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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 9:29 PM Subject:
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      Date: Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 9:29 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      GIS Researcher

      Posted: 06 Apr 2012 10:52 AM PDT

      Job Announcement No. 2012-0017 GIS Researcher (Oakland, California)

      Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting firm, seeks an
      entry-level GIS Researcher for its Oakland office. This is a full-time
      position in which the incumbent will support senior staff and planning
      staff on a variety of projects. Work requires incumbent to apply
      independent judgment in managing priorities and coordinating work
      activities to meet established deadlines. Specific duties would
      include: GIS data management and creation, project coordination,
      supportive mapping, data analysis, and geo-spatial product production.
      Incumbent is expected to work on one or more projects providing high
      quality mapping analysis and technical assistance under tight
      deadlines. Qualifications: Applicant’s must have: • A strong
      commitment to a conservation ethic, a strong desire to identify and
      support strategies for natural resource conservation, and a commitment
      to use green best management practices in the performance of work. •
      Detail orientation, with strong data requirements identification and
      map production skills. • Accomplished written and oral communication
      skills. • Sound judgment, ability to work independently and strong
      oral presentation skills. • High proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS 9.3 or
      higher • Experience using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and
      Adobe InDesign software as they relate to desktop publishing and GIS
      cartographic applications. o Developing knowledge of Visual Basic,
      Python and other GIS related scripting language is a plus. o Knowledge
      of habitat conservation, land use management and natural resources is
      a plus. • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook,
      PowerPoint, Access. • At least 2000 hours of GIS project-related
      employment (internship, full-time or a combination from both) • A
      BA/BS degree o Holding a degree with a major in Computer Science,
      Planning, Geography, Natural Resources Environmental Science and/or a
      Certificate in Geographical Information Systems is a plus. Primary
      Duties and Capabilities include: • Perform raster- and vector-based
      GIS analyses as needed. • Develop high-quality custom maps and
      templates. • Assist with the classification and procurement of new
      data. • Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data from staff and
      determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS. •
      Digitize map features into ArcMap from hard copy source material. •
      Design and develop project specific GIS procedures requiring
      programming of customization of GIS applications. • Convert data
      into the GIS from a variety of formats including CAD, raster images,
      tabular data, and KML. • Assist in the development, creation and
      maintenance of GIS geo databases. • Support GIS computer
      administration, including software installation and maintenance. •
      Exercise sound judgment to independently define, investigate and
      resolve mapping problems and conflicts. • Present and brief mapping
      analytics and results orally. The incumbent must: Be eligible to work
      in the United States (a DHS Form I-9 must be completed by the selected
      candidate and will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Homeland
      Security for verification of eligibility to work through E-Verify).
      • Submit to and pass a company background check, if selected for the
      position. • Must live in or be willing to relocate to a designated
      HUBZone (see www.sba.gov/hubzone/ for more information) (a relocation
      allowance may be considered) Salary and Benefits: The company will pay
      a competitive salary commensurate with the incumbent’s level of
      education and experience between $35,000 and $45,000; and will also
      provide access to a 401k plan, health, disability, and life insurance,
      paid leave, and other benefits. Application Requirements: If you are
      reading this ad on the Company’s website, click the link to the
      \"Information on Applicants\" page and it will take you directly to
      that form. Please fill out the \"Information on Applicants\" form and
      then, using the provided browser buttons, attach a cover letter, your
      resume (or curriculum vitae), a minimum of three professional
      references (at least one should be from someone who can attest to your
      GIS capabilities), and a sample of previous GIS work you have done. If
      reading this ad elsewhere, follow all of the instructions of the
      website or employment service provider for submittal and then go to
      the Company’s website at and follow the above instructions for
      submittal on the Company website. Submittals that do not include all
      of the requested items, above, will not be considered complete.
      Americans with Disabilities Act

      Position Essential Functions Description: The incumbent will work in
      an indoor, climate controlled work station or office, occasionally be
      required to travel between various work stations and/or offices to
      coordinate work, may be required to attend public meetings, staff
      tours of the installation and go on field trips in the surrounding
      area, and may undertake airline travel to professional development or
      staff meetings off site. Incumbent will be required to frequently
      organize and coordinate schedules, analyze and interpret data, engage
      in fast-moving problem solving, communicate with the public, craft
      written communication, including use of e-mail and other electronic
      reproduction of words, graphs, data and documents. Incumbent will be
      required to frequently use and be proficient with computers,
      telephones and mobile communication devices, copy machines and
      printers. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Marstel-Day provides
      equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without
      regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national
      origin, genetic information, age, disability, military status, or
      status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with
      applicable federal and state laws. In addition, the Company complies
      with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in
      employment in every location in which the Company has facilities or
      places its employees for assignment. This policy applies to all terms
      and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring,
      placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of
      absence, and compensation. Firm Name: Marstel-Day, LLC Location:
      Oakland, CA

      Payment: Paid Contact: Robin hayden Email: rhayden@...
      Phone: 703-342-7202 Posted: Apr 6, 2012 Category: GIS Start Date:
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