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GIS Analyst II 2260 NWRC

Company: North Wind Group
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Tempe, AZ
Title: GIS Analyst II
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: As Needed
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Incorporated in 2011, North Wind Resource Consulting's core capabilities include environmental documentation and permitting; natural and cultural resource surveys; wildlife and botanical expertise; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) technical services; historic and prehistoric surveys; environmental consultation such as Section 106 for cultural resources, Section 404 for wetlands, and Section 7 for endangered species); and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping capabilities. North Wind Resource Consulting maintains offices across the country.

Job Description

North Wind Resource Consulting, LLC is seeking a qualified GIS Analyst II with 2-5 years' experience to support various cultural and environmental projects. The work will be located out of our Phoenix, AZ office. Remote work is possible for the candidate with the correct skills and job experience. The selected individual will use a variety of ESRI GIS applications to create maps, setup field devices and support our Cultural Resources group. There may also be data conversion, and analysis of GIS data and preparation of data documentation and metadata for GIS projects. The candidate must have a high level of skill in preparing publish quality maps and exhibits out of Arc GIS Pro and be familiar with ESRI field maps. The candidate must also demonstrate reliability, a strong work ethic, effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to complete projects independently and/or in small teams in a responsible and timely manner. The candidate must have demonstrable experience with providing graphic assistance to proposals, technical reports, or public involvement meeting materials. This is a fast-paced environment and individuals will need to communicate effectively to technical staff.

Most of the projects will be cultural resource assessments and figure support, but may also include NEPA documents, fire management plans, environmental assessment support, and environmental remediation support among others. 95% of the of the work will be supporting cultural projects and the other 5% will be supporting proposals or other environmental projects. Most of the work will be performed in the office with travel being 15% or less. This opportunity affords excellent experience and applications of GIS in diverse environmental fields.


  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in Archeology, GIS, or Natural Science
  • Knowledge, understanding, and experience using GIS software to manipulate, convert, analyze, and map geospatial data.
  • Knowledge and experience administering ESRI Enterprise GIS, AGOL, Arc GIS Pro and ESRI Field Maps is required.
  • Cultural or Archaeology experience is preferred.
  • Additional experience with Sharepoint, Cultural Class III Surveys, Geodatabases, Tablet based field collection, Python scripting, etc., is highly desirable.
  • Applicants should also include any additional experience they may possess, e.g., emerging technologies such as operation of unmanned aerial vehicles for data collection, photogrammetric analysis, etc.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

    Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.

Keywords: North Wind Group, Tempe , GIS Analyst II 2260 NWRC, Professions , Tempe, Arizona

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