GIS Assistant III (Full-Time / Benefited / Hourly / Non-Exempt)

Company Name: CSU Chico Research Foundation

Title:  GIS Assistant III (Full-Time / Benefited / Hourly / Non-Exempt)
Location: California Department of Fish and Wildlife office, Sacramento, CA
Description:  Working closely with GIS Analysts and Wildlife Biologists in a group setting, the
incumbent works on projects primarily focused on processing geospatial data for priority drought planning and response
for the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Examples of duties include support of GIS data development; processing
datasets for use and analysis in various projects; assisting project managers in scanning, data entry, and metadata
development; conducting quality control; maintaining detailed and complete documentation of the processes and
methodologies used in data development and analysis.

Minimum Qualifications: Enrollment in or completion of a Certificate or Degree program in GIS. Requires a
minimum of one year experience working in a GIS position or related fieldwork on GIS projects. Required knowledge,
skills and abilities include:
 Experience with ESRI ArcMap and Python;
 Familiarity with working on natural resource based projects and data;
 Use and maintenance of geospatial data development in a variety of formats;
 Strong organizational skills;
 Ability to communicate clearly, both verbal and in writing;
 Ability to function cooperatively and productively as a member of a unit;
 Ability to prioritize tasks and to solve problems;
 Willingness and ability to learn new technologies quickly.
The incumbent must be a self-learner who can solve problems with minimal supervision.

Preferred qualifications: N/A

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits: Starting wage: $15.82 per hour. Benefits include options for health, vision and/or dental
insurance; employer contributions to a 403(b) retirement plan (beginning year 2); employer-paid life and disability
insurance; and vacation, sick leave, and holidays. The employer is the CSU, Chico Research Foundation, a non-profit
corporation serving as an auxiliary organization of CSU, Chico. Employment is considered to be at-will.

Application Process: Applicants must submit a completed CSU, Chico Research Foundation application, cover letter,
current resume and three professional references. The application can be found on our website. Incomplete application
packets will not be accepted. Application review begins May 26, 2017. Applications received after May 25, 2017 may
not be considered. Applications can be submitted:
CSU, Chico Research Foundation CSU, Chico Research Foundation
CSU, Chico, Building 25 25 Main Street, 2nd Floor suite 206
Chico, CA 95928-5388 Chico, CA BY FAX: (530) 898-3391
For questions, please contact the Research Foundation Human Resources office:
BY PHONE: (530) 898-6811 or VISIT OUR WEBSITE:

Application Deadline: N/A