The Department of Ecology is Washington's environmental protection agency. Our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations. We support environmental work throughout Washington. Nearly 70 percent of our budget is passed through to local communities to pay for projects that benefit the environment. We were founded in 1970 as the first agency in the nation dedicated to environmental protection.
The Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response program (SPPR) program within the Department of Ecology has a great opportunity for an experienced GIS analyst to fill an IT Specialist 5 position. This job provides critical support in the areas of ArcGIS, mapping and visualization products that are relied on by Ecology staff, key decision makers and the public to identify and analyze oil movement, resources at risk, and spill response equipment capability in Washington State.
If you're looking for a fast-paced, dynamic and fun job, then we encourage you to apply for our innovative team. Our team protects Washington's environment, public health and safety through a comprehensive spill prevention, preparedness, and response program.
We are a national leader in taking on high-profile, complex environmental issues affecting our entire state regarding oil spill risk. We respond to oil spills and environmental emergencies by relying on key information and analysis this position would provide. We're leveraging technology and innovative approaches in order to reduce oil spill risk. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.
This is an exciting and challenging position for a proven GIS expert and creative problem solver looking to join our team of professionals who serve the people of Washington.
To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecy.wa.gov.
An Associate's degree or higher in Computer Science; GIS applied science OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in GIS, programming, information technology or related program
Two (2) years recent senior level professional experience using Esri ArcGIS technology (ArcGIS Desktop and Server, ArcGIS Online and ArcSDE products). Experience includes but not limited to analyzing, designing, implementing, maintaining and/or programming in large-scale and/or organization-wide information systems.
Four (4) years recent senior to expert level professional experience using Esri ArcGIS technology (ArcGIS Desktop and Server, ArcGIS Online and ArcSDE products). Experience includes but not limited to analyzing, designing, implementing, maintaining and/or programming in large scale and/or organization-wide GIS software applications and writing code and running scripts in Python.
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