GIS Analyst

Los Angeles, California, United States

About RRG Nature Based Solutions (RRG NBS):

RRG Nature Based Solutions (RRG NBS) is a global firm that creates and executes tailor-made sustainability and regenerative strategies for innovative investors, committed companies, farmers, and asset owners in water, agriculture, biodiversity, renewable energy, and other natural resource-dependent sectors. RRG NBS works with its sister company, the California-based investment firm Renewable Resources Group, as well as other capital allocators, CPG brands, and partners and clients in the US and internationally.


Since 2003, the people behind RRG NBS have pioneered sustainable solutions, at scale, in farming, water, and renewable energy across five continents. We are a one-stop shop of advisors, developers, operators, and connectors. Our 100+ professionals provide cross-disciplinary expertise throughout the value chain – including sustainable water strategies and development, agronomy and farming operations, carbon and renewable energy, and regenerative agriculture, biodiversity, and ecosystem services.


RRG NBS is proud to help drive the sustainability and regenerative transitions of the world’s pivotal natural-resource supply chains. We strive to improve agricultural, water, and energy systems in ways that benefit both people and the environment. When you work here, you feel the “RRG difference,” from the way we treat our employees and do business every day, to the way we think about improving the sustainability and resilience of the industries in which we work.


More information about RRG NBS is at our website:  https://www.rrgnbs.com.


About This Position:

RRG NBS is looking for a GIS Analyst to join our team.  In this position you will handle routine and presentation mapping requests, create and maintain key datasets, and coordinate with other technical teams on large-scale data projects. We are looking for highly motivated applicants with excellent communication skills, an eye for detail, and a strong ability to troubleshoot. This position is primarily based in our Bakersfield office.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Handling routine and custom GIS mapping requests from various stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Maintaining and updating both proprietary and non-proprietary data sets (both geospatial and non-geospatial)in local files as well as web-based feature services
  • Performing various types of spatial data analysis
  • Acquiring geospatial data from various sources, including SQL databases, shapefiles, KML, CAD, and APIs
  • Helping to build and maintain various data models for consistency and quality control on key datasets

What We Are Looking For:

Note that you do not have to match all the listed requirements.  We believe that our organization and culture are made stronger through diverse perspectives and experiences.

  • Strong background with the ESRI suite including ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online
  • Extensive experience working with and managing geospatial data
  • Aptitude for problem-solving with a strong attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge in principles of map-making and map presentation


Education and Experience

  • Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geospatial Information Technologies, Environmental Engineering, Geography or a related field
  • 3+ years of professional GIS experience
  • Experience in agriculture or water is a plus

The pay range for this role is $75-$85k.  Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience aligned with the Firm’s internal leveling guidelines and benchmarks.

RRG NBS is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.