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GIS Technician | Sacramento, CA


Cardno is seeking a GIS Technician to sit in our Sacramento, California office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

> Create custom and standard map products for internal and external use as requested
> Use ArcMap tools, and extensions to accomplish project and analysis objectives
> Create and manage ArcGIS Online maps for web mapping applications and user data collection
> Create maps, graphics and charts on a regular and as-needed basis
> Convert, edit, transfer, and validate GIS data
> Update GIS databases, maps, website content, and documentation on an ongoing basis
> Gather GIS data and assist in the development of file structures and data collection methods
> Create documentation of procedures and processes, metadata, and best practices for projects
> Consult with internal and external clients to analyze and determine user information needs

Minimum Qualifications:

> Bachelor’s Degree or higher in geography, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management or a related field of study
> One (1) to three (3) years of professional experience working with ESRI’s ArcGIS (candidates with a Master’s Degree and <1 year experience will also be considered)
> Knowledge of principles, practices and applications of geography, GIS systems and GPS principles
> Knowledge or experience with standard GPS data collection/processing/management
> Basic understanding of, and a willingness to learn, environmental science and natural resource management
> Strong proficiency in ESRI’s ArcGIS (10.X or higher), Spatial Analyst, and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
> Demonstrated cartographic skills for high-quality map production and deliverables

Desired Qualifications:

> Experience with AGOL cloud-based GIS mapping platform
> Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot in a proactive, team-oriented environment
> Strong organizational skills
> Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; simultaneously work on and manage multiple tasks/projects, while working in a fast-paced environment
> Excellent oral and written communication skills
> Strong business/client orientation
> Strong attention to detail; resourceful
> GISP certification
> Flexible, team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as a part of a multidisciplinary team and with diverse team members
> Self-motivated with a positive and energetic attitude

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