Cartographic Technician - Sequoia National Park

Thursday, March 16, 2017 3:21 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465223400/

Work Schedule is Full Time - Temporary NTE 1039 hours

Opened Wednesday 3/15/2017 (1 day(s) ago)

Closes Tuesday 3/21/2017 (5 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Major Duties: 

This position will support the maintenance of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Geographic Information System. There are two primary focuses of this position. First, migrate the parks' sequoia tree inventory from a Microsoft Access database to a geodatabase and publish the data through ArcGIS Online. Second, assist the Fire GIS Specialist with fire mapping and data for both of the parks' prescribed and wildland fire programs. 

Primary duties include using Esri ArcGIS software to manage spatial data & create maps (digital & in print); manipulating tabular databases using Microsoft Access and SQL Server; using tabular and spatial statistics to analyze data; create web maps using ArcGIS Online, and using GPS equipment to collect data on park assets and resources.

Summary

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates.

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You are responsible for reading this job announcement, and complying with all application requirements. Failure to do so may cause you to lose consideration for this position.

You are responsible for reading this job announcement, and complying with all application requirements. Failure to do so may cause you to lose consideration for this position.

Area of Consideration is all qualified persons. Under Executive Order 11935, only United States citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) may compete for civil service jobs.

This position is full-time temporary not-to-exceed 1039 hours (about 6 months) in a service year. Position may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.

The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is May through October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding.

Area Information: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks represent an extraordinary continuum of ecosystems (96% designated wilderness) arrayed along the greatest vertical relief (1,370 to 14,505 feet elevation) of any protected area in the lower 48 states. These parks provide a wealth of recreational opportunities via 835 miles of trails, wild and scenic rivers, alpine lakes, and caves, along with a full range of overnight lodging prospects to choose from that include 14 campgrounds. For more information visit: http://www.nps.gov/seki/



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