GIS Technician

VERMONT ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS   Montpelier, VT   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on November 9, 2022

GIS Technician

The Vermont Association of Conservation Districts (VACD) seeks qualified applicants for a full-time GIS Technician position. This position supports the work of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) by providing mapping and geospatial resource assistance to NRCS' Natural Resources Team and Field Office staff state-wide towards accelerating implementation of conservation practices on Vermont's working lands. The Duty Station or home office of this position will be determined based upon the geographic location of the selected finalist. The GIS Technician will have a working knowledge of natural resources, agriculture, or water quality, coursework and proficiency with ArcGIS, ArcPro and cartographic imagery, the ability to work independently and be comfortable with field work on farms. An interest in or familiarity with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles would be useful. A Bachelor's degree with an interest in conservation is required. Starting salary is $17.31 per hour and includes yearly salary advances, health benefits and a generous sick, holiday and vacation leave package.

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