Geographic Information System Technician - Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Jun 15, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Classification Title Temporary Hourly
Employment Category Temporary
Is this an Hourly position? Yes
Work Hours/Week 40
Overtime Eligible? Yes
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Description of Work Unit
CEMML is a research, education, and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU . CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support
resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and other CSU departments to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future
To learn more about CEMML's contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, please
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Position Summary
Geographic Information System ( GIS ) Technician (Temporary Hourly) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands ( CEMML ). This position is located at Fort Collins, CO and will require a 40-hour work week.
Position Minimum Qualifications
PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS The position may require bending, climbing, and lifting up to 25 pounds. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. by the proposed start date (proposed to be on or around 6/21/2021); CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. The applicant must have a BA/BS degree in natural resources management, environmental science, geography, geographic information systems ( GIS ), history, anthropology, or computer science. One year of demonstrated work experience is required in environmental related GIS . Course work will not be included. The successful candidate also must have demonstrated training and experience using GIS software, global positioning system technology, database management, and geospatial technical writing and documentation (i.e. metadata). Superior written and oral communication skills are required. The applicant must have a valid driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated working knowledge of Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment ( SDSFIE ) especially version 3.0 or higher. Managing spatial data in geodatabases. Knowledge and experience in the U.S. Air Force GeoBase program and knowledge and experience with U.S. Air Force environmental programs are beneficial. More than 1 year of related work experience is desirable.
Working Title Geographic Information System Technician - Fort Collins, CO
Posting Number 202100305T
Department CEMML
Salary Range $18.00-20.00 per hour
Employee Benefits
Visit CSU 's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit areas:
Close Date 06/20/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Apply no later than June 20, 2021 for full consideration. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered. Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
1)Statement of Qualifications (1 to 2-page letter addressing each minimum and desirable qualification described in the announcement including examples of ability to work independently)
3)Transcripts (for each degree earned or being pursued that is listed under qualifications)
4)Degree Conferral if Applicable (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded)
5)Three professional references, including at least one supervisor (will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates)
Applicants should send application materials to *
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
EEO Statement
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.
The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Essential Job Duties
Job Duty Category GIS
The successful candidate will assist with various aspects of the Air Force environmental GIS support program. Specific duties include developing maps, and assisting with the development and distribution of GIS resource documents and templates. Other responsibilities for the data maintenance effort may include assisting off-campus employees with data edits.
Percentage Of Time 100%
Minimum References Required 3
Maximum References Required 3
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
- Resume
- Cover Letter
- Resume or CV
- Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
- Other

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