GIS & Natural Resource Data Analyst Job at State of Montana, Helena, MT

  • State of Montana
  • Helena, MT

Job Description



Please remember to attach the required documents listed in this announcement:

Cover Letter


Applications missing the requested documents will be considered incomplete and may not progress further in the process. Documents not requested will not be considered in the recruitment process. The State Application is not a substitute for a Resume. This position is open until filled. You must apply through the State of Montana Career site.

Special Information:
Identity of applicants who become finalists may be released to the public if the Department deems it necessary.Employees who exceed 1,040 hours in a calendar year are also provided health, dental and life insurance. Other benefits include retirement, paid vacation, sick and holidays.This position may be covered by a VEBA (Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association).

A successful applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply.

Special Information:

Do you have experience managing natural resource spatial data and creating compelling GIS products? Are you interested in fisheries, wildlife, and natural resources information? Would you enjoy working with professionals dedicated to the stewardship of natural resources in Montana? If so, the Geographic Data Services Bureau at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is recruiting for two GIS and Natural Resources Analysts. These positions are unique opportunities for GIS professionals with a passion for Montana's fish, wildlife and recreational resources who want to use their experience and skills to benefit a fish and wildlife agency.

The successful applicant will have experience with, and be interested in fish, wildlife and recreational resources in Montana and share a commitment to FWP's Vision and Mission. FWP uses the Esri suite including ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online tools including Experience Builder, Field Maps, and Survey123. The ideal candidate has experience with these technologies as well as being analytical, detail oriented, creative, possess a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and excellent people skills. These positions require time management skills, the ability to collaborate successfully in a team, work independently on multiple priorities, and communicate with diverse groups of people. You must be able to clearly communicate concepts related to fisheries and wildlife science as well as GIS, data, and database concepts to individuals with both technical and non-technical backgrounds. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply. This position requires some travel and occasional irregular hours to meet project deadlines. Long hours of computer use at a desk are required. On occasion, there may be opportunity to participate in field work requiring physical exertion and possibly under adverse weather conditions.

Job Duties (narrative summary ):

A typical day in this position might include planning and managing statewide GIS data and services, developing official map publications, data analysis, map production, mapping application development assistance, technical support/outreach, and cross-division and cross-agency collaboration and support.



•A minimum of four (4) years of relevant GIS work experience (excluding internships and TA or lab assistant positions) managing natural resources or fish and wildlife spatial data

•Experience creating compelling digital and hard copy map products

•Spatial data management experience including implementing spatial analysis and GIS workflows

•Working knowledge of Python and SQL

•Advanced experience with Esri products including ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Field Maps, Survey 123, Dashboards and Experience Builder

Required application materials:

•Detailed resume

•Cover letter explaining how your work experience, education and career goals make you the ideal candidate for this position.

Please review the previous list of requirements when you apply and ensure you submit all required documents as incomplete applications will be rejected. Candidates progressing to an interview will be required to present a recent GIS project as part of the interview process.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Work experience placement,

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