U.S. Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and reciprocal trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce and constitutional democracy, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development.

U.S. Department of Commerce Chicago, IL, USA
Nov 05, 2019
Full time
ECC comment : Census positions such as this Geographer position will be crucial for fair elections which can make a major difference in Federal environmental, sustainability, and conservation funding and environmental protection.  This particular position provides a great opportunity to gain experience with GIS. This is a Time-Limited Appointment; initial appointment is not-to-exceed (NTE) 09/26/2020. This appointment may be extended or terminated earlier at management's discretion Summary This vacancy is a Geographer position located in the   Chicago Regional Census Center (CHIRCC) in Chicago, Illinois. This position has a positive education requirement; please refer to the education section for additional information. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Use geographic information systems (GIS) and other geographic methods to identify, process, analyze, and compare geographic and demographic patterns. Review proposals, plans, and specification for geographic operations; studies and critique statistical methodology and general data collection specifications as the affect geographic support functions. Design, develop, and implement, GIS and other geographic methods to prepare spatial databases, and map population patterns. Acquire address lists from tax offices, city engineers, local planning agencies, utility companies, etc. in order enhance, update, or create address files included in the Master address file. Analyze and report on results of studies of population patterns and write reports, methods documents, and articles as well as create technical presentations for meetings and conferences. Travel Required 25% or less - Occasional travel may be required - 25% Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !