GIS Associate

Boise, IDFG Headquarters
Application Period: 
6/4/2021 to 6/11/2021
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
$17.70 per hour

About the position

We are looking for a GIS savvy, detail oriented, data-driven self-starter who possesses a passion for Idaho’s wildlife information. This person will be located within the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System team at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game headquarters office in Boise.  This non-benefited position is allocated 2 months of funding and begins immediately. $17.70 per hour.

General Information: 
Incumbent must be able to sit for long periods of time within an office setting with or without reasonable accommodations and work 40 hours per week. Work hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Responsibilities include good knowledge of the ESRI tool suite (ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online). Cartographic expertise is required to create hard copy and digital map products for use at IDFG regional buildings and public use. Knowledge of the Microsoft suite of tools is needed in order to collaborate and communicate with team members.
The applicant must be able to work independently with attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Understanding the principles of GIS and cartography and usage of the Microsoft suite - Outlook, Word, and Excel are required. College coursework toward a degree in Computer Science, GIS, Wildlife Management, other related areas of study, or equivalent knowledge typically gained through previous experience as a GIS technician is desirable.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1487228 at
  2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  3. Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to:
    • Idaho Department of Fish and Game
    • Attention: Angie Schmidt
    • 600 South Walnut, Box 25
    • Boise, ID 83707
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Angie Schmidt
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)