Kansas Association of Mappers

GIS Specialist - FEMA, Kansas City, MO

25 Sep 2017 8:55 AM | Erika Stanley (Administrator)

Job Link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479955400

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA is seeking a talented Geographic Information Systems Specialist.

This position is located in the Response Division. In the position you will serve as a GIS Technician, coordinating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support for FEMA Region 7 Response Division. This position starts at a salary of $72,500 (IC-12).

In this position, you will develop, code, maintain, and integrate databases with GIS systems; produce and present data in the form of tables, graphs, and geospatial maps; and update, maintain, and expand relational and geo-databases.

Responsibilities include:

◦Creating accurate geospatial maps in a timely manner using the proper techniques and procedures.
◦Producing maps that display information in an understandable and aesthetically pleasing manner.
◦Locating, analyzing, and presenting spatial data in the form of tables, graphs, and charts.
◦Importing data into databases and creating custom queries.
◦Performing attribute and spatial joins.
◦Following established FEMA standards for map layout.
◦Geo-referencing data and using vector and raster data within GIS software.
◦Importing, converting, and generating GPS data into GPS software.

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