GIS Analyst

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GIS Analyst

VESTRA Resources Inc. is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to join our Geospatial / IT services team.

Duties include a wide range of consulting work -- needs assessments, database design, application design, data development, cartographic mapping, software installation, user training, acceptance testing, rollout support, and technical support, as well as business development, proposal and grant writing.

Qualified candidates must possess:
• B.S. / B.A. in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science, Planning or related discipline with 5 or more years of GIS experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrated knowledge and skills using Esri’s suite of GIS products.
• Knowledge of applications of GIS within specific domains such as natural resources, agriculture, local and state government, or transportation.
• Knowledge of QA/QC techniques to assess the quality, accuracy and content of spatial databases.
• Proficient knowledge of modeling and analysis using GIS software and datasets.
• Knowledge of programming languages, such as Python, VB.NET or C# is a plus.
• Excellent communication skills, a desire to interact with clients and agency staff, and great all-around people skills.
• Good writing skills - for documentation, training, proposals and grants.
• Good organizational skills, ability to thrive in a fast paced, high-pressure, challenging work environment, excellent at problem solving, and ability to think outside of the box.
• Genuinely excited and enthusiastic about learning and pushing technical limits / finding new solutions.
 
VESTRA has a reputation for developing innovative solutions to address needs of our clients. For this reason, the ability to think creatively and follow through on ideas is essential. VESTRA is located in Northern California, an area ideal for the outdoor enthusiast. The surrounding area offers year-round recreational activities such as boating, skiing, hiking, bicycling, hunting, and fishing. Our community offers excellent schools, affordable housing, and access to cultural events.
 
VESTRA offers competitive pay and benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, LTD), 401k plan, and opportunities for training and professional growth. Qualified candidates please send letter of interest, resume, references, and salary history to Human Resources via jobs@vestra.com. Visit our website for more information www.vestra.com