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Job Status :   Full Time, Employee
Company :   The Louis Berger Group, Inc.
Posting Date :   March 28
Closing Date :   OPEN
Relevant Experience :   1 Year(s)
Number of Positions :   1
Location :   Washington, District of Columbia
Category :   GIS


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The Louis Berger Group, Inc.

GIS Specialist

The Louis Berger Group has an immediate opening for a GIS Specialist in our Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Primary responsibilities would include map production and spatial analysis of vector and raster data sets in support of environmental science and planning efforts, report writing, and GIS model development.  Experience (1-3years) with ArcGIS 9.x-10.x and cartographic map production is required.  Additional experience with any associated extensions (Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, ArcGIS Server, etc.) and GPS equipment and software is preferred.

Typical GIS projects support natural resource inventories and assessments, NEPA analysis and documentation, and master planning efforts for Federal clients. The position provides an excellent opportunity for applying GIS knowledge and skills across a variety of science and planning disciplines.

Requirements: The ideal candidate should have:

-At least 1-3 years of experience working with or training in ESRI ArcGIS 9.x-10.x software.  Additional experience with GPS is preferred.

- A BS/BA degree in Geography, Environmental Science, or related field. A MS/MA degree will substitute for one year of experience.

-An understanding of cartographic principles, data management, and digital map production.

-Attention to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

-Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, for working with coworkers and clients.

-Knowledge of ESRI Geodatabase design structure and management is a plus, as well as general database knowledge.

- Candidates must be motivated individuals with excellent cartographic and interpersonal communication skills and strong organizational and data management skills.

The Louis Berger Group offers excellent benefits, salaries, and opportunities for growth for energetic, dynamic individuals. We promote a challenging team approach toward achieving professional goals balanced with the flexibility to pursue personal interests.

Applicants must state in their applications whether they have current eligibility to work in the US.  Applications without this information will not be considered.

Preference will be given to candidates living in the proximity of the proposed work location.

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