Job Detail

Organization: Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Fort McCoy, WI

Posted: 2020-05-22
Application Deadline: 2020-06-08

Position Description:

The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open GIS Analyst position at Fort McCoy, WI. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/77461. 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 Fort McCoy, WI.

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 Army natural and cultural resources programs. This includes but is not limited to cartographic support, data requests, and data analysis. This position will engage with Natural and Cultural Resources Program Managers and staff at all supported the installation on a routine basis. This includes but is not limited to collaborating on projects, providing status updates, and presenting to small groups.

Additionally, the GIS Analyst will, in consultation with federal partners, will liaise with non-federal partners to develop data used for planning of collaborative projects with non-installation partners. GIS Analyst will provide expert advice to Fort McCoy staff and other CEMML staff to develop and analyze data in an efficient and timely manner.

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.
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.
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, geographic information systems, geography, environmental science, or related fields.
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:
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 June 8, 2020 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. 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 birthdates 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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