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Welcome to the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians' (CTCLUSI) Job Opportunities page.

Jobs available in our Tribal Government and other Tribal Entities

Thank you for your interest in employment with CTCLUSI. We employ a broad range of qualified applicants with experience for positions at our different locations.

Jobs available in our Tribal Government and other Tribal Entities are as follows:

  • Blue Earth - Full Service Voice & Data Network Interconnect Company and Other Enterprises
  • CTCLUSI - Tribal Government Offices
  • TRCR - Three Rivers Casino Resort (Florence and Coos Bay)

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GIS Administrator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512409-821716
    • Job Location: Coos Bay, OR
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Date Updated: June 10, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Close Date: Until Filled
    • Job Type: Full Time
    • Starting Salary: $23.37/hr. DOE
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Job Description:

SUMMARY

The GIS Administrator is responsible for managing all aspects of the Tribes’ Geographic Information System including data collection and maintenance, quality control, software administration, geospatial analysis, cartography, and training and technical support for GIS users. This position will provide GIS services and support for the forest management, cultural resources, emergency management, planning, and other departments.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage, maintain, and update the Tribes’ geospatial data.
  • Produce high-quality cartographic products in print and digital formats.
  • QA/QC geospatial data including metadata documentation.
  • Develop map templates for use by other departments and staff.
  • Provide GIS-related training and support to other staff.
  • Perform spatial and statistical analysis to inform planning and management decisions.
  • Create statistical summaries, tables, charts, and reports for inclusion in tribal documents.
  • Develop and update GIS coverages using a variety of tools including aerial photo interpretation, GPS units, LiDAR, and UAV’s.
  • Maintain software, licenses, and hardware associated with the Tribes’ GIS.
  • Evaluate and incorporates new GIS innovations and related hardware/software.
  • Attend meetings with internal staff as well as outside agencies, and provide input on GIS and other topics.
  • The activities and responsibilities will primarily be conducted in the office; however, however, there may be opportunities for the incumbent to assist with field work such as GPS data collection on an as-needed basis.
  • Maintain appearance standards as outlined in CTCLUSI policies.
  • Interact with Tribal members and the general public in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain a good attendance record as outlined in CTCLUSI Handbook.
  • Other duties as directed by management.

LEVEL OF AUTHORITY & RESTRICTIONS

  • Exercises a limited range of supervisory duties for contractors and consultants.
  • May supervise seasonal interns.
  • Work is performed under the general direction of the Forest Lands Manager, Culture and Natural Resource Director, Chief Executive Officer and/or Tribal Council.
  • Incumbent must display a high degree of initiative in carrying out their duties.

WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT

  • Work effectively in a team environment with a diverse variety of technical, professional, and administrative staff.
  • Work effectively in a negotiating environment where others may have diverse and competing interests and may be uncooperative or adversarial.
  • The noise level in the office environment is usually moderately quiet.
  • May require limited field work in remote forested locations.
  • Limited field work may be subject to extreme weather conditions, noisy conditions (shouting necessary to communicate), reduced air quality (may encounter fumes, odors, dust, chemicals (e.g. Herbicides), encounters with wild animals and insects.
  • Limited field work may occasionally be in close proximity to large machinery (bulldozers, excavators, yarders, and loaders).
  • Requires occasionally irregular working schedules around tides, other cycles or events, evening and weekend meetings, out-of-area travel for meetings, conferences, workshops, trainings, etc.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS

  • Requires the ability to maintain high level of professionalism in all interactions.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively with federal, state, county, and local governments, and the ability to work well with Tribal members, the general public, private landowners, and stakeholder organizations.
  • Requires the ability to manage moderate levels of stress arising from schedules, workload, diverse or adversarial stakeholders, etc.
  • Must be able to walk, talk, hear, use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
  • The physical ability to stand, sit crouch, stoop, bend knees and rest on knees or walk frequently, to use both hands for dexterity and grasping.
  • Requires the ability to maintain high level of professionalism in all interactions.
  • Limited field work may require the ability to traverse steep slopes and difficult ground conditions for extended periods of time, to drive vehicles with either standard or automatic transmissions for up to 6 hours or more per day.
  • Limited field work may require the physical ability to work outdoors in all temperatures and weather conditions, to work around loud and constant noise continuously, and to tolerate required personal protective equipment such as safety/fire boots, work gloves, safety glasses, ear protection, safety vests, face shields and hard hats.
  • Limited field work may require the ability to walk, hike, and, drive in difficult conditions at various hours and days of the week.

