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Organization: The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.
Title: Natural Resources GIS Analyst
Location: Placerville, CA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-06-16

Position Description:

Join Sanborn’s award-winning team! Sanborn is looking for a Natural Resources GIS Analyst to provide technical and analytical support for National Forest plan revisions. This requires GIS knowledge, geospatial analysis, cartographic design and map production skillsets. The position is located at the Eldorado National Forest office in Placerville, CA.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
•Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography or Earth Science.
•Three years of intensive and progressive experience requiring extensive use of GIS and related tools.
•Work-related experience pertaining to natural resource management
•Expertise using ESRI's ArcGIS
•Knowledge and ability to work within the ArcGIS online environment
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Experience writing technical reports
•Expertise using Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat a plus.
•Master’s degree is desired.

TASKS:
•GIS Project Support
◦Requires the use of USFS corporate and other agency Geographic Information System data to perform GIS analysis and produce maps for USFS projects.
◦Data capture, map attributing, editing, plotting and reporting as required
◦Complete and update metadata records for GIS projects.
◦Collect geospatial and resource data using manual and technology assisted methods including GPS and mobile computing technology.
◦Incorporate field collected and remote sensing data into corporate geospatial data sets using established procedures.
◦Update geospatial data sets for multiple disciplines including recreation, silviculture, wildlife, hydrology, engineering, etc.
•Geospatial Analysis
◦Use standard operations and scripted processes to manipulate and analyze geospatial data to support multi-resource analysis in support of planning,

•Cartographic and Map Design/Production
◦Use GIS software and cartographic tools to create simple thematic and reference maps, following appropriate standards.
◦Read and understand metadata to determine appropriate use.
◦Use and understand project map templates

•Training and Support
◦Conduct informal training and provides technical assistance to GIS software users in the development, storage, retrieval and analysis of data.

CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL SECURITY AND SUITABILITY REQUIREMENTS
The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
•OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
•OF306
•National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
•Release to Obtain Credit Information
•PIV card application

If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position.

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.

Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

TO APPLY: Visit our website: www.Sanborn.com to apply for this position. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.