RCUH CRM GIS Specialist


Pacific International Center for High Technology Research.

Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR) performing programmatic and project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii (USAG-HI), Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), on the Island of Hawai‘i.

MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary commensurate with qualifications.

DUTIES:  Coordinates with Cultural Resources Program Manager (PTA), U.S. Army Garrison Hawai‘i, and programmatic staff to verify, maintain, and update cultural resource related geospatial data in compliance with U.S. Army requirements. Provides guidance and training to Cultural Resources staff on geospatial issues and tools.  Familiarizes him/herself with installation plans, undertakings, and cultural studies and inventories.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Geography, Computer Science, Anthropology, or related fields.  EXPERIENCE:  Three to five (3-5) years of demonstrated work experience in applying spatial data standards and maintaining metadata.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Excellent working knowledge of GIS. Ability to use compass, maps, laser range finders, and Trimble GPS.  Skilled in use of ESRI ArcGIS software, cartography, and data development and maintenance.  Ability to teach less experienced staff about both the use of ESRI software and Trimble GPS equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Post Offer/Employment Conditions:  Must be able to pass a DoD security check for employment as an Army contractor.  Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain and maintain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months from date of hire and maintain throughout duration of employment).  PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Willing to work under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions.  Able to hike up to ten (10) miles per day with backpack weighing up to forty (40) pounds, and camp in remote and rugged areas for periods of several days.  Hiking field trips of several hours may be required over rough terrain at higher elevations. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i’s and/or business entity’s policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH’s, UH’s, or business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience in the cultural and archaeological setting specific to U.S. Army lands and programs.  Knowledge of and experience with DoD Cultural Resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed.  Skill as a catalyst and motivator to elicit cooperation and compliance with actions from diverse individuals and groups.  Knowledge of local, Federal, and State lands use and environmental laws.  Familiarity with integrative techniques used to inventory, assess, and display cultural resource assets, environmental impacts, and their interrelationships.  ESRI ArcView and DoD experience.  Familiarity with SDSFIE and FGDC metadata standards as implemented by the U.S. Army Installation Geospatial Information & Services (IGI&S) program.

PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Willing to work under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions.  Able to hike up to ten (10) miles per day with backpack weighing up to forty (40) pounds, and camp in remote and rugged areas for periods of several days.  Hiking field trips of several hours may be required over rough terrain at higher elevations.

INQUIRIES:  Ana Tejeda 345-5111 (Hawai‘i).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE:  November 5, 2018.

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.