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Organization: 10,000 Years Institute
Title: GIS Services Specialist
Location: Forks, WA

Posted: 2020-04-27
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

10,000 Years Institute (10KYI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization conducting applied research, watershed ecological services, and education. 10KYI works toward community, ecological, and climate resilience in the Pacific Northwest. We evaluate the effects of human activities on the forests, rivers, wetlands, and estuaries that sustain our communities and ecosystems. We develop innovative science-based approaches to restore ecological integrity and promote sustainable practices in landscapes across the region.

Spatio-temporal data is crucial to every activity we undertake within the organization. From detailed reporting associated with project performance, to complex tracking and forecasting invasive and native vegetation and habitat condition, these data guide and communicate our activities, strategies and successes to partners and the public. Joining our team of resource managers and scientists to fulfill the requirements of a highly technical position specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), your duties will challenge you to organize, analyze, collect, maintain, upgrade, and manipulate geographic data in an evolving GIS integral to the organizationís research, watershed monitoring, restoration, and management objectives.

The organizationís GIS houses data related to aquatic and terrestrial habitat characteristics, research and resource management project metrics, invasive species and native vegetation, staff surveys, prevention and control activities, and numerous other natural resource data types. Our GIS Services Specialist performs relational database management; web server management, assist with network administration activities, back-ups, and system security; conduct raster, vector, and tabular analysis and associated cartographic duties.

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