Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The work is primarily in an office setting, sedentary, requires long periods of sitting in one position, and intense concentration for several hours at a time. Stress may be experienced on a regular basis in attempting to respond to conflicting objectives and tight deadlines with limited resources. Occasional fieldwork may be required in support of resource mapping projects, involving extended days of travel in remote settings and in poor weather conditions.
The incumbent provides support and advice for application of geospatial technology under the guidance and direction of a higher level specialist and/or supervisor. They are responsible for a wide range of spatial information required to support the management of public lands. The incumbent must have an effective mix of technical skills in the geographic and computer science disciplines, including ARCGIS, and GPS. Duties include input into a variety of databases. Providing technical user support for all aspects of geospatial data and software. Work with a diverse group of resource specialists, planners and managers to coordinate and implement GIS activities, to include; development of project objectives, evaluation of adequacy of existing data sources, creation/modification of GIS coverage, databases, analysis, and preparation of final output products.