Geospatial Ecologist - Bureau of Land Management
BLM is seeking a dynamic individual to join the team to serve as a Geospatial Ecologist (Interdisciplinary) in the Montana/Dakotas State Office, Division of Resources and Planning, Branch of Biological Resources and Science. This position is located in Billings, Montana. Information about the area can be found at Billings Chamber of Commerce website.
- Uses spatial statistical tools for modeling geospatial data to simulate, estimate, interpolate, and predict natural processes and linkages with human uses and values; products must be served in an enterprise environment.
- Integrates with the monitoring team to create a vision and a strategy for effective integration of science into management.
- Assists and coordinates with the state GIS Coordinator and other state technical staff to further the development of, use for, and access to natural resource data.
- Supports the integration of geospatial data into decision making at multiple levels.
- Works closely with state and area specialists and conservation partner leaders to determine the most efficient methods for implementation of technology tools.
- Assesses quality, compatibility, and limitations of various data used in a wide array of land management and planning efforts.
- Oversees data life cycle management and the organization and maintenance of multi-discipline resource information and data.
- Supports development of data collection tools (e.g., Survey123, Field Maps).