Evironmental GIS Specialist

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
13 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit    

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research,and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

Position Summary

Environmental Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist (Prof/Indiv Contrib I, Special) positions are available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands to be assigned Fort Collins, CO, to provide support for the CEMML’s environmental GIS projects.

Required Job Qualifications

The successful candidate must demonstrate U.S. employment eligibility. BA/BS degree in natural resources management, environmental science, geography, geographic information systems (GIS), history, anthropology, computer science, or related field. One year of demonstrated work experience is required in environmental related GIS. Course work will not be included. The successful candidate also must have demonstrated training and experience using GIS software, database management software, global positioning system technology, and geospatial technical writing and documentation. Superior written and oral communication skills are required. Travel to selected Air Force installations may be required for data collection and development. The successful candidate must have or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license by the employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications    

Demonstrated working knowledge of Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE) especially version 3.0 or higher. Experience using GPS for data collection, managing spatial data in geodatabases or Microsoft Access databases. Knowledge and experience in the U.S. Air Force GeoBase program and knowledge and experience with U.S. Air Force environmental programs are beneficial. More than 1 year of related work experience is desirable.

Diversity Statement    

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.