Agency: National Park Service
Location Holbrook, AZ
Salary $36,611.00 to $47,598.00 / Per Year
Type: Full time, TEMPORARY position
Closes Monday 4/17/2017
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.
This vacancy announcement is limited to the first 50 applicants. It is scheduled to close at midnight (11:59 EDT) on April 17th or at midnight (11:59 EDT) the day the 50th application is received, whichever comes first.
Participates in Visitor Experience Resource Projection (VERP) planning project by collecting field data utilizing accepted field mapping techniques including GPS, total station, tape and compass, or any combination thereof. Inputs spatial and non-spatial data into Arc GIS, edits and analyzes data, produces maps and figures, and maintains the geodatabase. Performs back-ups, purges unnecessary files, ensures all files are organized. Edits components of GIS database to correct errors or modify, delete or add information. Operates, updates, and assists in maintaining GIS software, hardware, and other peripheral devices. Maintains GPS units. Carries out literature searches for the purpose of gathering information. Writes technical reports.
QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for this position, you must possess the qualifying specialized experience and/or education as well as selective factors as described in the occupational/assessment questionnaire and as outlined below.
To qualify for this position at the GS-06 grade level you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience may include performing cartographic, engineering or biological technician work that involved the application of GIS/GPS practices on cultural, resource conservation or land management when combined with knowledge of GIS software and hardware operations and equipment OR successful completion of one year (27 quarter or 18 semester hours) of graduate study which included coursework directly related to the work of the position; OR a combination of experience and education to meet the total experience.