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Forester - GIS

Employer
Sierra Pacific Industries
Location
Eugene, Oregon, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
GIS
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description We are looking for a qualified GIS Forester to work collaboratively with our Oregon Forestry Division in Eugene, OR. About The Position * Maintain and advance ESRI-based Geographic Information System enterprise architecture * Prepare GIS layers, applications, and data sets for various departments * Perform data queries and analyses using GIS for internal and contract technical specialists * Maintain and update feature classes and associated data in relational databases * Generate maps and reports needed by the Company * Develop new tools to support changing business needs (e.g., image analysis) * Provide technical assistance to other staff, foresters, and technical specialists relating to standard data collection tools and systems (e.g., iPad, GPS, various programs, and applications) * Develop and manage integrated applications that assist with efficient data collection * Assist with data collection for annual timber harvest depletion * Work in a dynamic team environment in a healthy and safe manner following established procedures Qualifications * Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, Earth Science, Computer Science, Forestry, or related Natural Resources discipline * Demonstrated understanding of spatial data, best practices, and analysis * 2 or more years of experience using ESRI software preferred * Strong computer skills required; including proficiency with SQL databases, Microsoft Access; coding skills are a plus (e.g. SQL, Python, VBA, etc.) * Familiarity with field data collection tools such as iPads, GPS, and file sharing/data management applications * Must be able to demonstrate good organizational skills with superior attention to detail, specifically as it pertains to QA/QC * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills * Positive attitude, self-motivated, ability to work as a "team" member in a crew environment * Must possess a valid driver's license Why Join Our Team? Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better. We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, the Foundation gives an average of $500,000 in scholarships. How To Apply If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a resume and cover letter referencing this position by October 7th 2022 to: Sierra Pacific Industries Attn: Erin McLeod, Human Resources PO Box 496014 Redding, CA 96049 (530) 378-8107 Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

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