Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician via Indeed

Watershed Consulting Associates

Burlington, VT, US

Description: The GIS Technician will be responsible for tasks supporting a variety of initiatives related to water quality planning, monitoring, modeling, analysis, design, and permitting. The ideal applicant will have strong GIS and cartography skills and a working knowledge of Vermont water quality issues and stormwater management best practices and regulations.


  • Creation, maintenance, and integration of spatial data into GIS databases
  • GIS spatial analysis and data query
  • Production of mapping products
  • Writing of technical memorandums and reports
  • Field work support may be required

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Intermediate proficiency in ArcGIS (including digitizing vectors, running geoprocessing tools, working with geodatabases, and creating map layouts) and strong cartography skills
  • Understanding of general concepts related to hydrology, soils, water quality, water resources planning, and environmental statistics
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to interact with clients

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience with ArcPro, QGIS, MapBox, Spatial Analyst, ModelBuilder, and ESRI StoryMaps
  • Experience in geodata collection and data import to GIS applications
  • Photoshop/Illustrator (or similar) program for cartography and layout creation

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Science, Civil/Environmental Engineering, Physical Geography, or related field from an accredited institution.

Compensation: Watershed Consulting offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience as well as excellent benefits and opportunities for professional development and advancement.

To apply: Please include a statement of interest, a resume, and examples of your cartographic skills.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Application Question:

  • Did you attach a cover letter, resume, and examples of your cartographic skills to this application?

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Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19





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