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California Department of Fish and Wildlife – Job Announcement

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSTING

RESEARCH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I (GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS)

Sacramento County

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Who We Are:
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) manages California’s diverse fish, wildlife and plant resources and the habitats upon which they depend. Throughout the organization, CDFW staff are committed to sustaining California’s abundant natural resources. CDFW combines several diverse lines of businesses dedicated to science, conservation and research including: Marine, Ecosystem Conservation, Wildlife, Fisheries, Spill Prevention and Response, Law Enforcement, Fiscal and Information Technology. Located in downtown Sacramento, we are a premier state employer offering competitive salary, excellent benefit packages with opportunity for advancement. We are looking for people who share our interests and dedication to the state’s natural resources and desire to work in a stimulating environment with truly dedicated staff.

What You Will Do:
CDFW has an exciting opportunity for a Research Program Specialist I (GIS) to provide support for the Department’s Fisheries Branch. This position will be part of the Department’s GIS Unit within the Biogeographic Data Branch, but will be housed a few blocks away at the shared Fisheries Branch / Water Branch building, where there is currently 1 additional GIS staff position. Among the programs that this position will play a key role in include the Coastal Monitoring Program, Fishing Regulations data management, and the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) program.

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