Are you an independent person who can stay on task while working with team members in multiple geographic locations and have experience working with environmental or water resources projects?
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Are you an expert communicator with excellent customer service, follow-through, and problem-solving skills?
Can you meet stringent deadlines and juggle multiple projects at once?
If you answered yes to all of these questions, Watearth wants to talk to you about our Senior GIS Specialist position. Watearth's Senior GIS Specialist must be able to work independently with good written and oral communication skills, an adaptable self-starter, and eager to creatively solving problems. They will work directly with our clients and participate in business development.
Watearth prides itself on proactive communication; the Senior GIS Specialist will be accountable for helping their local community on behalf of Watearth. We desire our staff to be capable of meeting deadlines and working on numerous projects at once without much oversight. This individual will thrive on challenging projects and be eager to dedicate the effort needed to complete projects on time and on budget — all in the name of leading the charge to protect the environment with responsible development. This work is not easy, but it is incredibly rewarding. We place a lot of trust in our employees to get the job done right and on time.
Watearth, Inc. combines extensive and award-winning experience in water resources, hydrology and hydraulics, Low Impact Development, Green Infrastructure, water quality, and environmental engineering with an unparalleled knowledge of sustainable stormwater and water management to deliver cost-effective, long-term solutions to our clients' environmental and water challenges. Are you tired of being stuck in a box? Do you thrive on working on a wide variety of projects? Watearth offers the opportunity for stimulating work on a broad array of water resources projects in multiple geographical locations. You will not be bored.
Roles and Responsibilities:
This position is for a full time employee of Watearth and working on a variety of projects including hydrology/hydraulics modeling, water quality, design of stormwater and water resources facilities, Low Impact Development and water conservation projects.
Position includes exhibits, databases, proposal graphics, renderings, programming project management, produce landscape architecture construction drawings, assist with civil construction drawings and GIS technical specialist. Projects can be in a variety of locations where we have offices although travel is not usually required.
Minimum Experience Requirements
• Prefer 6+ years experience with GIS for water resources.
• GIS certification preferred
• Bachelors of Science (required, Master level preferred) in Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Geographic Information System, Geography, Geoscience, Planning, Landscape Architecture, or related field
• Hydrology and hydraulics model preprocessing and mapping
This is a full-time position and is to be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. We offer flexible office locations and telecommuting, as well as some flexibility on hours, with required core hours each weekday to meet our Central Time Zone and Pacific Time Zone needs (may require greater than 40 hours some weeks to meet deadlines). We offer a flexible work environment including telecommuting opportunities, a competitive salary (DOE), and benefits.
Qualified applicants should send an attached cover letter and current resume in .pdf format. All emails and resumes will remain confidential.