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This position is located in Winnemucca, NV. Information about Winnemucca, NV and the surrounding area can be found at Winnemucca Chamber of Commerce.
This position serves as an advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist to the office manager and resources staff of a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office. This position is responsible for the acquisition and management of a wide range of spatial information required to support the management of public lands.
The incumbent must have a thorough and effective mix of technical skills in the geographic and geospatial computer application disciplines as well as a working appreciation of the Bureau mission and operational procedures sufficient to support business operations and natural resources management in the BLM.
At this grade level, the position is responsible for planning and carrying out complex assignments, adapting guidelines for application to specific cases or problems, analyzing the results, and recommending changes to existing procedures and methods.
Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary, requiring long periods of sitting in one position, intense concentration; and working for several hours at a time. Stress may be experienced on a regular basis in attempting to respond to conflicting objectives and in working against tight deadlines with limited resources.
Work Environment: The work is primarily in an office/computer room environment. Occasional fieldwork may be required. Fieldwork is in support of resource mapping projects and involves extended days of travel, sometimes in poor weather conditions. The incumbent must be comfortable with less than ideal conditions in remote settings in the accomplishment of mapping projects.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and field visits.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531265800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.