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Organization: Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
Location: Gainesville, VA, USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-11-28

Position Description:

Seeking a GIS Technician to start immediately.
This is a full-time position based in Gainesville, Virginia.

Educational Requirement:
A Degree in Geography, Cartography, or Environmental Sciences, with a Certificate in GIS is preferred.

Primary duties:
•Generating custom and template maps for environmental and engineering staff using ESRI ArcMap and AutoCAD software.

•Providing spatial data management including data entry, data creation, data acquisition, importing, exporting, editing, geo-referencing, converting and scaling between projections, familiarity with geodatabases.

•Calculating drainage area divides, performing watershed analysis, historic map research and interpretation, aerial photograph interpretation, cultural/historic resources data management, and land cover classification.

•Performing basic geoprocessing and working on existing python scripting.

Minimum Requirements:
•Knowledge in the following software programs: ESRI ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS 10.x, AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

•Experience with ESRI ArcGIS online

•Desire to learn new skills related to GIS and AutoCAD.

•Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.

•Knowledge of cartographic design principles and data driven pages.

•Ability to work independently and with a team.

•Experience in wetland and/or environmental sciences a plus.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills.

•Ability to complete short-term projects within tight deadlines.

How to apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts (with degree conferred), and references to Ms. Amanda Arms. aarms@wetlands.com