GulfCorps Conservation Information Manager, Remote, Gulf Coast

Agency
The Nature Conservancy, Gulf of Mexico Program
Location
Remote on Gulf Coast (Baton Rouge, LA, to Pensacola, FL)
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
TBD
Start Date
08/16/2021
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2021
Website
https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=49815&PostingSeq=1
Description
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC The Conservation Information Manager II manages and maintains conservation databases and provides technical support in GIS or other relational database technologies to the GulfCorps Program, a RESTORE Act-funded, NOAA-managed program that aims to restore, conserve, and enhance ecological systems and communities affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Program works with 5 conservation corps organizations running 11 crews across all 5 Gulf states. As work progresses, support may be provided to the Gulf of Mexico Program, a whole system in the Southern US Division. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Conservation Information Manager II processes spatial and/or relational data sets derived from cartographic and tabular source material. They perform data analysis and produce reports, provide hardware and software support, and train staff. They build, maintain, and populate data and records databases and manual files, produce maps and/or other graphic products and reports, and develop and maintain a GIS library and/or database products library. RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE May supervise interns and/or volunteers. May help develop work plans and project budgets as related to responsibilities. Trains TNC staff, partner organization staff, and/or corps staff on project-related monitoring data collection and database entry. Ensures integrity of data collection and management relating to conservation projects and project statistics/metrics Works under minimal supervision making independent decisions based on experience and judgment. Maintains and updates database software/information/data in accordance with program requirements. Works with TNC staff and external vendors to ensure databases are updated/maintained/May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances. HOW TO APPLY To apply, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 30, 2021. Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS BA/BS or Associates degree in related field and 2 years related experience; either with related relevant coursework, such as GIS, data analysis, database administration. Experience managing, maintaining, and populating databases and manual files. Experience producing maps and/or other graphic products and reports and operating GIS software. Experience analyzing, building, populating, and producing reports from databases. Experience with Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), various web browsers, Google Earth. Experience with manipulating, analyzing, and interpreting data. Experience with managing time and diverse activities under deadlines while delivering quality results. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences appreciated. 2-3 years related experience Managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources. Training experience. Communicating clearly via written, oral, and graphical means in English. AUTO SAFETY POLICY This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers. Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.
Contact Person
People Team
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