialist to work out of our Miami, FL office to provide GIS support services to a broad array of environmental and ecological projects. Duties include creating, acquiring and processing geospatial data for review, analysis and map integration.

The core function of the GIS Specialist I position will be to produce a variety of spatial data and products for federal, state, and private sector clients.
Detail oriented while able to understand/comply with the big picture/goals of a project
Ability to multi-task and work independently
Strong analytical skills and desire to learn
Documents time and effort accurately
Works productively in both independent and team environments
Good communication skills
Flexible willing adapt to shifting priorities
Able to research and problem solve
Can take direction from others and in turn provide guidance to others (specifically non-GIS staff)
Enthusiastic, creative, and have the desire and skills to interface with colleagues in other disciplines
Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography, Geosciences, Computer Science or related field
Knowledge of GIS fundamentals and techniques related to data manipulation, geoprocessing, data management and development of metadata is essential
Must be detailed oriented and have excellent analytical and communication skills
Understand coordinate systems/projections and how these are manipulated in ArcGIS
Ability to multi-task GIS work across various projects, handle GIS problem solving tasks and work both independently and with a remote team
Proficient with ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMap and ArcCatalog) and have strong competency in the use of MS Word and Excel
Understanding of relational database organization, design, and functionality
Proficiency in the processing and analysis of raster and vector geospatial data
Demonstrated knowledge of cartographic design and production concepts and principles
Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate in both verbal and written form

Preferred Qualifications
Field based GPS data collection and GIS integration experience desirable
Basic knowledge of Python and/or model builder
Some exposure to AutoCAD and/or working with CAD data
Strong interest in building a career in the environmental consulting industry

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please forward your resume to Gisele Colbert, Principal Scientist at gcolbert@smart-sciences.com. Valid driver's license required. Smart-Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.