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GIS And Data Management Assistant Job
The job that I chose to look into was GIS and Data Management Assistant. The employer of this job is Nature Conservancy. The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 counties. The mission of the Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The type of employment is a full time position. The office is located in Brunswick, Maine. Your starting salary would be twelve dollars per hour. Some benefits that you gain from this job are the Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, a 401k plan, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond. There are some basic qualifications needed for this job. For your education you are required an associated degree in related field and 1 year related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. They would prefer you to have a bachelor’s degree in natural resource field. Schools that offer Natural Resources, Conservation degree or program are, University of Phoenix, University of Maine, and University of New Hampshire. You will need an experience maintaining and populating databases and manual files. On a GIS stand point; you will need experience producing maps and or other graphic products and reports. They also ask for you to be familiar with Maine geography and available GIS datasets a plus. Lastly, you will need experience with Microsoft work, excel, access and using the Internet.
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