Monday, May 16, 2011

Mid-Level GIS Analyst (oakland downtown)

Job Description:

Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. (Geosyntec), an environmental engineering and consulting firm, is seeking a full-time GIS Analyst in Oakland, California to support its Groundwater Remediation practice. The selected individual will take the lead in providing data management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support for both routine and “one-off” site investigation and groundwater remediation projects. The ideal candidate will be completely proficient in both GIS and database technologies and will have 3-5 years of representative experience.

Job Responsibilities:

GIS Analyst will be responsible for architecture and management of environmental relational databases and development and maintenance of GIS projects. Initially, they will support legacy workflows by focusing on data management, data analysis, data visualization, report generation, and figure preparation. However, it is expected that the GIS Analyst will take the initiative to develop tools and procedures to improve the efficiency, accuracy, and transferability of data-intensive work products. Such protocols may include programming of automated routines for analytical data evaluation within GIS applications and the expansion of our website development practice.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, geology, geography, computer science, statistics, chemistry, or related field.
• 3+ years experience with GIS applications (ArcGIS 9.3/10, Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Model Builder, ArcGlobe, ArcPublisher, ArcObjects/Python scripting)
• 3+ years of experience with RDBMS (Microsoft SQL Server and Access)
• Excellent task management and interpersonal communication skills
• Experience working with environmental data sets

Other Desirable Skills:

• Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
• 3D Visualization and Modeling Programs (e.g. EVS/MVS, Google SketchUp, GMS)
• GIS Application Development (stand-alone or web; ESRI or open source)
• Web Programming/Web Mapping

Candidate Attributes:

Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest candidates available in the marketplace. To be selected for this position, the candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and outstanding oral and written communication skills supporting positive internal/external client and contractor relationships. The GIS Analyst will be technically savvy, highly motivated, and have a mature personality. Must be an independent worker, but also collaborate well with others. Excellent project management skills are required, as are outstanding scientific problem-solving abilities. Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment. The selected individual will demonstrate passion for the business of environmental consulting, technical excellence and quality, leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with the Firm.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter, resume, salary requirements and/or history, and a sample GIS project deliverable to

Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.