Cartographic Technician

Posted on Aug 04, 2021 via USAJobs

National Park Service, Department of the Interior

Fort Collins, CO  |   #government


This Cartographic Technician, GS-1371-7 position is located in the National Park Service, Interior Region 1, North Atlantic, Appalachian area in the Lands Resources Division.

The primary purpose of the position is to perform work involving the conversion of Park tract and boundary data to new digital mapping.

The duty station of the position is Philadelphia, PA or Fort Collins, CO.

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-06/24/2021-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.

Open to the first 100 applicants or until 06/24/2021 whichever comes first.

All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience.

To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), AND the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time).

If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.

To qualify for this Cartographic Technician, GS-1371-7 position, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-6 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors).

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

Specialized experience includes but is not limited to the following: using ArcGIS products and/or CAD software, creating maps to display geospatial information, understanding and applying projections and spatial extents, and data management in multiple formats, and mapping various land ownership.

For each list of specialized experience, you must include beginning and ending dates in a month/year format and the number of hours worked per week.n-OR-nEDUCATION: Successful completion of at least one year of graduate level education directly related to the work of the position (for example, geography, cartography, physical and geological science, computer science or land surveying).

You must include transcripts.

One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study.

Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis.

If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

You must include transcripts.n-OR-nSuccessful completion of portions of directly related graduate level education and specialized experience as described above that when combined total at least 100 percent to meet the qualification requirements.

To combine experience and education, first take the number of months of full time experience and divide by 12 months.

Then take the number of successfully completed semester hours and divide by 18 semester hours.

Add the percentages together.

The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

Example: Eight months of GS-6 level (equivalent) specialized experience.

Eight months divided by twelve months (1 year specialized experience) is equal to 67 percent of the required experience.

Nine semester hours of graduate level education directly related to the position.

Nine semester hours divided by eighteen semester hours (1 academic year) is equal to 50 percent of the required education.

The applicant meets 100 percent of the total requirements.

You must include transcripts.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Deadline: 2021-06-24 (Expired)
Salary: 47K-62K Per Year

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