Topic ID #35020 - posted 2/19/2015 1:58 AM

GIS (Geographic Information System) Specialist - Newberry, FL

Jennifer Palmer

GIS (Geographic Information System) Specialist 
SEARCH, Inc - Newberry, FL
SEARCH is seeking a full time GIS Specialist to support projects for our energy, military and transportation clients. The GIS Specialist provides high quality maps, graphics, and other media for reports and proposals. The successful candidate will communicate in a professional and credible manner with peers, be highly organized, and possess excellent graphic skills and have an eye for design. This is a full time salaried position with a competitive compensation and benefit package. Applicants without a minimum of 3 years of full time GIS experience will not be considered.
Qualified candidates should possess BS in Geography, Computer Science, or Engineering. Degrees in History, Archaeology or “related fields” are acceptable with proper GIS work experience;
Detail-oriented, organized, able to work well on simultaneous tasks, and meet multiple deadlines;
Previous experience working within GIS databases;
Superior written and oral communication skills for creating and presenting data;
Proficient in ESRI ArcGIS 10.0;
Experience creating and editing ESRI shapefiles and geodatabase feature classes;
Experience georeferencing aerial photography and map imagery;
Experience with Trimble and Garmin GPS equipment and software;
Experience with additional graphics software, such as Adobe CS;
Experience with CADD software, such as AutoCad or Microstation;
Experience with Department of Defense Geodatabases / Data Models;
Preference given to those candidates with experience in cultural resource management;
Able to obtain government security clearances.
Physical Demands:
(The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Hearing- Able to hear normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
Vision- Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to read/write/type on a computer and conduct research through multiple resources. Clear vision at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more.
Physical Strength-average office environment. Ability to sit or stand for period of time occasionally move up to 15 lbs.
SEARCH is a leading nationwide and global provider of cultural resources services to Commercial and Government customers in the Energy, Defense, Transportation, and Development markets. As a full-service cultural resources company, SEARCH offers a multidisciplinary integration of our five divisions: Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History, and Heritage Design. Since 1993, SEARCH has conducted over 2,500 projects across 27 US States, 6 US Territories, and 16 countries in Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the West Indies. Our staff of professionals work from 15 offices nationwide, including Hawaii, Guam, and our 11,000-square-foot curation facility outside of Washington, DC. Federal and State agencies have selected SEARCH for 33 IDIQ contracts as Prime and 43 IDIQs as Team Member. We have supported each military service branch, 197 military installations, 14 USACE Districts, 13 NAVFACs, 9 state DOTs, 8 Federal agencies, and more than 100 energy projects. SEARCH specializes in major projects and complex undertakings, and we have steadily expanded our staff, offices, services, and client base over the last 20 years.
Compensation is based upon education and experience.
How to Apply: For immediate consideration for this position, please forward a cover letter, resume, salary history, two graphics/GIS samples and three professional references. Candidates who do not submit all the requested documents will not be considered. All inquiries will be treated with discretion.
SEARCH is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing and a criminal background check are conducted upon hire.
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