Job Detail

Organization: GISinc
Title: Documentation Data Technician
Location: Denver, CO

Posted: 2019-07-23
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

GISinc is a small business whose core purpose is to create insight through spatial technology. Since 1991, our team of professionals has been using Geographic Information Systems to solve staffing, technology, and business needs in markets ranging from Federal, State, and Local Governments to some of the largest public and privately-held companies in the world. If you are passionate about achieving results by using your technical skills to sell solutions, please submit your resume using the link below.

To be considered please submit a detailed CV that outlines the experience and requirements below.

Role: Documentation Data Technician

Role Summary:
The primary role of the Documentation Data Technician is to support the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Assessment Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) program with documentation for existing monitoring databases and related systems. Primary initial tasks will involve cleanup of a sample design database and photo archives.

Candidates must be eligible for federal security clearance and proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

Essential Functions:
• Process and maintain photos, sample design implementation data, and field data related to rangeland monitoring.
• Supports implementation of sampling designs for rangeland monitoring.
• Organizes data and performs data management with database software, GIS (geographic information systems), and statistical software.
• Supports dissemination of information about the AIM program through the creation of supplemental materials such as maps, reports, diagrams, charts, etc.
• Assists the national terrestrial and aquatic ecologists within AIM by preparing and cleaning data products.
• Attends regular meetings to review work progress and schedule as well as meetings which pertain to the supported program/projects listed above (i.e., AIM, etc.)
• Assists with the use of vegetative and soils monitoring data of upland and lentic systems and aquatic data for lotic systems to inform determination of condition.
• Provide technical assistance to end users accessing and using geospatial tools.
• Effectively communicate complex technical problems and solutions to non-technical partners and userbase.
• Submits weekly report which summarizes finished and ongoing tasks.

Experience Required:
• Experience of more than 4 years with ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop software. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating at least 1 year experience using ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 or higher.
• Experience working with vegetative and soils natural resources monitoring data of upland systems to inform determination of condition.
• Professional experience of more than 2 years implementing field-based natural resources monitoring programs.
• At least 2 years’ experience with the implementation of a large scale vegetative monitoring program.
• Knowledge of monitoring data management both in the field and in the office.
• Ability to manage complex projects, including project management skills, skills in separating tasks, skill in organizing and facilitating manager and technical work groups.
• Ability to communicate technical information effectively to lay persons and resource specialists alike.
• Ability in developing written technical documentation (such as reports, training materials, whitepapers, etc.)

Competencies and Skills:
• Exceptional customer service orientation
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work productively with a wide range of people
• Able to translate technical concepts into layman’s terms
• Able to coordinate with program stakeholders
• In depth knowledge of GIS data development, editing and quality control procedures
• Self-motivated, pro-active, and ability to multi-task

Work Environment:
• Onsite at the BLM National Operations Center in Denver, CO
• Minimal travel required (approximately 10%)

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

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