Geographic Information System Specialist - Pinedale - job 854030

Department Of The Interior

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Pinedale, Wyoming

Employment type: Full-time


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Summary


Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.


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Responsibilities



  • Duty 1: Responsible for the acquisition of a wide range of spatial information required to support the management of public lands.

  • Duty 2: Responsible for the management of a wide range of spatial information required to support the management of public lands.

  • Duty 3: Utilize a mix of technical skills in the geographic and geospatial computer application disciplines.

  • Duty 4: Effectively and efficiently enforce the Bureau's mission and operational procedures in support of business operations and natural resources management.


Travel Required


Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


Supervisory status


No


Promotion Potential


11



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Conditions of Employment



  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Be sure to read the How to Apply and Required Documents Sections.

  • You cannot hold an active real estate license: nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.

  • Direct Deposit Required.

  • Appointment will be subject to a favorably adjudicated background/suitability investigation/determination.

  • Your resume must contain enough information to show that you meet the qualification requirements as defined in the announcement. In addition, your responses to the questions must adequately reflect in your resume.

  • May require a one year probationary period.


Qualifications


In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements - please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience.


GS-09 You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), related technology, and analytical techniques to resolve moderately complex GIS issues and complete a variety of well-presented projects and assignments in support of business operations and natural resources management activities. Knowledge of standardized geospatial and GIS software/hardware. Knowledge of the concepts involved in predictive modeling to generate computer models of resource distribution and behavior on frequently measured environmental factors.



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Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree -or- 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree.



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Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of specialized experience and appropriate graduate education. Graduate level education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.


GS-11 You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: Knowledge of geographic/cartographic sciences, interdisciplinary resource management, and database management to design, develop, and manage geospatial databases. Knowledge of appropriate database design principles to identify interrelationships within GIS data. Knowledge of interrelationships between various natural and cultural resources (i.e., range, wildlife, soil, water, minerals) programs to work with a diverse group of resources specialists, planners, and managers to coordinate and implement geospatial applications. Knowledge of functions, principles, techniques of land use planning, including outdoor recreation planning and interdisciplinary resource management (e.g., environmental impact analysis, rangeland management, wildlife management etc.) to assist in the integration of Enterprise GIS with long- and short-term planning and management activities.



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Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree -or- 3 full years of progressively higher-Level graduate education leading to such a degree.



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Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of specialized experience and appropriate graduate education. Graduate level education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.


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.


Education


If using education to qualify, you must submit copies of all transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. See Required Documents section for more information.





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