Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a national nonprofit organization advocating for healthier lifestyles by creating a nationwide network of public trails seeks a GIS Technician in the National office located in Washington, DC. This is an entry level position.
Core Job Duties:
digitizing and maintaining spatial data; locate new multi-use trail data and update data for existing trails; fulfill the strategies and goals related to TrailLink; and assist with locating data for research projects.
strong grasp of the ArcGIS platform; experience creating large datasets from digitization; experience working with GPS data; proficiency with ESRI’s ArcGIS platform and ArcSDE data; experience with image interpretation/verification; experience locating project-specific datasets and working with Census data (including ACS) and other government datasets is desirable; excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to listen to and interpret non-technical user requests or problems and clearly communicate technical ideas and concepts to GIS operators and users, and non-GIS users. For a detailed job announcement, please visit our website at www.railstotrails.org and then click on careers at the bottom of the page.
(Choose one form of transmitting your resume. No phone calls please).
Mail, fax or email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to:
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Attention: Elton A. Clark, Human Resources Office, 2121 Ward Court, NW, 5thFloor, Duke Ellington Building; Fax: 202-223-9257; Email: Elton@railstotrails.org.
Women and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. EOE