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    This position is located within a National Forest. The position is located at a Forest Service unit with responsibility for providing geospatial data management support for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and other cartographic activities supporting land, resources and ecosystem management functions.

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    Data Management

    Uses GIS equipment and software to compile, capture and update resource base data from various source maps according to the guidelines of specific data sets. Ensures accuracy and appropriateness of data and refers errors or incomplete data to data steward.

    Geospatial Analysis

    Uses basic operations and scripted processes to manipulate and analyze geospatial data to support multi-resource analysis in support of planning, analysis, and monitoring activities; and resource management decision making.

    Cartography and Map Design/Production

    Creates simple thematic map products and presentation materials using established automated map and chart making processes. Collects and/or receives data for processing and compiling into datasets for producing cartographic models, maps and analysis. Ensures products adhere to map preparation and data quality standards.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per fire assignment.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    1371 Cartographic Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511123800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.