Use your knowledge of geospatial technology to assist the public in finding access to outdoor sporting activities and support biologists conserving and managing fish and wildlife populations. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources/Wildlife Information Systems Branch seeks a Geoprocessor III to develop applications and manage/maintain geospatial datasets for both public and internal professional users.
Essential software knowledge includes Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) products (particularly ArcGis Desktop, ArcGISPro, ArcGIS Online mobile technologies) and Microsoft Office Suite (particularly MS Access, SQL Server, Excel). In addition to these core software needs, outstanding candidates will have experience with Global Positioning System (GPS) collection/conversion, fish and wildlife survey techniques, statistical data analysis, SharePoint, and Teams.
Job duties include:
• Develop applications using species distribution and habitat data to optimize geographic information system (GIS) connectivity to these data sets for State and Tribal Wildlife Grants.
• Create and organize GIS projects and applications using Arcview and/or Arcgis Software. Evaluate current Av 3.2 applications for migration to Arcgis.
• Create simple maps, reports, charts, etc. for a variety of KDFWR and Non-KDFWR end users.
• Other duties as assigned. May include audio/video support, attending meetings and trainings, travel to field office locations.
We offer a great package of employee and family friendly benefits, including:
• A 37.50 hour work week (with occasional overtime required)
• Paid Time Off (Sick and Vacation) plus Paid Holidays
• Overtime/Compensatory Time
• Affordable Health Insurance with optional Health Reimbursement Account
• Life Insurance
• Wellness Incentives Program
• Training/Career Development Opportunities
• Optional Deferred Compensation program (401K)
• Lots of Employee Discounts on electronics, health and wellness, retail, travel/events/entertainment, and services/education
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree. Applicant must have successfully completed six semester hours in computer science, data processing, or geographic information system courses.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Three years experience in geoprocessing.
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A master's of science degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: One year experience in geoprocessing will substitute for the six semester hour requirement. Experience in manual mapping techniques, photogrammetry, or land surveying will substitute for the bachelor's degree on the basis of 18 months experience for one year of education.