Columbia Land Trust, a local nonprofit that conserves and cares for vital lands, waters, and wildlife of the Columbia River region, has an immediate opening for a Part-time GIS Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing GIS technical support and GIS task management for conservation, stewardship and planning projects. Primary duties include assisting with day-to-day GIS project tasks for the organization projects, including GIS data management, collecting, analyzing, and mapping geographic data, and creating cartographic products for display and reports.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in geography, environmental studies/science, planning, or related field and a minimum of 12 credit hours in GIS-specific courses. One to five years of work experience as a GIS Technician or Analyst. Competence in working with ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop suite (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox) and extensions (i.e., Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst) and ability to perform GIS data conversion/editing, spatial analysis/reporting tasks, spatial database management, and GIS map production is a must.
To apply, send your cover letter (indicating salary history and requirements) along with a resume by 12/31/13 for consideration. You can learn more about us and view the full job description by visiting our website at www.columbialandtrust.org. Columbia Land Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Us: Since 1990, Columbia Land Trust has protected, in perpetuity, over 23,000 acres of lands along the lower 250 miles of the Columbia River. A majority of the protection has been accomplished with land ownership, with significant holdings as conservation easements or other conservation agreements, as well as transfer of land to public agencies. This region includes 13 Oregon and Washington counties, extending from the Pacific Ocean on the west to beyond the eastern edge of the Columbia Gorge Scenic Area, near the John Day River. The Land Trust has approximately 1,750 members in Oregon and Washington and has embarked on an ambitious plan to expand public awareness and participation in the conservation of the great lands of the Columbia River region. Columbia Land Trust’s headquarters are located on the campus of beautiful Fort Vancouver, WA.