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Aryel Azimuth

Bakersfield, CA, USA


Western Michigan University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geography, specializing in natural resource management
Climate Change Studies minor
Combined Major & Minor G.P.A. of 3.40/4.0
Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.22/4.0
Graduated Fall of 2017
Recipient of Deanís List distinctions throughout undergraduate career
Lifetime member of Gamma Theta Upsilon, the International Geographical Honor Society

Grand Rapids Community College
Associate of Arts & Science (A.A.S.) in Network Administration
Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.81/4.0
Graduated Spring of 2014
Recipient of Deanís and Presidentís List distinctions throughout undergraduate career


🌎 Years of Esri GIS product experience, including: ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and Enterprise
🌎 Additional experience with other GIS applications such as DIVA-GIS, GRASS-GIS, and QGIS
🌎 Advanced knowledge of ENVI remote sensing software and extensions
🌎 Bigger-picture thinker with skill in SPSS statistical analysis and data visualization software
🌎 Proficient with Python and SQL scripting and tool development for Esri ArcGIS applications
🌎 Strong sense of aesthetics and user sensibilities when developing and relaying geospatial information
🌎 Expertise in MS Office products, including: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word
🌎 Hands-on experience in both field- and research-oriented tasks during extended geospatial projects
🌎 Ability to organize, draft, and execute NEPA-compliant environmental impact assessments (EIAs)
🌎 Background in relaying data to the public using appealing visual aids and accessible terminology

Work Experience

GIS Technician I | Kern County, California | May 2018 to Present

Acts as the sole GIS expert for Californiaís Kern County Department of Human Services.
Works directly with Kern County DHSís upper management to develop focused mapping projects.
Independently develops mapping and statistical projects for both in-house and public deployment.
Programs tools and scripts in Python to automate and quickly publish recurring map reports.
Collaborates with other departments to facilitate innovative approaches to address community issues.
Undertakes ambitious redesigns and sets new visual and GIS reporting standards for the department.

Cafť Service | Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park | August 2016 to December 2017

Collaborated with management and chef team to quickly serve groups of over fifty people at once.
Developed new menu items and catering dishes alongside the chef team every season.

Circulation Assistant | Kent District Library | February 2016 to September 2016

Extensive knowledge of and training with Library Management Systems (LMS).
Friendly and courteous assistance of patrons of all ages and backgrounds.
Utilized systematic shelving and organization of library resources, including restructuring floorspace.
Performed regular library database management and maintenance procedures while at the front desk.

Bookseller, Music Specialist | Barnes & Noble Booksellers | January 2015 to March 2016

Independently planned, set up, and hosted unique in-store youth activity events.
Delivered technical support and account setup assistance to customers with Nook eReaders and tablets.
Led sales in the media department of the store and regularly trained new bookstore employees.

Aryel Azimuth

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Posted 2018-09-12 under Geography