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    Summary

    There are two (2) positions located on Sierra National Forest. One is located in Clovis, CA and one is located in North Fork, CA..

    These positions have the responsibility for supporting managers and resource specialists in the use of geospatial technology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for land, natural resources and ecosystem management.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Judith Tapia at 559-297-0706 ext. 4938 or jetapia@usda.gov.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide expertise and make recommendations on development and application of geospatial analysis processes, protocols and solutions.
    • Provide expertise and make recommendations on development and application of geospatial analysis processes, protocols and solutions.
    • Develop conceptual and mathematical models and perform multi-scale/multi-resource analysis in support of planning, analysis and monitoring activities.
    • Use spatial statistical tools for modeling geospatial data to simulate, estimate, interpolate, and predict natural processes and linkages with human uses and values.
    • Analyze geospatial data to support resource management decisions for multiple resource, jurisdictional, and ownership units.
    • Oversee data life cycle management and the organization and maintenance of multi-discipline resource information and data.
    • Coordinate input from managers and specialists to determine type, amount and level of information required to develop and analyze ecosystem management alternatives.
    • Assess quality, compatibility, and limitations of various data used in a wide array of land management and planning efforts.
    • Develop data dictionaries, data models, and metadata for multi-disciplinary information and geospatial applications.
    • Assess quality, compatibility, and limitations of various data used in a wide array of land management and planning efforts.
    • Develop data dictionaries, data models, and metadata for multi-disciplinary information and geospatial applications.
    • Coordinate conversion of geospatial information and remote sensing imagery into databases.
    • Compile natural resource, topographic, and cartographic data for creation of maps and materials, used in a variety of planning, assessment and decision activities.
    • Maintain liaison with internal and external organizations and individuals related to geographic information systems and mapping.
    • Provide advice on the implementation, management, analysis, and use of geospatial information.
    • Conduct formal and informal training and provide technical assistance to software users in the development, storage, retrieval and analysis of data and outputs.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for trainings and/or meetings. Also, project related work mostly on the Forest.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541958400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.