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OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 4, Number 24

MARINE SCIENCE GIS ANALYST, Living Oceans Foundation, Washington DC

RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED: January 1, 2008 THRU January 31, 2008

ORGANIZATION: LIVING OCEANS FOUNDATION, Washington D.C. 501(c)(3) Private Operating Foundation

SALARY RANGE : Competitive salary and benefits based upon experience

RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares coral reef ecosystem geographic information systems applications design, modification and documentation. Creates and maintains efficient product distribution systems (interactive and static) via the World Wide Web. Interfaces with scientists, software systems engineers, web-developers, and end-users in a team approach to maximize utility of developed GIS products. Processes raw, georeferenced field-data into refined products for scientific analysis. Maintains geographic information systems and keeps databases up-to-date to ensure the system's integrity. Primary responsibility will involve processing of remotely sensed and in-situ data into coral reef ecosystem habitat maps and conducts data-mining of existing data layers or georeferenced data that complement habitat maps. Examples of these applications may be found on the Living Oceans Foundation Data Portal: www.livingoceansfoundation.org

Knowledge of cartography is a desirable qualification. Must be experienced in the use of GIS and image processing software packages such as ERDAS Imagine and ESRI ArcGIS. Particular emphasis will be placed on experience with server and web applications such as ArcGIS Server and ArcIMS.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or marine science with a GIS minor, intermediate to advanced training in ArcGIS programs, and 2 years of experience in GIS programming or GIS database administration/support; OR associate's degree in computer science, information systems or engineering sciences and 4 years of experience in GIS programming or GIS database administration/support.

NOTE: Resumes must specifically address qualifications. Attach a copy of your college transcripts.

CITIZENSHIP and RESIDENCE: US Citizen or current US Resident. Must be eligible to work full time at the Living Oceans Foundation headquarters located at the METRO East Business Park in Landover , Maryland (METRO accessible). Relocation costs will not be considered.

SEND RESUMES TO: CAPT Philip G. Renaud, USN (ret) Living Oceans Foundation 8181 Professional Place Suite 215 Landover , MD 20785

SEND ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS TO: prenaud@livingoceansfoundation.org

Resumes must be received by 4:30 p.m. on January 31, 2008.

For information on other OES activities, go to http://www.oceanicengineering.org

Send comments regarding this newsletter to the editor, Dr. Diane DiMassa, ddimassa@ieee.org