Website California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Research, acquire, analyze, sort, verify and disseminate spatial data pertinent for oil spill prevention and response to unit staff and other Department programs; this includes assessment of client needs, data file conversion and reformatting, design of databases to meet client needs, and metadata documentation. This work also includes digitizing spatial data and integration of a wide array of spatial and remote sensing data to compose and produce maps and figures for spill responders of response strategies, sensitive sites, natural resources at risk, restoration work, etc. Design, implement and perform database diagnostic and validation procedures to maintain database attributes, as well as graphic and relational integrity; locate and resolve database errors and reconcile differences between databases and source materials. Design, implement, document, test and disseminate new GIS applications and tools; assist with training of clients in application use and procedures. This may include the use of remote sensing tools and data. Participate in emergency response exercises and actual spill events; this includes the transport, setup, operation, and maintenance of GIS equipment and related peripherals, analyze, prepare, and integrate field data, and design and produce maps and other related activities as required under field conditions.
- Experience applicable to one of the following patterns may be combined on a proportional basis with experience applicable to the other pattern to meet the total experience requirements.
- A Master’s Degree in economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a related research-oriented field may be substituted for two years of the required experience. A doctoral degree in the same areas may be substituted for three years of the required experience.
- Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree. Work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis by applicants who have the required units mentioned above.
- Incumbents must possess 12 semester or 18 quarter units course work in any combination of a data driven research-related field, such as economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a research-related field. This must include at least one course in statistical methods; and.
Company: California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Tampa, FL, US
Application Deadline: N/A