Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist-North Dakota

Ducks Unlimited
Bismarck, ND
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Ducks Unlimited seeks a motivated candidate to provide GIS and mapping support for its conservation efforts in the Great Plains Region starting November 12, 2018. This 1-year term position will be stationed in the Great Plains Regional Office in Bismarck, North Dakota. Duties for this position will focus on but not be limited to: Development of an organized and cohesive geospatial database for use within the region. Development of automated conservation planning tools within both an ArcGIS and Google Earth environment. Assisting with a remote sensing project regarding regional hydrodynamics. Preparation of formal maps for presentations and display. Development of summary statistics and analyses. Trouble-shooting ArcGIS for conservation team members.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicant must be comfortable working alone within the ArcGIS environment and be capable of creating, maintaining, and editing shapefiles, features, and databases with minimal to no oversight. A good attitude and ability to collaborate are a must. Hire will be contingent on a clean background check and driving record and passing a drug test. B.S. degree in GIS or a related field Proficiency with ArcGIS, ArcMap, and Spatial Analyst Proficiency with Python Proficiency with Program R Experience with heads-up digitizing and remote sensing Experience with cartography Notes: Salary will be commensurate with experience. This position reports to the Manager of Conservation Planning, also stationed in the Great Plains Regional Office in Bismarck. To apply, please fill out the application materials on this link: and attach a letter of interest, resume and three professional references (with email & daytime phone numbers) and submit by November 9, 2018. For more information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact: Kaylan Carrlson at 701.355.3525 or
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