Thursday, October 24, 2013

Job Posting: GIS Analyst III

Organization: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Closing Date: November 22, 2013 at 5:00 PM

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Position Description Document

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation is recruiting a GIS Analyst to be located in Fairbanks. This position will play a critical role in developing GIS capabilities for Wildlife Conservation staff and projects serving Interior and Northeastern arctic Alaska (Region III).

We are seeking an individual with strong GIS analytical and development skills with a particular interest in wildlife research and management. This position will provide a unique opportunity to participate in development of a GIS program for a scientific organization and to work on diverse wildlife research and management projects associated with a variety of species including black bear, grizzly bear, moose, wolf, caribou, musk ox, wolverine, sheep, various furbearers, small mammals, and game birds.

This position will work in close cooperation with biological, programming and biometric staff to design and develop GIS methodologies, software tools, applications, and databases to directly support wildlife management and research activities. It will serve as the principal GIS technical resource in Region III for consultation on, collecting, processing, and analyzing complex geospatial data.

This position is classified as a GIS Analyst III and is a permanent full time position with the department.

For more information, contact Robert DeLong at 907-459-7262 or via email at