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Organization: Oregon State Marine Board
Title: Boating Facility Planning and Mapping Coordinator
Location: Salem, OR USA
Application Deadline: 2018-02-08
Posted: 2018-01-10

Position Description:

Do you have training or experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Microsoft Access databases? Are you a positive, energetic, upbeat person? Do you have a willingness to learn new things? If you answered yes, please apply now for this opportunity to join the Oregon State Marine Board!

We are seeking candidates to fill our Boating Facility Planning and Mapping Coordinator position.

WHAT YOU WILL DO!
You will provide research and analytical support for the Boating Facilities program by reading planning and technical documents, drafting comments regarding the potential effect to recreational boating and waterways. You will be using GIS to process a variety of geospatial data, create data, custom maps, shape files related to boating and updating program datasets.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU!
Be part of a small positive collaborative work unit where the focus is on recreational boating access. You will learn where all the waterbodies are in Oregon and how boaters recreate.

We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year.

OREGON LIFESTYLE
Salem, the state's capital city, is located in the center of the Willamette Valley -- one of the most fertile and agriculturally-productive regions in the world. This area, dotted with cities, farms and forests, is considered one of the most livable in the country -- offering a low cost-of-living, good schools and year-round pleasant weather. Salem is located less than one hour from Oregon's major metropolitan area, Portland, and is approximately an hour and a half from the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade Mountain Range, and beautiful Mt. Hood.

For outdoor enthusiasts and urban culture fans, opportunities abound in and around Salem. Outdoor recreation, performing arts and a variety of festivals and special events are offered year-round.

Just east of Salem, you'll find spectacular mountains with a myriad of lakes, rivers and streams, allowing for an abundance of recreational opportunities. You're never far from a place to enjoy skiing, camping, fishing, white water rafting, snowmobiling or other outdoor activities.

To the west you'll find the rugged, picturesque Oregon Coast. The coast offers lighthouses, viewpoints, bays, and beaches that dot the unspoiled, 400-mile shoreline. Visitors can experience the wonders of the ocean by exploring tide pools or joining whale watchers during the whales' twice-yearly migration or view the sea life up close at the Oregon Coast Aquarium.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply, please review the official job announcement at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1948274 and complete the online application process. Applications must be received before 11:59 p.m. on February 8, 2018.