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GPS Field / GIS Technician (900 Hour Position)

GPS Field / GIS Technician (900 Hour Position)

Job Title: GPS Field / GIS Technician

Organization: New Jersey Fish & Wildlife, Office of Fish & Wildlife Information Systems


Office of Fish & Wildlife Information Systems
New Jersey Fish & Wildlife, Central Region Office
Assunpink Wildlife Management Area
1 Eldridge Road, Upper Freehold Township, NJ 08691

Work Week: 30 – 40 hours (Limited to 900 hours per fiscal year)

Compensation: $15-$25/Hourly rate depending on experience.

Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Description:
Develop and implement GPS field collection and post-processing protocols.  Perform various data development and analysis tasks related to agency datasets. This includes data conversion and reformatting, raster analysis, QA/QC review, GIS processing, creating chart, graph and map output products, and assisting in the preparation of technical reports and presentations.


  • Experience using Trimble GPS units or equivalent to collect and post-process data
  • Ability to plan fieldwork and coordinate with partners to optimize collection productivity
  • Ability to move and navigate through remote, rugged terrain 
  • Experience with ESRI’s suite of products ArcGIS Pro, Insights for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access, Excel and experience creating graphs and charts
  • Experience with processing and analyzing raster datasets
  • Well organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Experience working with QT Modeler and point cloud data preferred

To Apply: Email resumes to

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