GIS Opening at Housatonic Valley Association

Position Opening: GIS Developer / Analyst
Summary: The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) seeks a skilled and motivated Geographic Information Systems (GIS) professional with strong geospatial analytical and developer skills and demonstrated expertise with ESRI’s ArcGIS desktop, mobile and server technology for the full-time position of GIS Developer / Analyst. For 75 years, HVA has been dedicated to the health and vitality of the Housatonic River, a nationally recognized, 1,245,000 acre watershed located in western Connecticut and Massachusetts and portions of eastern New York. GIS is an HVA core competency. It is essential to the work we and our partners undertake to set conservation priorities, conserve the natural character and environmental health of our communities, and protect and restore the lands and waters of the Housatonic Watershed for this and future generations.
Position Description: Working out of our Cornwall Bridge, CT main office, the incumbent works closely with HVA colleagues and acts as the GIS Manager for the organization. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary commensurate with experience. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining and enhancing HVA’s natural resource and parcel-based GIS data, developing geospatial models to perform spatial and tabular analysis, and publishing cartographic products as static paper maps and dynamic web-based applications.
Required Qualifications:
 Proven capabilities with ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server
 Experience building interactive web-based applications using Arcgis Online and/or ArcGIS FlexViewer
 Familiarity with ArcGIS Story Maps
 Enthusiasm to remain current in GIS technologies
 Passion for Environmental Protection and Land Conservation
 Willingness to assist with non-GIS related activities
 Effective communicator in written and spoken language
 Valid Driver’s License
Desired Qualifications:
 Familiarity with GIS data sources for CT, MA and NY
 Familiarity with Amazon Web Services and managing ArcGIS Server on Amazon EC2
 Experience with GPS and mobile GIS data collection
 Experience using Data Driven Pages, ModelBuilder
 Experience managing ArcGIS Online Organization Account
Email cover letter, resume, examples of recent work using ArcGIS Desktop and ArcServer, and links to Facebook and Linkedin pages to: Tim Abbott tim.abbott@hvatoday.org. The position will remain open until it is filled.

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