National Forest System
Geospatial Technology and Applications Center
Social/Biological/Physical Science Information Specialist, GS-0101/0401/1301-12
(Geospatial Specialist Program Assistant)
Permanent, Full-Time Opportunity
Link to outreach: Outreach, GTAC, GS-12 Geospatial Specialist
The Geospatial Technology and Applications Center (GTAC) staff within the National Forest System (NFS) will soon advertise a Geospatial Specialist Program Assistant, GS-0101/0401/1301-12, responsible for direct support to NFS, Research and Development (R&D) and State and Private (S&P) Deputy Areas for National and local unit products and services used by the Forest Service and the public. GTAC is seeking applicants with geospatial applications experience and an interest in working with existing dynamic teams supporting the development of geospatial products and services. This notification is circulated to inform prospective applicants of this opportunity. We anticipate advertisement of this position by February 2023.
The incumbent reports to the Resource Mapping, Inventory and Monitoring (RMIM) program leader. As Program Assistant to the RMIM program, this position is responsible for the day-to-day operations, overall monitoring, organization, guidance, and administration support while also supporting long term project strategies for active, and new geospatial projects. This position will also provide an opportunity to engage with and support geospatial visual outcomes for services in ArcGIS Online (AGOL) and/or other current available means. These projects support several local and national geospatial scope for projects supporting R&D, S&P and NFS Deputy Areas. These include but are not limited to inventory and geospatial data development and support, existing vegetation data development, geospatial visualizations (ex. AGOL), monitoring using remote sensing and other data types, support to geospatial data and estimator tools and many more topics.
The Duty Location
This position allows multiple duty location options to be negotiated, including but not limited to: Washington, DC; Denver, CO; Fort Collins, CO; Missoula, MT; Salt Lake City, UT. Please note your duty location preference in your response. This position is Telework eligible.
How to Apply for the Outreach
If you are interested in the Permanent Full-Time appointment, please respond electronically using one of the following links, by November 4, 2022.
Outreach Response Form: Current Forest Service Employees
Outreach Response Form: Non-Forest Service Employees
If you are having technical issues with submitting your response, please contact Dianne Sigler, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions regarding the duties of the position, please contact Kevin Megown, GTAC Resource Mapping, Inventory and Monitoring Program Lead, at 801-946-5143, email@example.com.