Far Western has an immediate opening for a GIS Analyst. Job responsibilities include working with project managers to provide GIS needs for archaeological projects from pre-field research, to report production of print- and web-worthy cartographic products using ESRI ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro. This job requires a detail-oriented person with the ability to work with a variety of enthusiastic scientists in a fast-paced environment. This position is available in our Davis office, though occasional day trips to our Sausalito office may be required.
Preferred candidates will have a GIS Certificate or comparable degree, and strong database skills as well as knowledge and experience with high-accuracy GPS, Microsoft Excel, Access, as well as general principles of archaeology. A basic understanding of task automation via Model Builder or via various other programming languages is expected.
WHO WE ARE
Founded in 1979, we are one of the largest and most respected cultural resources firms in the United States. We take pride in balancing the compliance needs of our clients with high-quality archaeological research, innovative problem-solving, and the involvement of Native American tribes and tribal groups.
Our GIS Group is made up of:
WHAT TO EXPECT
Open, shared workspace with the team
Focused, yet personable co-workers
Interaction with smart, hard-working scientists in archaeology and GIS
Casual dress code
Healthy work/life balance
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
GIS Certificate or comparable degree
Experience with ESRI ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro
Strong database skills and experience with software such as Microsoft Access and Excel
A basic understanding of task automation via Model Builder or various other programming languages such as Python.
Knowledge and experience with high-accuracy GPS data collection
Paid holidays and paid time off (PTO)
Health care and dental/vision stipend
401k with company profit sharing
FSA Account options
Opportunities for training and conference attendance
Transit Commuter Benefits
Please prepare an updated resume, a cover letter, and three professional references for consideration.
Deferred Compensation (457B, 401K, etc.)
Job Experience Length (in years)
GIS Certificate or comparable degree; Experience with ESRI ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro; Strong database skills and experience with software such as Microsoft Access and Excel