Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML)
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Range: $52,000-56,000.
POSITION A Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst (Research Associate II Special) position is available located at Offutt Air Force Base (AFB), NE, with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML).
ORGANIZATION The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands is (CEMML) a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.
LOCATION Offutt AFB is the host station for the 55th Wing (55 WG), the largest wing of the United States Air Force's Air Combat Command, located near Omaha, Nebraska. The base is home to many significant associate units, including U.S. Strategic Command Headquarters, the Air Force Weather Agency, the Omaha operating location of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, and many others. Omaha is an outdoor enthusiast's playground. Recreational opportunities range from exploring underground caves at the Henry Doorly Zoo to college baseball's biggest event, the College World Series. Tree-lined walking and biking trails wind through the city, five area lakes and two rivers provide a variety of boating and fishing opportunities, and the city's vast array of parks and gardens each offer their own unique fresh-air experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will assist with Air Force environmental GeoBase data collection, input, review, and validation. Other duties include maintaining spatial and attribute data fields contained in environmental mission data layers, preparing documents including but not limited to geospatial metadata and quality assurance, and evaluating newly acquired environmental geospatial data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The successful candidate must demonstrate U.S. employment eligibility. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Minimum of a BS or BA degree(s) in computer science, information technology, geographic information systems, geography, or environmental science, or related fields and three years related work experience is required. The successful applicant should have working knowledge of applicable standards, such as SDSFIE (especially version 3.0), OGC, and FGDC. Other necessary qualifications include experience in environmental-related GIS, experience with Esriís ArcGIS software, and experience in geospatial technical writing and documentation. Must have or be able to obtain a valid driverís license.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge and experience in the U.S. Air Force GeoBase program and knowledge and experience with U.S. Air Force environmental programs are beneficial.
SALARY Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Range: $52,000-56,000. Continuation of position is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor for GIS Analyst efforts at each specific location.
BENEFITS Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 9% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visit http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.
Prospective candidates should apply online at https://warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs/. Apply no later than Decemeber 8, 2013, for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
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