Interdisciplinary - GIS Specialist

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Mar 16, 2019
Admin Assistant/Environmental Support GIS - Remote Sensing

Job Description


About the Position: Incumbent will serve as a Data Management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist.

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  • Performs data entry, data creation, data organization, data management, and geoprocessing to enter map and tabular data into the GIS and/or other database formats as appropriate.
  • Researches sources within and outside the federal government to find needed data for specific projects.
  • Customizes new datasets to meet requirements where data does not exist.
  • Performs multi-layer map creation and editing, generates map and report products, and reviews map data for technical adequacy submitted by contractors or project customers.
  • Creates, edits, and maintains simple spatial and tabular, geo-referenced, and/or relational databases.
  • Assists with developing and maintaining custom applications and interfaces, often connecting to outside data sources to allow users to capture and use data that will be required on a recurring basis.
  • Develops and evaluates digital data and mapping (raster and vector) products in the areas of spatial analysis.
  • Produces computerized geo-referenced maps for individual projects using GIS and other software.
  • Compiles, edits, analyzes and interprets data for inclusion into project files and publications.
  • Attends professional meetings, seminars, workshops, and training courses to maintain state-of-the-art advances and applications in GIS and data management.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 10% for this position.

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Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level  


Government- Federal


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