Aquatic Ecology GIS Technician – West Virginia

Agency
USGS leetown Science Center, Aquatic Ecology Lab
Location
Leetown, West Virginia USA
Job Category
GIS & Computing
Salary
TBD
Last Date to Apply
08/16/2019
Website
https://www.lsc.usgs.gov/
Description
The USGS Leetown Science Center, Kearneysville, WV USA seeks a full-time contract Research Technician to support projects centered on spatial modelling of fish habitat in the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware River watersheds. This position will support research on spatial assessment of fish habitat using watershed land use metrics, GIS analysis, and remote sensing.
Qualifications
Required skills include experience working in GIS with large geospatial data sets, and scripting in Python and R. Experience working with lidar data and the NHD stream database is a plus but is not required. A BS in biology, ecology, geography or related field is required and a MS degree is preferred.
Contact Person
John Young, Research Biologist
Contact eMail
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