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Sonoma County Ag + Open Space District GIS Coordinator

November 21, 2019


 Ag +Position  Title: 
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator
                                                                    

 

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator - a critical team member who will support planning for the land conservation activities of Ag + Open Space. This position is assigned to Ag + Open Space’s Conservation Planning Program

 

Join one of the nation's leading land conservation organizations!
 

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator - a critical team member who will support planning for the land conservation activities of Ag + Open Space. This position is assigned to Ag + Open Space’s Conservation Planning Program. This is an excellent opportunity to join a mission-driven organization with a passion for protecting lands that contribute to Sonoma County’s scenic beauty, local agriculture, native habitats and recreational lands.
•This position is responsible for overseeing and administering the District’s GIS databases, data models, infrastructures, and platforms, and may have lead level responsibilities for the coordination and review of work, as well as training for GIS staff.
•In collaboration with others, this position will be responsible for a major evolution of the District’s data and analysis framework, and will need to work pro-actively with a range of people, systems, policies, hardware and software to effect and maintain this change.
•In addition to large scale, ongoing, proactive process improvements, the position will also need to respond to the daily GIS and mapping needs of the organization – including identifying, creating, and maintaining spatial data and summary statistics, recommending and performing complex analyses, and developing maps and other data.
 
The ideal candidate will possess:
•Any combination of education and work experience that would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed herein.
•Normally, this would include a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, with major coursework in Geographic Information Science, information systems, computer science, urban or regional planning, environmental planning, natural resources management, or a related field and three years of progressively responsible experience in
technical or data management specific to GIS systems as applied to conservation planning, open space, parks, natural resources, land use or a similar field.
•A graduate degree in a related field and experience with technical project management are desirable.
 
 
How to Apply:
  • Applications are accepted online here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma
  • Application submissions require the supplemental questionnaire be completed.
  • All applications must be received by midnight, December 16th.
  • Interviews for selected candidates will be held January 16th and 21st in Santa Rosa.
 

 
About Ag + Open Space 
  Our mission is to permanently preserve the diverse agricultural, natural resource and scenic open space lands of Sonoma County for future generations. Created in 1990 by Sonoma County voters, Ag + Open Space has protected over 114,000 acres of land to date through conservation easements and outright purchase. Ag + Open Space is a county-wide dependent special district funded by a voter-approved quarter cent sales tax, with the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors serving as the District's ex officio Board of Directors. In 2006, voters reauthorized the sales tax for another 20 years, through 2031.
Please visit the Ag + Open Space website for more information.


 
For more information & to apply online, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331.
 

The District prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people. Please view the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information.

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