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RESOURCES RECYCLING & RECOVERY (CALRECYCLE), DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  RESEARCH ANALYST I (GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS)
Salary: $3,106.00 - $4,810.00
Posted: 10/24/2013

Job Description:
*PLEASE INDICATE RPA #13-110 (Position #835-131-7416-920) ON APPLICATION*. APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE THE RPA AND POSITION NUMBER IN THE “JOB TITLE” SECTION OF THE STANDARD STATE APPLICATION OR YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

DUTIES:

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is seeking a Research Analyst (GIS) to work within the Knowledge Integration Section of the Policy Development & Analysis Office. The incumbent will: gather, compile, analyze and interpret spatial data in CalRecycle’s Geographic Information System (GIS); use online and other resources to confirm the locations of facilities, businesses, and other CalRecycle stakeholders; maintain a spatial inventory of facilities for use in projects from throughout CalRecycle; perform spatial analysis to ensure all datasets are accurate and suitable for use; monitor daily GIS processes, run quality assurance queries, correct data inconsistencies and anomalies, and ensure the smooth functioning of spatial queries, facilitate the transmission of query answers to external databases and the successful operation of CalRecycle GIS functions; perform research, statistical studies and geospatial analyses; support policy initiatives, respond to data requests, provide meaningful information related to complex waste-related activities, and support special studies with relevant and meaningful maps, charts, tables, and other output resulting from spatial analysis; and perform Global Positioning System (GPS) location verifications for CalRecycle sites of interest. You may request a copy of the duty statement from: John.Sitts@Calrecycle.ca.gov

The Office location is in the heart of downtown, close to restaurants, shops, farmers markets, and city parking. The building is easily accessible by bicycle, light rail located within a few steps of the building, and commuter buses from outlying areas, with substantial discounts available on many transit passes.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: : The strongest candidates will:

• Have certificates, or college classes, in geographic information systems (GIS), data analysis, science, research and environmental issues.

• Have extensive experience using ArcGIS software.

• Be extremely detail oriented, proficient in math, and a good communicator.

• Be a creative problem solver.

• Be great at multi-tasking, time management, and working independently.

• Be an enthusiastic and positive team player with a customer service attitude.

WHO MAY APPLY:

Candidates who are currently in this class, have list eligibility to this class, or have eligibility to transfer to this class. Surplus/SROA candidates must include a copy of their surplus notice with their application. All interested applicants must submit a resume and a standard state application (Form Std. 678) with an original signature to the contact person identified in this bulletin. Clearly indicate the basis of eligibility in the explanation section of the Std. 678. Emailed and/or faxed applications cannot be accepted at this time. Applicants will be screened based on their submissions (application, resume and cover letter) and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed, so please highlight how you meet the desirable qualifications.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Reasearch Analyst I 835 - 131 - 7416 - 920
Location County
1001 I Street SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
11/02/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Office of Policy Development and Analysis (KIS)
P.O. Box 4025, MS 19A
Sacramento, 95812-4025
Balesha Compton
916-341-6481
HumanRes@CalRecycle.ca.gov

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