GIS Specialist/Field Biologist


Job Details

Job Title

GIS Specialist/Field Biologist




Oakland-Fremont-Pleasanton Metro Area



Primary Background

GIS Professional



Job Number

JN -052024-2881


Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified GIS Specialist/Field Biologist to work in the San Ramon, CA office for projects across the Eastern Bay Area.

Pay Range: $70-100K DOE

Must Have Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or currently pursuing) in biology, wildlife ecology, environmental science, or a related natural resource field.
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS software and mapping techniques.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience including identifying California flora and fauna.
  • Excellent communication and writing abilities.
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, independent, reliable, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • Reliable transportation to access various field sites is necessary.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize ArcGIS software to generate high-quality maps and spatial data analysis.
  • Produce vicinity maps and detailed figures using aerial photography for line work.
  • Conduct field surveys and collect biological data to support environmental projects as needed.
  • Analyze spatial data to identify trends, patterns, and relationships relevant to environmental studies.
  • Collaborate with team members to integrate field data with GIS projects.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations based on GIS and field data.
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of GIS data and maps.