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Job Title:Cartographic Technician
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:621319GRSMDEU1263
SALARY RANGE:
$38,790.00 to $38,790.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Thursday, March 08, 2012 to Monday, March 19, 2012
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1371-07
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Temporary NTE NTE 1039 hrs

DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy(s) - Gatlinburg
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
United States Citizens

This position will perform a wide variety of tasks involved in the
development of cartographic products including field data collection,
compilation, editing and production (manual or digital, manual and/or
color); Global Positioning system (GPS); and Geographic Information System
(GIS) technical support functions. Visits field sites to gather
information utilizing field mapping techniques which may include GPS
hardware and software such as Trimble and Garmin receivers, TerraSync,
Arcpad, Pathfinder Office and DNR Garmin. Plans and implements projects
involving digital geospatial data and resulting products for a variety of
park operations. Operate, update and maintain GIS software, hardware, and
associated peripheral devices. Maintain GPS equipment, GIS database and
network server hosting park's GIS library. Shares GIS,GPS and other
digital information through established channels of distribution.



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QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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Applicants for this position must meet the basic experience or education
requirements stated below. For equivalent combinations of education and
experience refer to OPM’s Operating Manual, Qualifications Standards for
General Schedule Positions, available in any Federal personnel Office.



EXPERIENCE:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 grade level.
Experience must have been related to the work of the position for which
application is made. Examples of qualifying specialized experience
include: internships or technician work; cartographic, engineering, or
biological technician work that involved the application of GIS/GPS
practices on cultural, resource conservation, or land management when
combined with knowledge of GIS software and hardware operations and
equipment.

OR

Successful completion of one full year of graduate level education in
cartography, astronomy, geodesy, photogrammetry, oceanography, computer
science, land surveying, geophysics, remote sensing, algebra, trigonometry,
and calculus. (9 semester hours

Thomas Colson
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN
O (865)436-1701 C (865)202 4158




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