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David Evans and Associates, Inc.
David Evans and Associates is currently seeking a GIS Technician to join our onsite project team located in Portland, OR. The GIS Technician will provide support to our Client's cultural resources staff working in the Federal Columbia River Power System Cultural Resources Program (FCRPS) and in the Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act Cultural Resources Compliance group (project compliance) within the larger Environmental Planning and Analysis organization (KEC). The FCRPS and project compliance groups obtain information on cultural/historic/archeological resources that may be affected by Client actions. Our Client maintains a variety of systems to maintain, track, and use this information for analyses, consultations and reporting in accordance with federal and state laws. The individual filling this position will spend approximately half of their time working in the FCRPS and half of their time working in compliance.
Position Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Research and gather data regarding various, previously completed, FCRPS projects and their project areas.
Digitize and stores acquired reports, site forms, and other historic documentation in the FCRPs Cultural Resource Program library and in SharePoint..
Add acquired GIS data to the FCRPS Cultural Resource Program GIS database
Organize data consistent with existing FCRPS processes.
Track data in FCRPS database.
Organize records in the project compliance database/library, including survey reports, site forms, correspondence and other documentation.
Enter project information into the project compliance geographic information system/database.
Provide maps or other products utilizing the existing database and GIS systems to display information.
Maintain various databases and ensure data quality through the use of automated and manual techniques to enter, edit, and process data sets.
Manage established data sharing agreements with other agencies, contract service providers, and other parties as needed.
Maintain permanent, archival records or survey reports. Maintains a database in order to provide precise access to specific stored archival records.
Education/Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in anthropology with emphasis in archaeology or a related field is required. Associate's degree can substitute for 2 years related experience (see below)
Related Experience - a minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is desired. Experience should be consistent with the specific responsibilities of the position.
Minimum Experience Requirements: This is a Level 1 Position - 3 - 5 years directly-related work experience is required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel and Word) required (MS Office 2010 proficiency required).
Experience with MS Access is required
General Requirements:
Experience with MS Project and PowerPoint,) and is required
Experience with SharePoint sufficient to create, customize and edit SharePoint sites and lists.
Experience with ESRI ArcGIS sufficient to create/manipulate geodatabases, create/edit data, link data to Access database is required.
Must have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to work in a professional manner, effectively, collaboratively and constructively with external partners, including state, federal, and tribal staff.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and competing needs concurrently under constricted deadlines
Ability to work in a professional manner, effectively, collaboratively, and constructively with all levels of personnel, inside of the agency
Ability to plan, organize, anticipate needs and problems before they arise, and utilize creative thinking skills in order to efficiently identify a solution
Proven ability to work under pressure in constantly changing and demanding environments; resource must demonstrate flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity
Ability to work well both independently and with varying workgroups to elicit and foster a positive and supportive work environment
Additional Requirements:
This position may be eligible for situational offsite work, subject to the completion of a Supplemental Labor Offsite Work Memorandum of Understanding
Performance Expectations:
This position works with restricted and sensitive information; must ensure that confidential information is protected and appropriately handled.
Act as a team player; consistently model outstanding customer service skills, with demonstrated willingness to go the extra mile.
Transmit information effectively, to present and describe issues clearly and concisely.
Be self-directed, punctual and have an excellent attendance record.
_DEA is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation._
Date: 2014-03-10
Country: US
State: OR
City: Portland
Category: Survey & GPS - GIS
Job Type: Full Time
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