Colorado State University GIS Analyst - Fort Lee, VA in Fort Collins, Colorado

Posting Detail Information

Working Title GIS Analyst - Fort Lee, VA

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 201800688AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range 60,000-63,000

Desired Start Date 09/15/2018

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Posting Date

Open Until Filled Yes

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/26/2018

Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU. CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

Position Summary

The GIS Analyst position supports Fort Lee. The employee will manage SRP/ITAM (Sustainable Range Program/Integrated Training Area Management) GIS data for the Army. This will include updating and editing the data as needed. The employee will also be responsible for ensuring the GIS data meets all data standards outlined by the Army.

Required Job Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field (e.g. geography, cartography, environmental science, etc).

  • At least three years of work experience in a relevant field is required.

  • Experience with Geographical Information System and Global Positioning System technologies, and with Microsoft Excel and Access database management.

  • Working knowledge and experience with the military and related work experience with the Department of Army, particularly in the Sustainable Range component.

  • Knowledge of SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standards for Facilities Infrastructure and Environment) and other federal GIS data standards.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one by the employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • MS/MA degree in natural resources management or closely related field is desired.

  • Experience with the Range Complex Master Plan (RCMP) to include: RCMP tool functionality, RCMP mapping products, and RCMP development process.

  • Experience providing subject matter expertise to an ACOM (Army Command), ASCC (Army Service Component Command), and/or a Direct Reporting Unit (DRU) with RCMP-T (Range Complex Master Plan-Tool) related tasks as demonstrated in past performance.

  • Experience working on public lands with multiple land management and regulatory agencies.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are important.

  • Experience with all-terrain vehicles, snow machines, and 4-wheel drive vehicles, and the ability to work outdoors in adverse weather and rugged terrain is beneficial.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Project Management

Duty/Responsibility

Verify the installation’s project designs, provide personnel required to execute installation GIS activities, schedule/coordinate project execution, document/update execution progress, and assist the Government in identifying future GIS projects.

Percentage Of Time 25

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category GIS Support / Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Duty/Responsibility

(1) Provide geospatial analysis and cartographic support to Range Operations. (2) Gather and create geospatial data and perform geospatial analysis to support Range Modernization. (3) Provide SRP GIS support for unit training. Develop, maintain, and update Military Installation Maps (MIMs) with the required geospatial data layers in accordance with MIM Production Guidance Documentation (MPGD) to support mission requirements. (4) Develop, update, manage, report, and maintain the DAMO-TRS (SRP) proponent SDSFIE Army Adaptation geospatial data layers in accordance with the DAMO-TRS SRP geospatial Data Development Strategy, the SRP geospatial data Quality Assurance Plans (QAPs), and the SDSFIE Army Adaptation. (5) Provide general SRP Program GIS management including GIS related software updates/requirements, hardware replacement/requirements, supplies, imagery acquisition requirements, and travel/training needs for SRP GIS staff. (6) Build and maintain SRP Geospatial Data in support of Army Strategy—includes development, maintenance, upgrade, reporting, and QA corrections for all SRP proponent data layers in compliance with Army Strategy and Command Geospatial. (7) Develop, update, and manage SRP proponent geospatial data layers to support Range Operations, Range Modernization, and ITAM. Includes development to achieve SRP Geospatial Data Strategy standards, RCMP mapping requirements, and range charrettes, and Military Installation Map (MIM).

Percentage Of Time 65

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Reporting

Duty/Responsibility

Tracks project for monthly/quarterly reports

Percentage Of Time 10

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than August 26, 2018 for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot. 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot. 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot. 5) Three references (contact information for professional references including at least one supervisor, references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates)

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License, Special Requirements/Other - Candidate must have a favorably adjudicated National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) or an equivalent or higher investigation in accordance with Army Directive 2014-05 at time of the proposal submission and must maintain the level of security required

Search Contact Jacie Ullrich wcnr_hr@mail.colostate.edu

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • Please affirm your knowledge that job duties for this position will be performed at Fort Lee in Virginia.

  • Yes, I affirm.


  • Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or CV

  • Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  • Official Transcripts

  • Other