NANA Regional Corporation GIS Specialist I in Middleton, Wisconsin

GIS Specialist I


Lynxnet is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) and SBA 8(a) disadvantaged business providing proven and dependable system modernization services and IT program support. Our team is committed to satisfying our customer’s requirements by applying quality subject matter expertise and innovative technical solutions to every project through continual process improvement. Whatever the job may be, the Lynxnet Team will tailor each operation to ensure mission accomplishment, security, reliability and flexibility. With our ISO 9001:2008 certified Quality Management System, our clients can rest assured that they are working with a company that meets the highest criteria of a globally recognized industry standard.


The Wisconsin Internet Mapping (WiM) Group of the Wisconsin Water Science Center (WI WSC), designs, develops, and hosts internet mapping applications and geospatial tools in support of the USGS mission. Although predominantly federal, WiM’s customers and cooperators also include state and international government organizations. Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) makes available through a Dept. of Interior Enterprise License Agreement the use of their ArcGIS Online products including the Web App Builder, and Story Maps.


Task 1: Research, design, and create geospatial applications and Story Maps using ArcGIS Online (AGOL).

  • The candidate shall prepare, convert, and standardize geospatial data by utilizing ESRI’s ArcGIS software to perform various geoprocessing tasks including; data analysis, data schema creation, model development, spatial data organization, spatial data editing, map development and map interpretation.

  • The candidate shall create templates, processes, and methods for the standardized utilization of ArcGIS Online and ESRI Story Maps. This shall include following USGS policies and standards such as the USGS Visual Identity, publishing standards, and USGS scientific information and data integrity standards as specified by USGS policy and memoranda.

  • The candidate shall produce geospatial mapping products and applications using the ArcGIS suite of software, ArcGIS Online, Web App Builder, and Story Maps.

  • The candidate shall work with USGS scientists to educate, train, and assist them with their use and implementation of ArcGIS Online and the use of Story Maps.

Task 2: Technical Writing

  • The candidate shall prepare and edit scientific text for use in Story Map products.

  • The candidate shall document standard techniques and methods used in the development of geospatial products.

Task 3: Website Development

  • The candidate shall create and edit standardized web page templates.

  • The candidate shall assist with website design, development, and maintenance.



  • Prefer a Bachelor's degree in this area of specialty and/or equivalent minimal experience of 2 years in the GIS field

  • Demonstrated GIS and geospatial experience

  • Utilizes Geographic Information System techniques to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location.

  • Working understanding of GIS software and how to use analysis methods to arrive at results.

  • Working understanding ArcGIS suite of software, ArcGIS Online, Web App Builder, and Story Maps.

  • Has working knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Office work is sedentary and may involve long periods of working at a desk, digitizing equipment, and computer terminals. Fieldwork is performed in marshes, oceans, and other types of aquatic and wetland habitats. Field studies involve considerable physical demands, such as frequent, extensive travel on foot over rough, mucky flooded areas; exertion from lifting and carrying equipment; and energy drain from cold, wet and windy weather in winter to hot, humid, and buggy conditions in summer.


  • Domestic Travel may be required

  • A driver’s license will be required for local travel via automobile

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation.Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-WI-Middleton

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Ongoing

Req ID: LYN00745