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Organization: Geographic Information Services, Inc. GISinc
Title: Field Data Collection Program Coordinator
Location: Denver, CO
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-07-19

Position Description:

Geographic Information Services, Inc. (GISinc) is a small business whose core purpose is to create insight through spatial technology. This is an opportunity to work with one of the leading GIS consulting organizations. We are looking for technical people that want to tackle those tough to solve problems and love delivering solutions.

If you have exceptional talent and interpersonal skills and meet the following description, please submit a detailed CV that outlines the experience and requirements.


Role: Field Data Collection Program Coordinator

Role Summary: This role will work with a dedicated onsite team to support and achieve the goals of GISinc’s client in Denver, CO.
Candidates must be eligible for federal security clearance (DOI) and proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

Essential Functions:
• Plan, coordinate and implement the AIM (Assessment, Monitoring & Inventory) program within the Bureau’s Branch of Assessment and Monitoring.
• Develop and coordinate annual AIM implementation, including coordination of field logistics among state AIM coordinators to ensure each office has support to complete the field season.
• Serve as the lead point of contact for state offices implementing AIM to ensure the program addresses needs consistent with national priorities
• Work with state offices to ensure that sample design is followed to achieve statistical validity and identifies localized/intensive sample designs for project level AIM implementation to achieve multi-scale goals and reporting needs.
• Assist with report/product production and serves to support the national terrestrial and aquatic ecologist within AIM.
• Coordinate training courses including logistics, timing and instructor cadre. Provide field methods training.
• Ensure that monitoring products and results are synthesized in a form and format whose scope and meaning are larger than the sum of the individual parts for the management and interface of science with development of policy options. These products will be transferred to managers and policy makers.
• Support state offices in attainment of agreements, equipment, personnel, as well as ensuring training is successfully completed. When possible assist in creating relationships with partners to better leverage sharing data.
• Attend regular meetings to review work progress and schedule.
• Provide trainings and/or presentations of sites during development for user review and feedback as well as training on use of final products.
• Attend meetings which pertain to the supported program/projects listed above (i.e., AIM, etc.).
• Submit weekly report which summarizes finished and ongoing tasks.

• 4 + years in implementing field-based natural resources monitoring programs.
• Ability to coordinate the surveying, assessing, monitoring, analyzing, and evaluation of natural resources to permit multiple uses while preserving the areas’ ecological viability.
• Ability to manage complex projects, including project management skills, skills in sequencing tasks, skill in organizing and facilitating manager and technical work groups, stakeholders, contract/agreement management, and budgeting.
• Ability to lead and work efficiently in interdisciplinary teams, to facilitate integration of cross functional services and products, and to identify, create and maintain productive internal and external collaborative partnerships.
• Ability to communicate technical information effectively to lay persons and resource specialists alike.
• Experience in developing written technical documentation (such as reports, training materials, white papers, etc.).

Preferred Experience:
• Preference will be shown to candidates who can demonstrate experience with multiple-use land management.
• Preference will be shown to candidates with demonstrated experience providing field training instruction and supporting training logistics.

Competencies and Skills:
• Exceptional customer service orientation.
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work productively with a wide range of people.
• Comfortable working in high paced environment.
• Able to translate technical concepts into layman’s terms.
• Able to coordinate with program stakeholders.
• Self-motivated, pro-active, and ability to multi-task.

Work Environment:
• Onsite at the BLM National Operations Center (NOC), Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO.
• Travel up to 30% of the time

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

GISinc offers a full suite of base and elected benefits to all full-time employees included but not limited to: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, ESOP, PTO, Life, Long and Short-Term Disability, FSA, HSA, etc. To learn more about our award-winning Personal Choice Program visit us at https://www.gisinc.com/careers!