JOB LOCATION

Tribal Administrative Office
1245 Fulton Avenue
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420

Experience and Skills:

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25 years of age per Tribal Vehicle Use Policy.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Cartography, Environmental Studies, Computer Information Systems, or related field, with major course work in Geographic Information Systems is required. Equivalent combination of education and direct, relevant, and progressive experience may be accepted in lieu of educational requirement.
  • At least two (2) years of practical work experience using ESRI software is required (practical experience acquired in the classroom is acceptable). A GIS certificate from an accredited university or community college can substitute for work experience in GIS.
  • Experience in the use of ESRI products including ArcGIS Pro, ArcOnline, and ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 or later (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox).
  • Proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • Understanding of traditional and geospatial database design principles.
  • Proficiency in the use of scripting (Python, etc.) to solve complex geoprocessing problems and to automate repetitive workflows.
  • Must be willing to complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) training for NIMS certification as arranged by the Tribes.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Hands-on experience with GPS technology and field collection techniques.
  • Problem solving, time management and verbal/written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Must possess reasonable ability to communicate in English.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license as well as be able to comply with Tribal Vehicle Use Policy. This position may include providing transportation for Native and non-Native American clients in tribally owned vehicles.
  • This is a covered position and will be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal history background check, which will include fingerprinting.
  • Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.
  • Indian preference will be observed in the hiring process.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS / LICENSES

  • FAA Remote Pilot Certificate is preferred but not required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with the use of GIS in forest management, including forest inventories and harvest planning.
  • Experience with the use of photogrammetry software to mosaic and orthorectify aerial imagery.
  • Experience with the use of UAV’s to collect GIS data (aerial photography, structure from motion, LiDAR, etc.).
  • Experience with, or the desire and ability to learn, modeling packages used in forest planning including:
  • Forest inventory and growth packages including FPS, FVS, Organon, etc.
  • GRAIP and/or GRAIP Lite.
  • NetMap (Terrainworks).
  • Experience in cultural resource management (CRM), or experience with projects or data management involving cultural resource protection.

Employee Benefits

To view and apply for Three Rives Casino Resort (Florence and Coos Bay), click on the following link: Three Rivers Casino Careers
Available to ALL Team Members, such as

  • Competitive wages & advancement opportunities
  • 401(k) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program
  • Professional uniforms (if required) - FREE
  • Monthly Team Member appreciation events
  • Orientation, including Guest Service Training
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) - FREE to TMs and eligible dependents
  • Team Member break areas with free beverages and computer access. Coos Bay has a dining area with access to discounted shift meals; Florence has a dining area with free salad and soup and access to discounted shift meals.
  • Special prices and/or discounts on work shoes through Shoes for Crews
  • Wellness Fair activities
  • Payroll Direct Deposit
  • 24/7 internet access to your payroll records and Team Member informational documents and resources through Paylocity
  • Discounts at TRC Hotel, Gift Shop, Restaurants & Ocean Dunes Golf Course. Please ask each venue for discount availability prior to your visit.
  • Discounts and/or specials at Coastal Fitness, Oil Can Henry’s, On Your Feet with a Splash (Florence), CDW, Ferrallgas, Oregon Pacific Bank, AT&T and other community-wide merchants as they become available.

Additional Benefits for Team Members who meet Eligibility Requirements, such as

  • Health Insurance via the FEHB & access to Dental, Vision & FSA
  • Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Income Protection
  • Personal Time Off accruals (aka PTO) for use as needed for vacation, sick time, and/or personal time off
  • FMLA, Medical, Personal, Bereavement & Jury Duty Leave
  • Team Member Recognition Programs
  • Training & Development

Team Members are invited to participate in TRC established committees that meet regularly. Check the bulletin boards for more information. For more information on the benefits listed above, check Paylocity or stop by Human Resources ~ M-F 8am to 5pm

Available to ALL Employees, such as

  • Competitive wages & advancement opportunities
  • 401(k) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - FREE to staff and eligible dependents
  • Special prices and/or discounts on work shoes through Shoes for Crews
  • Wellness Fair activities
  • Payroll Direct Deposit
  • 24/7 internet access to your payroll records and Team Member informational documents and resources through Paylocity
  • Discounts at Three Rivers Casino Resort hotel, gift shop, restaurants & Ocean Dunes Golf Course. Please ask each venue for discount availability prior to your visit.
  • Discounts and/or specials at Coastal Fitness, Oil Can Henry’s, On Your Feet with a Splash (Florence), CDW, Ferrallgas, Oregon Pacific Bank, AT&T and other community-wide merchants as they become available.

Additional Benefits for Employees who meet Eligibility Requirements, such as

  • Health Insurance via the FEHB & access to Dental, Vision & FSA
  • Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Income Protection
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO ~ Paid time off accruals for personal time off and sick leave
  • FMLA, Personal, Bereavement & Jury Duty Leave

For more information on the benefits listed above, check Paylocity or contact Human Resources ~ M-F 8am to 5pm.

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