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GIS Trainee - New Jersey Farmland Preservation Program

State Agriculture Development Committee

Trenton, New Jersey

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $54,906, 6 month increase $57,420, 12 month increase to $58,031 with yearly increases after
Deadline May 27, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT THE FULL/OFFICIAL JOB DESCRIPTION.  PLEASE VISIT https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/about/admin/employment/ FOR THE FULL DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY.

Under the direction of the Supervising Planner within the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC), this position will support the New Jersey Farmland Preservation Program’s (FPP) Planning & GIS Unit; steward the SADC’s geospatial inventory of preserved farmland and other spatial geodatabases ensuring their integrity and compatibility with developed applications and workflows; aid in the development of custom GIS map projects and web applications for a variety of SADC initiatives; perform highly technical GIS analysis to guide prioritization of acquisitions and support stewardship of preserved farmland and agricultural development efforts; coordinate directly with partner agencies; perform other related duties as needed.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Geography, or Environmental Science including or supplemented by twelve (12) semester hour credits in computer mapping/GIS which shall have included spatial programming and digital image processing.

NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the above disciplines including or supplemented by the additional credits as shown may be substituted if the applicant holds a Bachelor's degree in another field.

This position includes excellent health benefits, leave plan, participation in the work-from-home pilot program, regular salary increases as per the title and range, savings plan and pension system.  

HOW TO APPLY

PLEASE VISIT https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/about/admin/employment/ FOR THE FULL DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY.

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Category General / Stewardship
Tags GIS , Sustainable Agriculture