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Organization: The University of Delaware
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Newark, DE
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-03-25

Position Description:


GIS Analyst
The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS, http://www.dgs.udel.edu), located at the University of Delaware, seeks a highly skilled individual for a GIS Analyst position. The Analyst will focus efforts on a program that complements DGS’s leadership in geological, natural hazard, and flood mapping; and will lead activities in compiling, processing, and distribution of lidar-based elevation and geologic data resources. The primary goals for this position are 1) to generate hydrologically conditioned digital elevation models (DEMs) to support hydrologic analysis and extraction of watershed boundaries for the state of Delaware, and 2) the management, analysis, and distribution of topographic contours, DEMs, and other Earth science geospatial data that benefit the public at large, the business community, and agencies at all levels of government within Delaware.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in geography, Earth science, engineering, or related field with four years of technical experience (professional, consultative, or academic) designing, constructing, managing, analyzing, or distributing geospatial Earth science information. Candidates should also have demonstrated experience with performing hydrologic conditioning of DEMs, geospatial processing, QA/QC of topographic contours and other elevation datasets, GIS/spatial data management, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and strong oral and written communication skills.

This is a full-time, temporary professional position. More information and application procedures for this position can be found on the University of Delaware’s UD Jobs website, www.udel.edu/udjobs

To Apply: For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit our web site at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs. The reference number (Job ID) for the position is 105347.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.