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Natural Resource GIS Analyst/Programmer

Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.

Vallejo,  California
GIS AnalystGIS Developer

About the Position 

This position will include building and maintaining a GIS system and the maintenance of corporate-wide applications to disseminate geospatial, tabular, and other map products including Mobile GIS and Web GIS applications. You possess knowledge and skill in the following software: ESRI GIS products including ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Online (AGOL), Oracle, PL/SQL Developer and MS Access databases. This position will work on-site at the US Forest Service R5 Regional Office located in Vallejo, CA. 

The Natural Resource GIS Analyst/Programmer will perform the following tasks:

  • Develop complex SQL queries in consultation with coordinators and users.
  • Create scripts to identify data discrepancies in current application databases, then provide end users with discrepancy reports and correction direction.
  • Perform landscape-level project analysis in support of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) using existing applications.
  • Use MS Access to create and develop custom output reports from National Application data.
  • Create final reports, PowerPoint presentations, and AGOL story maps.
  • Manipulate legacy electronic tabular and spatial information provided by regional sources into current data formats and for migrating it into corporate databases.
  • Work in concert with Mobile/Web GIS staff to ensure NRM standards and protocols are used.
  • Develop business-specific User Guides to assist program managers, users, and other personnel in bulk data retrieval and display, and upload geospatial information from corporate databases by creating custom maps, scripts, and tools.
  • Tasks also include slope, volume, area, and hill-shade analysis, and various spatial modeling including surface modeling, demographic modeling, travel-time and cost analysis, dynamic segmentation, and route analysis.

About You

To excel in the Natural Resource GIS Analyst/Programmer position, you should possess the following skills, experience, and background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography or Earth Science.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in GIS is highly desired.
  • Five years of intensive and progressive experience in a field requiring extensive use of GIS.
  • Experience with ESRI GIS products including ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Online (AGOL), Oracle, PL/SQL Developer, and MS Access databases.

In addition, the following skills are desirable:

  • Background knowledge of hydrology, botany, wildfire, geology, soils, vegetation, and infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of NEPA processes within a Natural Resource agency.
  • Familiar with mobile technology and application development for mobile devices.

About Us

Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. is a full-service natural resource consulting firm, with expertise in environmental services, forestry, and geographic information systems (GIS). A set of core values guide our work, focusing our efforts on providing responsible, sustainable solutions that meet client needs.

Our areas of expertise include forestry, wildlife, fisheries, wetlands, water quality, and GIS. Our work is characterized by the highest level of client service, the application of the best science and technology, quality processes and results, integrity, and our respect for the natural environment. We provide natural resource consulting services to both industry and government and have done so since 1921.

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Mason, Bruce & Girard is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and we do not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status or consideration protected by local, state and federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and any other organizational action. MB&G’s written Affirmative Action Plan is available to all employees and job applicants upon request.

MB&G is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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