Job Detail

Organization: Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Title: GIS Analyst - Barksdale Airforce Base, LA
Location: Barksdale, LA

Posted: 2020-03-26
Application Deadline: 2020-04-12

Position Description:

The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open GIS Analyst position located at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit:

Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

A Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst (Research Associate II Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). The duty location is full time at Barksdale Air Force Base and the position also serves Claiborne Air Force Range, Columbus Air Force Base, Keesler Air Force Base, and Maxwell Air Force Base. This position will require travel, up to a week at a time, to supported installations.

The GIS Analyst will be responsible for data development and data maintenance for all environmental GIS data. This includes but is not limited to incorporating data from disparate sources, applying quality control checks, and standardizing data to the SDSFIE. The individual will also be responsible for providing GIS support to the Air Force environmental programs. This includes but is not limited to cartographic support, data requests, and data analysis. This position will engage with Air Force environmental Program Managers and staff at all supported installations on a routine basis. This includes but is not limited to collaborating on projects, providing status updates, and presenting to small groups.

The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by the proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. This position cannot support telecommuting.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum of a BS or BA degree(s) in computer science, information technology, geographic information systems, geography, environmental science, or related fields.
Three years of demonstrated GIS work experience is required, coursework will not be included.
The successful applicant shall demonstrate experience in all of the following: environmental-related GIS, Esri’s ArcGIS software, and cartography.
Must have demonstrated work experience applying spatial data standards, data development, and data maintenance.
Must have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, as well as take initiative to resolve issues.
Must demonstrate superior verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to pass the DoD background check for a Common Access Card (CAC).
The applicant must be able to work full-time on-site.
The applicant must be able to travel (up to 1 week in duration) at least 2 times per year to each remotely located Air Force Base within the area of responsibility.
This position may require fieldwork to obtain environmental data, which includes possibly walking long distances in adverse terrain and weather conditions, carrying all necessary supplies and equipment.
The successful candidate must have or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license by the employment start date.
The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Desired qualifications include experience working in a highly structured organization, demonstrated knowledge of military instructions, directives, guidance, and environmental regulations and processes.
Demonstrated work experience with the following:
U.S. Air Force GeoBase program,
Geospatial documentation and metadata,
Geospatial Standards including: Spatial Data Standards for Facility, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE), and International Organization Standardization (ISO) or Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) standards,
Disseminating information to stakeholders and public or private entities.
Field data collection methods including using GPS equipment and post-processing of data.
Existing National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) is highly desired.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than April 12, 2020, 11:59 pm (MT) for full consideration at Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.
2) Resume
3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot.
4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot.
5) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

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