WDFW seeks Permanent Fish Program GIS Lead (Olympia, WA)

Job Close Date: 
October 3, 2016 - 12:00pm

This recruitment is for one (1) permanent Information Technology Systems/ Applications Specialist 5 in the Fish Program, Fish Science, Biological Data Systems (BDS) Unit. The duty station is the Natural Resource Building, Olympia, WA.

This position provides professional spatial data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services to WDFW and the Fish Program through management of statewide corporate spatial datasets. This position serves as the agency technical expert on complex datasets including high-resolution hydrography and freshwater fish distribution and use. This position manages the Fish Geographic Information Systems Section and directly supervises two Information Technology Specialists 4's.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Designs, develops and maintains tabular, geospatial, and statistical database and software applications.
Performs technical analysis and consulting activities on high risk/high impact projects.
Providing leadership and strategic oversight on troubleshooting and solving technical issues within the Fish Program for GIS products and process documentation and metadata development.
Serves as project leader and manager for Fish and spatial data analysis. Recommends strategic future technical direction for GIS products.
Supervises data system and GIS technical staff throughout the State.
Develops standards, methods, policies and procedures for management of Fish Program GIS data systems.
Works with and provides technical leadership in joint agency tribal geodata projects
Performs budget and contract administration activities.
Plans and pursues funding opportunities and collaborative projects with other entities and agencies.

For more information: CLICK HERE