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Brandon Tourtelotte

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Organization: East View Cartographic, Inc.

Title: GIS Cartographer

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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Posted: February 25, 2009

Resumes From: Local area, inclusive of Wisconsin





Job Description:



The GIS Cartographer is an entry-level to mid-level position. The successful applicant will report to the GIS Project Manager and the Director of Geospatial Data Production division. Primary duties will include: designing maps and map layouts, GIS data management with emphasis on cartographic production from various sources, performing and documenting quality control/assurance procedures, and data conversion and modification within the GIS production environment.



Duties and responsibilities:



  • Designing maps and map layouts.
  • Researching, selecting and evaluating map source data for use in the preparation or revision of maps and charts to various scales.
  • Capturing, maintaining and outputting digital geographic data and metadata.
  • Managing operation of GIS equipment, software, data, and products.
  • Taking responsibility in quality control for source, intermediate and output data. Documenting QC results.
  • Project management (able to accept a project independently and in a team work environment, design methodology to complete project, and produce final product(s)).
  • Related duties assigned by the Department Head and GIS Project Manager

Qualifications and Skills:



o Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in GIS, Geography or a related field.

o Fundamental knowledge and skills in digital cartography.

o One to five years (or more) of experience in GIS and digital cartography. Strong knowledge in ArcInfo, Spatial Analyst, and geodatabases is required. Knowledge in ESRI PLTS software is preferred.

o Excellent oral and written communication skills

o Ability to complete short-term projects with tight deadlines

o Desire to learn new skills related to GIS development including computer hardware, software, extensions.

o Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees.



Send resume to:



jobs@cartographic.com (.doc or .pdf formats are acceptable)



Competitive applicants may be asked to submit additional information.
Brandon Tourtelotte
East View Cartographic, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN




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