Herrera is a Pacific Northwest leader in ecosystem restoration, sustainable development, and water resources protection. We recruit individuals who share our values and are dedicated to making a difference. With integrity, objectivity and a strong environmental ethic, we are proud of our positive contribution to our communities, environment, and our employees.

We invest in each team member to drive success of our company as a whole. We develop lasting relationships with each other and with our clients. Our results-driven, collaborative culture is key to our continued success in developing innovative solutions for clients in the Northwest and across the globe.

If you want more than a “job” and want to join our family of employee-owners who are engineers, scientists, planners, and technical support specialists, as well as skiers/snowboarders, parents, musicians, tri-athletes, gardeners, scrap bookers, runners, knitters, hikers, climbers, birders, fishermen, cyclists……please apply. We have a casual, cohesive and caring work environment. We offer excellent opportunities to develop your career and competitive compensation, including an attractive retirement package. Position Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Seattle, WA

Position Description:

Are you a talented, enthusiastic GIS Analyst with 1-3 years experience applying innovative, cutting-edge GIS solutions to address complex spatial problems? Join the Herrera team and make a difference! The GIS Analyst reports to the GIS Manager and provides mapping and spatial analysis support on a diverse range of interesting engineering and environmental challenges for cities, counties, agencies, and private clients throughout the Pacific and Inland Northwest and internationally. The ideal candidate will be a strong analytical thinker with an eye for effective graphics and an excellent attention to detail.


• BA or BS in Geography, Cartography, Planning, Natural Resources, Geology, Engineering, or other GIS-related field with a GIS concentration • 1-3 years of direct professional experience • Ability to apply a high level of creativity and innovation to GIS analyses in support of environmental projects in our water resources, ecological restoration, and sustainability practice areas • Strong knowledge of map production and spatial analysis using ArcGIS 10x desktop software and GIS web technology • Strong knowledge of ArcGIS extensions, including Spatial Analyst and 3-D Analyst • Familiarity with compiling local and regional environmental data from a variety of sources, including field data and online data • Exposure to Model Builder and scripting languages such as Python (ArcPy) to automate repetitive desktop GIS tasks is a plus • Experience with graphic design software like Adobe Illustrator is a plus • Experience in designing and building GIS databases is a plus
• Experience using and preparing LiDAR and survey data for advanced procedures such as hydraulic modeling is a plus • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively explain GIS technology needs and opportunities to clients and coworkers • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with rapidly changing objectives, budget constraints, and priorities • Ability to take direction easily and follow direction accurately • Ability to work alone for extended periods of time while remaining motivated, efficient, and innovative • Passion and understanding of how to effectively apply technology as a “means to en end” for solving problems and accomplishing goals

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Herrera provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Herrera does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

We encourage women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for this position.

Application Deadline: Until filled

Herrera Environmental Consultants For additional information, please visit our website at: www.herrerainc.com 2200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100 Seattle, WA 98121 206.441.9108 (Fax)