Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative Environmental Information Manager position supported by the Hawai’i Cooperative Studies Unit/RCUH/U.S. Geological Survey
The Pacific Island Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) is seeking an individual experienced in environmental information management to join our dynamic team in Honolulu, Hawai’i.
The PICCC is a partnership organization committed to assist those who manage native species, island ecosystems, and cultural resources in the Pacific Islands in adapting to climate change. Part of a national network of Cooperatives, the PICCC team engages with a variety of local, regional, national, and international agencies and organizations in developing knowledge, strategies, and management tools to address the impacts of climate variability and change.
We are seeking candidates experienced in developing ecological and cultural information and decision-support tools who are familiar with natural and cultural resource management in the Pacific Islands, have successfully worked with multi-stakeholder partnerships, and can develop an information system in support of climate change research and adaptation strategies.
The full job description and application instructions are below.The application deadline is August 22, 2011.
For more information about the position please contact:
For more information about the PICCC please contact:
PICCC ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION MANAGER – ID# 11423. Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), located in the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.
Minimum Monthly Salary: $3,837/Mon.
Duties: Works in a team environment to develop spatial and relational data applications. Takes a lead role in the development and implementation of a global climate change information system, paying particular attention to the integration of various data sets from the region, implementing technologies to link such data sets, implementing emerging technologies as appropriate and maintaining application platforms. Responsible to keep staff informed of innovative advanced technologies that could be applied within the climate change program.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Computer/Information Science (Two (2) years of college course work (strong in computer science) from an accredited college or university with three (3) years related network and application programming experience may substitute for Bachelor’s Degree).
Experience: Four to six (4-6) years of professional work experience in developing GIS applications, spatial databases, and web interface design. Experience should include supervising technical staff, GIS workflow implementation and familiarity with Microsoft desktop and server operating systems.
SECONDARY Qualifications: Experience with database management systems, web application development, technical project management, familiarity with field GIS methods and biological monitoring/reporting protocols.
Inquiries: Sharon Ziegler-Chong 933-0706 (Hawaii).
Application Requirements: The preferred method of applying for a job is through our on-line application process. Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.” However, if you do not have access to the Internet, you may apply by submitting resume; cover letter including Recruitment ID#, referral source, narrative of your qualifications for position and salary history; names, phone numbers and addresses of three supervisory references and copy of degree(s)/transcripts/certificate(s) to qualify for position by fax (808) 956-5022, mail, or hand-deliver to: Director of Human Resources, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, 2530 Dole Street, Sakamaki Hall D-100, Honolulu, HI 96822 before the closing date. Online applications and faxed documents must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time). Mailed documents must be postmarked by the closing date. Hand-delivered documents must be received by our HR office by 4 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100.
Closing Date: August 22, 2011. EEO/AA Employer.