A GIS forester manages geographic information systems in support of land management and other forestry activities.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are a leading technology in the natural resources profession. This technology results from the organization of geographic information into computer database and analysis software which allows for statistical analysis, calculations, custom map production and many other manipulations to support planning, development and research projects.
Bachelor's degree in Forestry from an accredited University is required.
Average Annual Salary: $42,381
Average Hourly Rate: $20/hour
Timely update of GIS and Inventory databases to reflect forestry operations
Satisfy GIS and reporting requests related to daily needs of operational forestry staff
Ensure that corporate data standards and data consistency is achieved
Ensure that environmental or financial risk management reporting is conducted in a timely and professional manner
This job is right for you if...
You enjoy working outside
You like project management
You have an eye for details
You enjoy working with data