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Position Vacancy

Program Specialist, Resource Management and Environmental Quality

Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Great Lakes Commission is seeking an individual to fill the position
of Program Specialist to perform work on its Great Lakes Basin Area
Contingency Planning project.  This individual will work with local,
state, and federal agencies as well as private groups to acquire,
develop, and map environmental and economic sensitivity data as mandated
under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.  The work includes populating
databases, working closely with impacted groups and planning bodies, and
extensive geographic information system (GIS) mapping in ArcView®.
Other duties may include working with federal, state, and local groups
on the development of regional oil spill contingency plans.

Applicant must have at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and
should have a working familiarity with GIS, file transfer protocol
(FTP), and database software.  Advanced computer skills are desired.
Ability to develop on-line aspects of this project are a plus.  The
ideal candidate will have good research and communications skills.

Please send a cover letter, resume, expected salary range, and three
references to:

Thomas Rayburn, Project Manager
Great Lakes Commission
400 Fourth St.
The Argus II Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816

by MONDAY, AUGUST 3. No phone calls, please.

This is a full-time, permanent position and offers a competitive salary
and benefits package.

The Great Lakes Commission is a nonpartisan, interstate compact agency
created by state and federal law and dedicated to promoting a strong
economy, clean environment and high quality of life for residents of the
eight-state Great Lakes region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota,
New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin). The Commission consists of
state legislators, agency officials and governors' appointees from its
member states, and also maintains a formal Observer program involving
U.S. and Canadian federal and provincial agencies, tribal authorities,
binational agencies and other regional interests. The Commission offices
are located in Ann Arbor, Michigan; its home page is http://www.glc.org.

The Great Lakes Commission is an equal opportunity employer and complies
with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination. It is
the policy of the Commission that no person, on the basis of race,
gender, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital
status, handicap or prior military service status, shall be
discriminated against.