Kansas Association of Mappers

Floodplain Mapping Specialist - Kansas Dept of Agriculture, Topeka

31 Jul 2018 8:52 AM | Erika Stanley (Administrator)

Job Link: http://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/job/job-postings?id=190375

Job Summary:

The Floodplain Mapping Specialist (FMS) works as part of a team to conduct work activities to complete Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) projects and aid the public in obtaining and understanding available flood hazard information. Work activities include clerical tasks, GIS tasks, communication with communities and the public, writing of plans and reports, public speaking, attendance at meetings and planning sessions with contractors, communities, and other government agencies. The FMS is supervised by the Floodplain Mapping Coordinator (FMC), the NFIP Coordinator, and the DWR Water Structures Program Manager.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in environmental science with an emphasis on hydrology, geology, geography or a related natural science.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS software and products in water resource and environmental applications is preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills as well as the management and development of ArcSDE server applications are strongly preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to travel in-state and out of state, including overnight travel. Must be able to demonstrate progressive work experience in GIS applications, including GIS map creation and geodatabase design and management.


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