Social/Biological/Physical Science Information Specialist

  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Missoula, MT, USA
  • Oct 16, 2019
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources GIS - Remote Sensing

Job Description

Summary

This position is located in Region 1, at the Regional Office in Missoula, Montana.

Responsible for supporting managers and resource specialists in the use of geospatial technology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for land, natural resources and ecosystem management.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Joel Egan at (406) 329-3278 or joel.egan@usda.gov.

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Responsibilities

  • Oversees data life cycle management. Works with managers and resource specialists to determine type, amount and level of information required to develop and analyze ecosystem management alternatives.
  • Provides expertise and makes recommendations on the development and application of geospatial analysis processes, protocols and solutions to mission critical resource management issues.
  • Compiles natural resource, topographic, and cartographic data for creation of thematic map products and presentation materials for multi-disciplinary resource management planning.
  • Provides advice on the implementation, management, analysis, and use of geospatial information. Provides advice and recommendations on sources, standards, integrity, compatibility.

Travel Required

25% or less - Overnight travel is required for working with resource specialists at locations throughout Regions 1 and 4 as well as for meeting attendance and training.

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Salary

GS 11 Salary $62,236 to $62,236 per year