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UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA Hydrography GIS Technician in CEDAR FALLS, Iowa

Position Description:Responsible for using ArcMap editing and specialized United States Geological Survey ArcMap extension tools to carry out editing of topological hydrological geometric features as part of the Iowa version of the USGS National Hydrography Dataset; responsible for updating and maintaining progress tracking applications and for updating workflow diagrams and documents; regularly corresponds, collaborates, and communicates with primary Iowa USGS Water Steward at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources; maintains metadata and documentation; performs topology checks and other data quality checks to identify and correct errors or omissions in data; maintains up to date knowledge about USGS updates to extention tools and practices; and performs ongoing review of project progress with map linked to tracking data.This is a part-time, benefits-eligible position, estimated to work approximately 36 hours per week. This position is eligible for overtime.Percent of Time/Week:90%Service Schedule:Calendar YearEducation Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Geography or GIS required.Required Qualifications:At least one year of experience working with ArcGIS Desktop software and USGS specific toolsets for editing and quality control of National Hydrography Dataset features in ESR File Geodatabase formats; experience with USGS National Hydrography Dataset data models and implementations in ESRI File Geodatabases including geometric and attribute rules (topology, domains, subytpes) as well as relationship classes; and proficiency in using Google cloud-based software like Gmail, Google Sheets, Chat, etc. required.Desirable Qualifications:Master's degree in Geography preferred.Position Title:Hydrography GIS TechnicianJob Category:Type of Position:TermFull Consideration Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020Advertising Started on:Wednesday, January 8, 2020Hiring Department:GeographyDepartment:GeographySalary:$15.62/hr - $15.62/hr:PS.117Application Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.Number of References: 3Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact:- john.degroote@uni.eduInnov Teaching and Tech Ctr 214Phone: 319-273-6158UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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