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GIS Research Assistant/Conservation Cartographer

Archbold Biological Station , Florida

Posted By: Vivienne Sclater, December 4, 2020

Primary duties include:

• Create maps using the best available data to support conservation activities

• Be able to perform basic spatial analysis in support of your cartographic efforts

• Interpret data to produce tabular reports, graphs and charts,

• Be fully competent with ESRI’s ArcGIS suite of tools for a broad range of research and conservation purposes.

• Utilize ArcGIS tools to prepare visually appealing maps and presentation materials

• Be familiar with the type of wide range of outside agencies and online locations from which to access and download relevant data.

• Represent Archbold in professional organizations, GIS working groups, and local and regional conservation organizations.

• Anticipate the needs and work collaboratively with a range of people and partner organizations, from those having little understanding of GIS, to those utilizing spatial analysis and other advanced tools.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years full-time GIS experience, or Master’s degree and 1-2 years of fulltime GIS experience

• Experience with ESRIs ArcGIS software, including ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS online

• Demonstrate ability to produce cartographic products to support conservation.

Preferred Experience:

• Experience using GIS to address questions in ecology.

• Experience performing advanced spatial analyses

• Familiarity in working with high resolution imagery

• Experience with ArcGIS Spatial Analyst tools

• Experience with Florida agencies and GIS spatial datasets a plus but not required

• Experience working with Geodatabases, Access, R, and Python a plus but not required.

 

Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume with names, telephone numbers, and email address of three references to Vivienne Sclater at vsclater@archbold-station.org. Position will remain open until filled. Early application is strongly encouraged. Applicant must have U.S. citizenship or current authorization to work in the U.S.