Geospatial Analyst Level – I
The Geospatial Analyst I (GA-I) works under the direction of the Project Manager or Team Leader in a team environment to create products using multiple vector and raster data sources in multiple formats. The GA-I understands graphic feature and tabular data relationships, data topology, and network connectivity. The GA-I creates, edits, and analyzes geospatial data using multiple technologies. The GA-I creates map and engineering products using standard cartographic techniques.
Duties and Responsibilities, but are not limited to:
- – Digitizing data from various sources including satellite imagery, aerial photography, hardcopy, and CADD;
- – Working with coordinate projections with imagery, CADD, and GIS data;
- – Preparing GPS data collection plans, data dictionaries, and equipment calibration;
- – GPS field survey and data capture;
- – Maintaining geospatial databases, including schemas and standards;
- – Acquiring data from various sources including clearing houses, USGS, FEMA, etc.;
- – Identifying data from commercial sources;
- – Documenting, and analyzing geospatial databases;
- – Working under the direct supervision of senior personnel in a team environment;
- – Creating quality cartographic products; maintaining cartographic templates;
- – Providing detailed written documentation including metadata and other instructions, standards and specifications in a clear, concise and well-structured manner;
- – Participating in professional GIS associations and activities.
- – Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Cartography, Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field
- – Plus +1 year experience.
- – Ability to organize and maintain geospatial data.
- – Ability to work as part of a team to produce deliverables and solve problems.
- – Advance computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- – Basic knowledge of Esri ArcGIS Desktop software (ArcMap/ArcPro).
- – Basic knowledge of coordinate projections and datums.
- – Basic knowledge of GPS.
- – Basic knowledge of projections for raster and vector data formats.
- – Attention to detail.
- – US Citizenship Required
- – Active clearance, or the ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance, up to a Full Scope Polygraph and background investigation.