Pay Range: $44,631 annually or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Provides GIS support for IWRRI applied research projects through development of irrigated land classifications and water consumption relationships using GIS programs and databases to process and digitize irrigated land. This will include organizing, managing, and analyzing Landsat data and NAIP imagery needed for water resource analysis of hydrologic data in support of the Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) Treasure Valley Aquifer studies. This position works under the direction of the IDWR Water Resource Information Section Manager in Boise.
- Bachelors degree or higher in computer science, hydrology, geography or related field of study.
- Good knowledge of: Geographic information systems; ESRIGIS software; cartographic principles. Environmental or natural resource science; Computer hardware and software configuration. - Good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Experience in operating, applying, and programming ESRI software products in a work environment.
- Writing technical reports.
- Masters degree in computer science, hydrology, geography or related field.
- Three or more years of related work experience; demonstrated skills with computers and written communications; experience with Landsat data, NAIP imagery interpretation; construction of geodatabases; creation of GIS metadata; interpreting and using maps and map projections.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP001982P
Posting Date: 10/29/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Preferential review of applicants to being on November 27, 2018.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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