||GIS Analyst II
|Point of Hire
||DL - Doyon Limited
||VP of Lands & Natural Resources
|Type of Position
||Monday - Friday
||JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the VP of Lands & Natural Resources, the GIS Analyst II creates maps, reports, and maintains the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database by utilizing current and additional resources while ensuring accuracy and consistency of the GIS information. Provides assistance and technical support in the functions of records maintenance and land and natural resource management.
• Maintain the Doyon Lands GIS database to represent land ownership and interest and perform updates
• Keep an accurate record of ANCSA selected and conveyed land title in a computerized database
• Review and verify tabular and spatial mapping data provided by government agencies or private sector contractors for accuracy and consistency, modifying and correcting Doyon's database as necessary
• Coordinate GIS data exchanges on a routine basis for data consistency and continuity
• Review relevant federal, state, and local environmental documents, land use plans, State land disposals, and other land management documents; provide comments and recommendations
• Provide technical support, including researching state and federal records for mineral or other title information and writing property descriptions for projects and permits
• Conduct GPS field collections of utilities, easements, trails, and cultural resources
• Alternate for contact with assisting shareholders, government agencies, and the public with land-related inquiries as well as general information about Doyon
• Assist shareholders, government agencies, and the general public with land-related inquiries
• Interact with land managers of Alaska Native Corporations, State and Federal agencies on a variety of topics of mutual interest
• Assist in identifying and researching external sources of hardware, GIS software, and resources
• Evaluate, develop, and upgrade computer software applications for capture, conversion, and maintenance to the GIS as new software becomes available
• Other duties as assigned
DOYON LIMITED CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Commitment to Excellence – Identifies what needs to be done and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations.
• Corporate Values- Understand, embraces, and integrates Doyon corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities.
• Customer Service – Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external clients.
• Safety and Security – Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers.
• Teamwork – Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
• Adaptability- Adapts to changing conditions and work assignments, sets priorities, and manages multiple assignments and tasks.
• Analytical Skills- Visualizes, articulates, and solves various problems and concepts and makes appropriate decisions based on available information.
• Attention to Detail- Ensures one's own and others' work and information are complete and accurate.
• Creative Thinking- Creates something new or original; explores ideas, generates possibilities, looks for many right answers rather than just one; generates new ideas by combining, changing, or reapplying existing ideas.
• Dependability- Consistently adheres to operational standards, ensures smooth operations and positive customer experiences, builds a productive workplace, is reliable, and improves team morale.
• Networking- Establishes, maintains, and utilizes a broad network of contacts (e.g., in a specific industry, in government, and the community) to monitor public and internal issues that affect our business.
• Problem Solving- Anticipates and identifies problems, distinguishes between symptoms and causes, and determines alternative solutions involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity, and risk.
• Research Skills- Searches, finds, and evaluates information sources.
• Time Management- Manages time effectively when accomplishing tasks, projects, and goals.
• Willingness to Learn- Willing to learn new skills or techniques to meet the demanding changes of job duties and responsibilities.
• This position has no supervisory responsibilities
• Must meet one of the following education and/or work experience qualifications:
o Associates degree in GIS, Geology, Natural Resources or a related field, with 2-5 years work experience with Arc/Info and Arc view GIS, state and federal land records, legal descriptions, administrative withdrawals, and Executive Order; OR
o Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geology, Natural Resources or a related field; OR
o Four (4) – seven (7) years work experience with Arc/Info and Arc view GIS, state and federal land records, legal descriptions, administrative withdrawals, and Executive Order
• Knowledge of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and amendments, as well as the general principles of public land law applicable to the grants made pursuant to ANCSA and other public land laws such as the Mining Law of 1872
• Good analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong experience with Microsoft Windows/Office applications
• Some travel may be required for attendance at meetings and for continuing education
• Requires access to certain proprietary data, which must remain confidential
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team environment
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination – effective September 1, 2021, all new employees hired to work at Doyon, Limited are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on the day they begin work. "Fully Vaccinated" is defined as: more than two (2) weeks following receipt of the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or more than two (2) weeks following receipt of one (1) dose of a single-dose vaccine, including any booster shoots authorized by federal or state health authorities.
• Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geology, Natural Resources or a related field
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities. GIS technicians are required to perform fieldwork from time to time. The fieldwork may require walking across uneven terrain, standing outside for long periods of time, subject to all of Alaska's weather to include, at times cold weather, snow, ice, and rain.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing less than forty pounds—[Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Doyon's business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities. With respect to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination, a workplace accommodation may be available based on the Americans with Disabilities Act, for a disability that prevents vaccination, or under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, based on a religious/ethical belief against vaccination. Accommodation requests should be made, in writing to the Human Resources Department.
PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.
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