Job Detail

Organization: University of Idaho
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Moscow, ID

Posted: 2022-04-05
Application Deadline:

Position Description:


University of Idaho

GIS Analyst

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $24.04 - $28.85 per hour, depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Based in Moscow, Idaho, the GIS Analyst will support IGS staff in grant-related responsibilities and research including database creation and management, digital cartography, and geologic mapping. The position reports to the DML Manager and requires the development and maintenance of GIS and non-spatial relational databases in a collaborative team environment. High-level proficiency of ESRI (ArcGIS) software is required.

Minimum qualifications include (1) a Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, or closely related field and two years of applied GIS work experience OR (2) a Master's degree in GIS, Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, or a closely related field with extensive demonstrable experience applying GIS to problems in geological sciences. This position is eligible for state of Idaho benefits. Salary is $24.04 - $28.85 per hour, depending on experience. This position is renewed annually, contingent upon funding and performance.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, or closely related field AND two or more years of applied GIS work experience OR
• Master’s degree in GIS, Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, or a closely related field with extensive demonstrable experience applying GIS to problems in geological sciences.

• Experience in the application of ESRI Geographic Information Systems software including data analysis, modeling, geoprocessing, data capture, data conversion, relational database design, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online as applied in the geological sciences.
• Experience using vector graphics and desktop publishing software, such as Adobe Illustrator.
• Experience in scripting languages used in GIS and relational databases, such as Python, SQL, or Visual Basic, and willingness to learn more as needed.
• Experience in managing several projects concurrently.
• Experience in editing and writing business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in the application materials.
• Experience in working in a customer service-oriented team environment to accomplish shared goals.
• Experience in using computer software and applications for word processing, developing spreadsheets, email and internet research.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Three or more years of applied GIS work experience.
• Previous experience working with a State or Federal Geological Survey.
• Experience working with geological data.
• Proficient knowledge of geological mapping principles and skills.
• Working knowledge of GIS-based, web data delivery application techniques.
• Demonstrated ability to automate GIS workflows using novel, self-made Python scripts.
• Knowledge of QA/QC techniques to assess the quality, accuracy, and content of spatial databases and GIS deliverable products and publications.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

• Ability to carry and/or otherwise move equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP003315P

Posting Date: 04/04/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications received by April 18, 2022 will receive priority consideration.
Please upload optional certificates and licenses to the Other Document 1 field.
Please upload an optional example of geologic map and/or database that you have produced to the Other Document 2 field.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2983590

EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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