gis technician resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Geographic Information System (GIS) technician with more than 10 years of experience planning, developing and implementing GIS applications. Fuels crew supervisor with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in supervising and exceeding projects to be meant on time. Creative professional with extensive project experience from concept to development. Talents include having accurate, logic, and compliance with GIS. Analyst with extensive experience in ArcMap, ERDAS, Spatial Analysis, Global Positioning System (GPS). Proficiencies include receiving, logging, validating and maintain status data from maps or surveys; a long with doing data entry of map coordinates. Accomplished and energetic GIS technician with a solid history of achievements in forestry, fire, and fuel monitoring. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include spatial analysis, fuel monitoring supervisor, FEMO/FOBS, and Technical Specialist in fire. Direct, and participate in, forest-fire suppression as a GIS Specialist and firefighter. Prepare, maintain and update files and records, including land use data and statistics.
  • Microsoft Office
  • File/records maintenance
  • Reports generation and analysis
  • Training, education, and development
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Multi-task management
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Administration and Management
  • Active Learning
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Participate in and support team planning efforts.
  • Prepare reports, using statistics, charts, and graphs, to illustrate planning studies in areas such as tree inventory, land use, or zoning, and fire operations.
  • Research, compile, analyze, and organize information from maps, reports, ArcMap programming, and books for use in reports and special projects.
  • Prepare, maintain and update files and records, including land use data and statistics.
  • Prepare, develop and maintain maps and databases.
  • Collaborated with other firefighters as a Type II Incident Management Team member for a firefighting crew.
  • Extinguish flames and embers to suppress fires, using shovels, or engine or hand driven water pumps.
  • Measure and assess vegetation resources for biological assessment companies, environmental impact statements, and rangeland/fuel monitoring programs.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Monitor contract compliance and results of forestry activities to assure adherence to government regulations.
  • Supervise activities of other forestry workers.
  • Experience GIS Technician July 2004 to Current Department of Interior-Bureau of Indian Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional Office- Billings, M T Conducted analysis to address agencies that needed to be trained in GIS and GPS technology which led to over 75% of the agencies being trained.
  • Provided on-site GIS/GPS training; including fuel monitoring training.
  • Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs to the agencies.
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase agency understanding of GIS, fuel monitoring, and forestry material.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on the adequacy of documents and took necessary steps to cure any deficiencies.
  • Devised short and long-range action plans to address a wide variety of municipal needs.
  • Identified GIS, monitoring, and forestry problems to strengthen any collected data to serve assistance to the agencies and tribes.
  • Gathered and analyzed GIS/monitoring information and used findings to define product strategy.
06/2004 to Current GIS Technician Mears Group | Oklahoma City, OK,

Managed forestry activity contracts and payments using Excel.

Identified tree species and mapped stand strata using Arc Map Applications.

Organized and entered field data into Arc GIS.

Applied progressive teaching principles to the Agency and Tribes, improving standardized GIS skills.

Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage Agencies and Tribes critical thinking and discussion on GIS standards and applications.

Delivered detailed feature map books to the Agencies and Tribes that included detailed designs with Imagery and spatial data.

Developed accurate development estimates and drafted map projects illustrating the resource plans.

Expected in 2015 to to Master of Applied Science | Environmental Policy and Management/Natural Resource Management University of Denver, Denver, CO GPA: GPA: 3.7

Environmental Policy and Management/Natural Resource Management GPA: 3.6

Emphasis in Geographic Information System

Expected in 2004 to to Bachelor of Arts | Environmental Studies Montana State University of Billings, Billings, MT GPA:

Environmental Studies

Member of Environmental Awareness

Coursework in Environmental Science and Biology Club


charts, clerical, Computer literate, Creative Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Customer Satisfaction, Decision Making, Electronics, GIS, GPS, graphs, inventory, Law, Listening, meetings, mail, Microsoft Office, Natural, Policy Analysis, Problem Solving, programming, proofreading, Quick learner, Research, Safety, scheduling, statistics, typing
Professional Affiliations

Montana Association of Geographic Information Professionals (MAGIP) Was Rewarded a certificate for the Best People's

Choice Poster at the 2014 Intermountain GIS Conference.

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School Attended

  • University of Denver
  • Montana State University of Billings

Job Titles Held:

  • GIS Technician


  • Master of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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