Join our team at the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NeDNR). You will see that our mission of “managing Nebraska’s most precious natural resource through sound partnerships, cooperation and science-based decision making” will guide you as you succeed with the Floodplain Management Section of the Engineering Programs and Services Division. You will experience an excellent working environment, positive actions and growth opportunities.
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The successful candidate will receive guidance and training to confidently collaborate on projects under NeDNR's Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) grants with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), creating digital flood insurance rate maps (DFIRMs) based on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) guidelines and specifications, and providing technical assistance to the general public. Please be advised that this position is a grant funded position and is contingent upon continued funding. However, NeDNR has received grant funding since 1999 and a position has not been eliminated in that time. Typically, there is at least a year notice if funding is to be discontinued and the position were to be defunded.
245 Fallbrook Blvd., Suite 201, Lincoln
Examples of Work
REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education, or training in coding computer applications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Familiarity with geospatial concepts, practices and procedures including coordinate systems, projections, topology, LiDAR, and FEMA requirements. Familiarity with ESRI ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Online, Story Maps, and Enterprise GIS environments. Ability to analyze needs and user requirements.
Knowledge of the principles of technical writing; effective communication; public outreach; hydrology and hydraulics; floodplain management; FEMA's flood insurance rate maps, and flood insurance studies, and knowledge of FEMA guidelines and specifications as they relate to Draft FIRM creation, is desired. Skilled in using: ESRI GIS software and Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access. Ability to: prioritize tasks, be detail-oriented, follow guidelines and specifications, and work independently.
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