GIS Specialist

Full-Time
West Sacramento
Posted 12 months ago
  • Organization: Ahtna Government Services Corporation
  • Location: West Sacramento, California
  • Salary: $48,900/year-$80,000/year

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (GIS Specialist)

•    Create baseline maps and other data layers as requested by project staff
•    Exercises initiative, resourcefulness, and independent judgment in direction and establishment of technology solutions for the company
•    Production of maps and cartographic products that are clear and understandable
•    Database loading and data conversion
•    Assist in production of database analysis and technical reports
•    Provide technical assistance and troubleshooting to end users of the system
•    Review and convert content to appropriate file format for upload
•    Collect current information from project stakeholders 
•    Maintains administrative and technical productivity through supervisory and independent responsibility, exercises judgment and makes technical decisions
•    Oversees maintenance of organized files for maps, computer reports, field surveys, and other data
•    Providing interface between GIS staff and consulting professionals working within the organizations
•    Perform any other duties as assigned by management

Level Specific Responsibilities:  (may include but not limited to)

Level – I
•    Project assistance to program and project managers; meeting scope, schedule, and budget on assigned tasks
•    Execute assigned tasks in accordance work plans and direction from higher-level staff
•    Acquire and/or develop an area of technical expertise
•    Engage program and project managers for task assignments
•    Designs, develops, tests, and debugs GIS applications

Level – II
•    Provide client assistance to program and project managers; scope, schedule, and budget on projects
•    Lead teams performing project tasks, both in the office and field locations
•    Technical project execution and document preparation, peer review project documents
•    Assist with task order and project proposals
•    Technical mentoring
•    Designs, develops, tests, and debugs GIS applications

Level – III
•    Provide client assistance to program and project managers; scope, schedule, and budget on projects
•    Lead technical project execution and document preparation, peer review project documents
•    Assist with task order and project proposals
•    Designs, develops, tests, and debugs GIS applications; trains GIS staff on use of applications

Qualification Requirements

All levels:
•    Associates Degree in GIS (Geomatics) or relevant field.
       o    Experience can be substituted for education on a 1:1 basis.
•    Current driver’s license with clean driving record, ability to be covered on company insurance

Level – I
•    One (1) to Three (3) years of relevant working experience. Specialized training and/or advanced degree such as MS may be substituted for work experience

Level – II
•    Three (3) to Seven (7) years of relevant working experience. Specialized training and/or advanced degree such as MS may be substituted for work experience

Level – III
•    Seven (7) to Ten (10) years of relevant working experience. Specialized training and/or advanced degree such as MS may be substituted for work experience

Preferred Qualifications

•    GIS Certificate/Degree (Geomatics)
•    Experience working on projects with Federal clients 

Shareholder Preference:  
Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, preference will be given to qualified Ahtna Native Corporation Shareholders, Descendants, and Spouses in all phases of employment.

Physical Demands (Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.)

•    Frequent lifting, sitting, standing, stooping for prolonged periods of time, using hands/fingers requiring dexterity, should have good hand-eye coordination and motion control in coordination with handling tools, equipment, and other related components 
•    Reaching with hands and arms for items above and below sight level, talking, hearing, and seeing (up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth, color perception, and the ability to adjust focus); walking from place to place within the project location with occasional use of stairs and no elevator available; bending, pushing, pulling, and standing for up to 12 hours.
•    Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds such as small electrical components, equipment and other materials
  
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

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