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Organization: Foothill Associates
Title: Senior Level GIS Specialist
Location: Rocklin, CA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-10-12

Position Description:

Foothill Associates is accepting applications for a motivated senior level GIS Specialist with a minimum of 8 years of GIS experience. Job duties include converting and analyzing geographic data to produce maps and figures using ESRI’s ArcGIS in support of biological, regulatory, and environmental planning reports, proposals, and marketing materials. The work includes processing and integrating GPS data, imagery, and AutoCAD-based information; maintaining and updating GIS databases; and producing additional non-cartographic graphics as needed. The work includes performing quality assessment/quality control (QA/QC) tasks, generating metadata, developing document and mapping, procedures, and database organization. Researching data options and data availability, and communicating with design and engineering firms to obtain and clarify data will be part of the work. The successful candidate is self-directed, personable, and detail oriented; possesses excellent communication, organization, problem solving, and graphic mapping skills; enjoys working collaboratively; and meets deadlines.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in geography, landscape architecture, natural resources, or closely related field; proficiency in preparing, operating, and collecting data from GPS units; proficiency operating ArcGIS software in creating and maintaining GIS data, developing maps, and performing analysis; and proficiency in MS Office are required. The candidate must be proficient in preparing scopes of work and budgets, familiar with preparing proposals, and have experience in participating in interviews with local agencies. Field work, AutoCAD, and/or GIS programming experience are desirable.

Foothill Associates is a multidisciplinary firm located in suburban Sacramento near the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We are a small office made up of compassionate and fun professionals who form collaborative interrelated teams. We work for both public agencies and private sector clients; many who are repeat clients, our ultimate goal.

The position is full time. Salary will be based on experience. Current Benefits offered are Paid Leave (PL), 401K Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Flex Spending Plan.

Candidates should submit the following
• Cover Letter,
• Resume
• Map/graphic samples demonstrating technical and illustrative drawing skills (PDF Format preferred)
• Writing samples demonstrating writing skills

Please send complete package to hr@foothill.com or

Foothill Associates
HR Department
590 Menlo Drive, Suite 5
Rocklin, CA 95765