shrug-l: FW: OPS GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst position with the Florida Division of Forestry

Pence, Patrick Patrick.Pence at
Mon Feb 2 12:48:58 EST 2009

From: Cummins, Karen 
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 1:57 PM
To: 'shrug-l at'
Subject: OPS GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst position with the Florida Division of Forestry



We have an immediate opening for a GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst available at the Florida Division of Forestry. The position is located in Tallahassee, Florida. This position is a temporary position listed as Other Personnel Services (OPS) position, working within the Division's Information Technology Section.  


Duties and Responsibilities - 

*         Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates technical phases of remote sensing and GIS work. 

*         Plans and coordinates work to develop improved techniques and procedures to solve unusual problems requiring creativity in the modification of conventional practices.

*         Creation and development of vector and raster layers.

*         Conduct sophisticated spatial modeling with ArcGIS and ERDAS Imagine tools.

*         Works in coordination with agency program leads to meet project deadlines

*         Responsible for advanced image processing algorithm development using various types of imagery (medium resolution, multi-spectral imagery from SPOT 5, Landsat 7, Ikonos) and other satellite and aerial sources as acquired. 

*         Responsible for production and analysis of classified (thematic) image data and related products to support forestry production activities. 

*         Program and automate complex remote sensing and GIS tasks/processes to make data processing and analyses more efficient, solve unique and diverse technical problems.


Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position: 


*          At minimum a college diploma or university degree in the field of geography, computer science or environmental sciences and/or 2 years equivalent work experience. Masters Degree preferred.

*          Knowledge and use of ARCGIS, Spatial Analyst Extension, ERDAS Imagine 

*          Knowledge of GIS concepts and computer operations procedures and systems.

*          Project management and process modeling skills necessary


Salary Commensurate with Experience


Information Contact  

Interested applicants, or those desiring further information, should contact Sue McLellan at 850-414-8554 or via email  <mailto:mclells at> mclells at  as soon as possible.


 Susan E. McLellan, Systems Project Admin.(GIS) 
Florida Division of Forestry/ FRPSS
3125 Conner Blvd
Tallahassee, 32399-1650 FL
850-488-8556 FAX
mclells at


Karen Cummins, GIS Analyst
Florida Division of Forestry/ FRPSS
3125 Conner Blvd
Tallahassee, FL  32399-1650 

email:  <mailto:cummink at> cummink at
(850) 414-0868 




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