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    This position is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Geodetic Survey (NGS) with 1 vacancy in Woodford, VA, 3 vacancies in Silver Spring, MD, and 2 vacancies in Norfolk, VA.

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    As a Cartographer, you will perform the following duties:

    • Perform or evaluate field work on geodetic surveying projects including research, reconnaissance and recovery.
    • Operate or evaluate a variety of Global Positioning System (GPS) and classical surveying instruments, and test surveying equipment and software to understand proper use communicating results.
    • Perform data reductions and process various forms of surveying data with a variety of software.
    • Interpret and apply multiple forms of cartographic and mapping data to evaluate survey results, ensuring compliance with data and/or project instructions and survey specifications.

    These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZP-3; the ZP-2 is developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 30% of Domestic and Foreign travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    3 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

  • Job family (Series)

    1370 Cartography

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