GIS Analysts (Biologist III’s within the Data and Technology Services Division) are responsible for designing, implementing, supporting, and administering all aspects of the department’s and/or division’s enterprise geographic information systems.
The position is located in the Data and Technology Services Division (DATS).
The incumbent should possess a thorough knowledge of current GIS software and tools, including but not limited to ArcMap, ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, Survey123, Collector, and Web AppBuilder. The incumbent should be highly proficient in current skills, techniques, and methodologies commonly used in GIS, including but not limited to data management, database development, cartography, spatial analysis, task automation, and scripting. Familiarity with enterprise-level systems, servers, and native app/web development a plus.
Duties include participating in daily Scrum meetings; completing GIS tasks as assigned; processing internal and external GIS data requests; building, maintaining, and working with data management systems; processing and analyzing wildlife resource and habitat data; building and maintaining mobile and web-based tools for field data entry and viewing; building and maintaining web-based dashboards and summary tools for management use.
Additional duties include participating in GIS project planning; providing alternative methods to improve accuracy or efficiency; identifying and participating in relevant training events or conferences; providing technical support to NDOW staff for GIS software and applications; participating in field work when necessary for learning purposes and/or product testing.
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, wildlife management or closely related field and three years of professional wildlife management experience such as conducting research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; development and implementation of project proposals for fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects; OR two years of experience as a Biologist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
GIS experience is required.
Experience performing data queries and spatial analysis is required.
Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)