Cartographic/Graphics Technician 1

Company Name: Nv Bureau Mines & Geology


Title: Cartographic/Graphics Technician 1
Location: Reno, NV
Description:The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Cartographic/Graphics Technician 1 for Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. The position will be responsible for producing high-quality maps, data, reports, posters, figures, and other products and will assist in the development/maintenance of web services, maps, and applications. The position will provide services and expertise in the areas of GIS, cartography, graphic design, publications, and web to faculty, staff, students, and clients as well as other duties as assigned.

The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.

This position does not provide layoff rights and is contingent upon funding.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Reno/Tahoe Area: Located just a 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, the Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.

For more information on Reno/Tahoe, please visit:

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school, one year of experience performing computer-based desktop publishing and one year of experience performing graphic arts, mapping or drafting tasks; OR an Associate of Applied Science degree in computer graphics, multimedia, geography, geology or closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with the following experience are encouraged to apply: ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software and extensions; geo-database management for map production; map/data conversion processes from legacy formats to GIS formats; metadata preparation and FGDC metadata standards; web services creation using ArcGIS Server; web applications development; web programming languages; desktop publishing software; background in geology. Please list relevant experience in your application.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits:  N/A

Application Process: 

Melissa Eras

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach the following to your application.

1. Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

2. Cover Letter

3. Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

4. Transcripts – Optional – If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Application Deadline: 7/26/2017