Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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- image interpretation, delineation and classification of wetlands and other natural features;
- application of federal wetland mapping standard Classification of Wetland and Deepwater Habitats of the United States (Cowardin, 1979) and other classification systems as required;
- managing photography and GIS databases;
- application of the principles wetland science, hydrology, soil science, vegetation identification and geomorphology in support of image interpretation, classification and assessment;
- project scheduling and team assignments;
- quality assurance and control;
- performance monitoring;
- participating as a team member in GIS product design, maintenance, and development; and,
- potential for teaching workshops or classes.
Essential Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated proficiency in: applying the FGDC federal wetland mapping standard (Cowardin, 1979); spatial data development in an ArcGIS environment; use of Rapidograph pens in delineating features on hardcopy photography (or digital equivalent such as Digital Transfer Scope); wetland plant identification and soil science; understanding the ecological relationships between wetland plants and their environment; and, working in a team environment. Experience with development of spatial data using remote sensing software (ERDAS, eCognition) in a production environment would be beneficial.
The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary’s University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience:
Requires an accredited Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in biology, ecology, natural resources, science or a related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in image interpretation and classification of natural features.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.