DEEP: GIS program - Resource Assistant 4-24-14

Seasonal Resource Assistant
Description:  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Office of Information Management, is currently seeking to fill a 6-month, temporary position to work with the departmentís GIS program. The work location is Hartford.
Duties (will include): 
  1. Organizing and documenting a collection of environmental and natural resource information for Connecticut and Long Island Sound
  2. Providing technical assistance with ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcGIS Online to GIS users
  3. Designing and preparing of web maps
  4. Designing and preparing maps formatted for printing distributed digitally
  5. Creating new or updating existing metadata
  6. Reviewing tabular and spatial data for accuracy, consistency and completeness
Qualifications:  Applicants will need a working knowledge of ESRI ArcMap and ArcCatalog software. The following experience/skills would be a plus: ArcGIS Online, ESRI Model Builder, programming in Python, digitizing, cartography, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel. A degree in geography, GIS, or closely related field desired.
Pay Rate:  Pay rate varies from $11 to $14 per hour depending on skill level. There are no benefits. There are paid holidays after 90 calendar days.
Hours per Week:  This is a fulltime position, typically 40 hours per week (plus lunch), Monday through Friday within normal business hours. Some scheduling flexibility is possible.
Anticipated Length of Position:  This is a temporary position, lasting approximately six months. A seasonal resource assistant may work a maximum of 1040 hours. The anticipated start date would be approximately June 1, 2014 (and last through at least December 1, 2014).
To Apply: Submit a seasonal employment application, letter of interest, and resume, to:
 Elizabeth Doran
 Connecticut DEEP
 Bureau of Central Services, Office of Information Management
 79 Elm Street, 6th floor
 Hartford, CT 06106 (email submittals preferred)
Application Deadline: 05/15/14
Seasonal Employment Application - Word Form,   PDF