Parsons Corporation SCA-Computer Operator III/GIS Technician in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
SCA-Computer Operator III/GIS Technician
Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States
The Integrated Training Area Management Office (ITAM) at the Army's Fort Bragg Training Area is seeking two (2) permanent, full-time (40-hour/week) Computer Operator/GIS Technicians. ITAM Program provides GIS support to military trainers, land managers, and environmental staff and offers a wide range of GIS services in a fast-paced environment. The GIS Specialist/Analyst reports to the ITAM Program Coordinator and is responsible for managing and coordinating the GIS program at various installations.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
The minimum requirements for this position are: Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography or related field.
Must have 1-4 years of work related experience and a demonstrated proficiency in using the ESRI ArcGIS suite of products (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolBox).
Proficiency in GIS software applications and programming is required. Also requires a demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication skills and a working knowledge of industry practices. Well-developed skills with one or more GIS packages including scripting, programming, modeling, and designing.
Ability to design and maintain GIS databases and other database formats such as Microsoft Access, dBase, etc.
Proficiency in cartography and map design, including coordinating systems, projections, and map scales.
Ability to utilize, convert and incorporate various types of data into GIS. Examples of this data include Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and database files.
Knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as Visual Basic, Python, HTML, AML, EML, Cold Fusion, etc.
Systems automation skills (e.g., UNIX scripts, NT batch scripts, Linux scripts)
Systems and peripheral troubleshooting skills
Ability to independently assess data anomalies, software problems, and program design flaws, and take appropriate steps to make the project work.
Ability to ascertain hardware/software limitations, how to work within them, and what can be done when limits are reached.
Ability to communicate results of assigned tasks in writing.
Ability to document work performed on a project in project logs.
Ability to document specific information about project data in the metadata file.
Proficiency in basic office automation software including MS-Word or MS-Excel.
Must be able to do field work on uneven terrain under extreme weather conditions and operate a four-wheel drive vehicle on rough roads/trails.
Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team in a highly structured organization.
SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
US driver’s license and must pass MVR and be able to maintain legal driving privileges both on and off post.
Ability to successfully pass NAC-I (National Agency Check with Inquiries) investigation.
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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT
Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.